Tristan Loftis peers through a snowy pair of goggles during a trip by Gunnison Elementary School third graders to Crested Butte Nordic Center this past Thursday. For more from the

Mr. Woytek, principal at Gunnison Elementary School (GES), gets a laugh at students duct taping him to a table near the school’s entrance this past Friday. GES first- through fifth-grade

Snowfall in the high country has brought wildlife to lower elevations for the winter, but it still takes a close eye to find them under the cover of timber. This

Carlie Kenton and son Finn McHale are all smiles while sledding the hill east of the Western Colorado University football practice field this past Friday. For more from the day

Isabelle Bihler leaps across the stage in High Attitude Dance Academy’s presentation of “The Polar Express” this past Saturday at Taylor Auditorium on the Western Colorado University campus. For more

The Club Sports Figure Skating team at Western Colorado University hosted a Crimson and Skate fundraiser at Jorgensen ice rink this past Saturday following the Western men’s hockey game. Prizes,

Gunnison Rotary Club members braved the wet and chilly weather Tuesday afternoon to partake in the club’s annual Highway 50 clean-up, on the eastern outskirts of town. Seen here (r-l) are Rotarians Jennifer Kermode and Katie Scott, who got a hand from her son Leo Bloodgood.

Kayla Hanson clears rocks and vegetation to make way for the new Chicken Wing trail during a volunteer workday northeast of Gunnison this past Saturday.

Connor Crossen reaches for a shot during Gunnison Valley Education Foundation’s “Play-It-Forward” ping pong tournament at Gunnison High School this past Sunday.

Elizabeth Klingsmith gets crafty with paint at one of many booths which were part of the Art Walk Festival outside the Gunnison Arts Center this past Friday.