Editor’s note: Nicknames typically come from a diminutive form of a proper name. But when it comes to the City of Gunnison, a never ending debate has developed about which is proper: Gunni or Gunny? This year’s SonofaGunn — “It’s Always Sunny in Gunni” — takes on the topic directly, and with appropriate humor. Show directors Eric Kjosness and Craig W. Beebe offer their opinions about the topic.
It still may be bone-chilling cold in February, but Gunnison County 4-H members are looking forward to the warm days of Cattlemen’s Days. Market beef members spent the first Sunday of February weighing in their animals’ starting weights. The animals will be re-weighed before the county 4-H Beef Show at Cattlemen’s to see how much weight they gain.
It’s the little things jurors don’t think about — such as who to look at when delivering their verdict. Do they look to the head of the courtroom where the judge presides? Do they look to the prosecution and defense teams, who have spent the trial passionately arguing for the guilt or innocence of the accused? Would looking at the police perched in the courtroom be comforting or even more nerveracking?
Artist Allison Sinkewich has been on a long journey — an odyssey of sorts — to capture images and display them in her own way, through cross stitch. However, the images which she has spent more than a decade creating are not the typical form of “heritage art.” She’s taken scenes from the movie “2001: Space Odyssey” and illustrated them on linen.