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.

Gunnison’s Cam Smith races to fifth place in this past Sunday’s Grand Traverse mountain bike race from Aspen to Crested Butte.

First-year students at Western State Colorado University in Al Caniff’s (center) Headwaters class pose for selfies prior to rolling up their sleeves to help clean exhibits at Pioneer Museum last Thursday.

Two-year-old Owen Cunningham sits in a “front row” seat behind the wheel of his mother Jessica’s 1966 Ford Mustang during Saturday’s Gunnison Car Show.

Dazzling, yet eerie — this time-exposure photo was shot Saturday night showing the splendid display from the Perseid meteor shower — which peaked this past weekend — and the glow from the Russell Fire south of Hwy. 50.

Gunnison Police officer Chris Isham shows (l-r) Kaiden Bartelli and Talon Kibler how to operate video monitoring equipment used by local law enforcement during City Fest this past Thursday.

Lincoln Hemmert tosses the ball to first base during the wrap-up of 6-8-year-old Organized Team Activities youth baseball on Monday. The ball didn’t quite arrive soon enough for an out.

Chance Mears holds onto his turkey as judge Marlin Eisenach offers his two cents during the Poultry Show as part of Cattlemen’s Days last Wednesday.