The Board of Gunnison County Commissioners spent this Tuesday tuning into interested community members interviewing for board appointments. Commissioners each year appoint residents to county boards such as the Library Board of Trustees, the Historic Preservation Commission and the veterans’…
What started as a statement among a few county-level Democrats snowballed into a Western Slope rebuke of Congresswoman Lauren Boebert last week More than 60 county and municipal leaders from across Boebert’s 3rd Congressional District signed a letter that was sent to congressional leaders on Jan.…
There are plenty of winter scenes and activities for all in the Lost Canyon area. On any given day, people can be seen cross country skiing or exploring with their pets. Beautiful landscapes are also on display across the area. Roberta Marquette
The controversy surrounding comments by Western Colorado University President Greg Salsbury shows no signs of abating after the university’s Board of Trustees formed a special committee to address allegations on Tuesday. The decision by the trustees after a three-hour closed-door meeting comes as…
Businesses in Gunnison County are expressing cautious optimism when it comes to operations this summer. Among many business owners there is hope that the COVID-19 vaccine is the “light at the end of the tunnel” and that it will make large gatherings possible this year. “We’re definitely making…
Don the finest apparel (or pajamas), mix up a drink and tune in to a Zoom event with the Gunnison Arts Center (GAC) and Aspen Art Museum (AAM) titled “Articulating Together.” Two artists’ work will be compared through discussion and videos. Those artists are Barbara Kasten whose exhibit “Scenarios…
The Crested Butte Arts Festival (CBAF) has created an arts outreach program for all ages titled “Shine your HeART.” The program offers free, virtual workshops in movement, crafts, fine arts and more to alleviate the winter doldrums. Interactive artistic programming opportunities will be offered…
By the end of the day on Jan. 5, Kyle Tibbett had ferried temperature-sensitive vials, distributed a steady flow of needles, kept track of how many nurses had vaccinated how many people and navigated a slew of state and federal guidelines. But the result was 200 more people with the coronavirus…
One of Dylan Weihnacht’s fondest adventures included an ocean voyage in search of hidden artifacts that evolved into a full-on underwater brawl with a slew of sea creatures and dragons. It wasn’t real life, of course, but a campaign in the widely popular game Dungeons and Dragons. Created by Gary…
The Blue Mesa Reservoir Lake Trout Tournament kicks off Feb. 1 with $10,000 in prize money at stake. The tournament, sponsored by Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW), is free and no registration is required. The tournament continues through July 31. Everyone who participates has a chance to win cash…
In response to a program from Kimberley Behounek, regional director for the Center for Mental Health, the League of Women Voters of the Gunnison Valley (LWVGV) said, “No! No! No!” to the idea of going ahead with a Christmas tradition — a party at which $10 gifts are exchanged among members — and…
The Board of Gunnison County Commissioners spent this Tuesday tuning into interested community members interviewing for board appointments. Commissioners each year appoint residents to county boards such as the Library Board of Trustees, the Historic Preservation Commission and the veterans’ service office.
The controversy surrounding comments by Western Colorado University President Greg Salsbury shows no signs of abating after the university’s Board of Trustees…
Businesses in Gunnison County are expressing cautious optimism when it comes to operations this summer. Among many business owners there is hope that the COVID…
The Crested Butte Arts Festival (CBAF) has created an arts outreach program for all ages titled “Shine your HeART.” The program offers free, virtual workshops…
Public lands in the Gunnison Valley are in the process of some big changes. There’s the shift from dispersed to designated camping, proposed fees for campsites…
In response to a program from Kimberley Behounek, regional director for the Center for Mental Health, the League of Women Voters of the Gunnison Valley (LWVGV…
One of Dylan Weihnacht’s fondest adventures included an ocean voyage in search of hidden artifacts that evolved into a full-on underwater brawl with a slew of…
Western Men’s Basketball — The Western Colorado men’s basketball team drained a season-high 18 3-pointers and outscored Colorado Christian by 14 points in the…
There’s hardly a scrap of nordic skiing gear at second-hand stores. And that, said Bryan Smith of All Sports Replay, is a great problem to have. The shortage…
Classic 20K and 10K races, as well as junior 5K and 3K races, drew 70 skiers to Crested Butte Nordic’s Magic Meadows Yurt on Saturday.
Editor: The recent accusations made by a small number of students and board members have painted a picture of Western faculty that would lead one to believe…
Freedom of speech is alive and well at Western Colorado University. Or is it? In a recent article published by the Gunnison Country Times it comes to light…
I, too, raise a voice against violence. But, let’s think about this a little more carefully. Western Colorado University President Greg Salsbury’s message on…
Fred B. Jardine of Hotchkiss, Colo., passed away on Sunday, Jan. 10 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction. He was 84 years old. Services will be held this…
My Old Tree made it to 93! And in a few months more he would have been 94. He was laid to rest in the Gunnison Cemetery with military honors. Recently Uncle…
It is with loving hearts, the family of Dorothy Katherine Sporcich wish to let her beloved friends know she passed away peacefully in her sleep on Aug. 20,…