Forests wrought by spruce beetles just east of the Gunnison Basin are finally receive attention. Monarch Mountain is working in collaboration with U.S. Forest Service leaders of the Pike and

Gunnison Police Department reports indicate several red flags were raised in recent years involving a man whose alleged threat last month led to the lockout of area schools. Former Gunnison

An attack of a family pet early this week by a mountain lion as well as multiple sightings of a cat in recent days has led authorities to urge caution

What makes a man who has worked as both a journalist and an attorney, and has served as general counsel to a governor, move to the Gunnison Valley for the

The developer of The Corner at Brush Creek has reduced the project's proposed density and increased the number of affordable units reserved for lower income ranges. But Gatesco owner Gary

Minimum wage earners throughout Colorado received a 90-cent raise this month. Naturally, however, the votermandated bump in pay has forced employers to get creative, cut costs elsewhere and hope that strong

Multiple mountain lion sightings have been reported northeast of Gunnison in recent days, and a group of cats reportedly attacked a family dog late Monday in the vicinity of County Road 48, or Mystery Lane.

Gunnison County Sheriff’s Office reported that following the attack on the pet — a black lab puppy which later succumbed to its injuries — deputies managed to scare the female lion and her offspring to the end of Sage Road. The animals were last seen moving east toward Bureau of Land Management property.


Assaults on law enforcement officers have made national headlines in recent years — the most recent of which occurred in Colorado’s Douglas County Sunday when a Sheriff’s deputy was shot and killed and several other officers were injured.

But these stories are not limited to big cities and national news. Even in the rural setting of the Gunnison Valley, assaults appear to be on the rise.

In just its first year, the ICELab at Western State Colorado University has launched a business incubator and accelerator, begun building a network of investors and hosted a local event

(Editor’s note: This article is part of a series focused on the state of agriculture in the Gunnison Valley which will appear periodically.) After he was raised on a ranch