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How fast have new businesses grown?

Starting and growing a business is not for the faint of heart. The federal Small Business Administration (SBA) reports that about two-thirds of new businesses survive two years, and about

Job opening

Student Juan Barbano works to install a smokestack on a sauna recently designed and built by advanced drafting and construction classes at Gunnison High School. For more on the project,

High water results in split for River Fest

Gunnison River Festival events will occur over two separate weekends this summer as a result of anticipated high runoff. Festival officials announced this week that all events scheduled to occur

Lending aid in Lake City

The remote town of Lake City, tucked away into the steep San Juans south of Gunnison, holds a history that spans about 150 years. Part of that longevity can be

Business launched to new level

The word “catapult” may conjure images of medieval equipment used to hurl objects far distances. It’s only fitting, then, that the name of a national program to launch start-up businesses

Streets in need of more money

A 75 percent increase in annual funding is needed to maintain the current system of streets within the City of Gunnison. The news comes from a recent report presented to City

Care for public lands shared

Growing use of public lands is creating a need for greater support of federal land managers. That’s fueling an increase of nonprofit organizations and committees to step up where the

Solar policy puts county project in question

When Gunnison City Council passed on first reading a new solar net-metering policy more than a week ago, the move was met with welcome by advocates for alternative energy. But

Solar policy puts county project in question

When Gunnison City Council passed on first reading a new solar net-metering policy more than a week ago, the move was met with welcome by advocates for alternative energy. But

Notices show climb in property values

Gunnison County property owner Wayne Castka got quite a surprise when he opened his mail recently. The value of his home on Spring Creek Road jumped $130,000 since 2017 —