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Brush Creek project remains in limbo

Almost a year after a major land-use change application for a controversial housing project south of Crested Butte was first submitted, the “sketch plan” phase of review may soon be over.

Outdoor industry focus of latest ICELab effort

Midway through its second year, the ICELab on the campus of Western State Colorado University continues to provide community work space and two programs to foster start-up businesses: an incubator and an accelerator.

Now, ICELab staff are preparing for the next big adventure — an

Commercial real estate stagnates

Local baker Rachel Alter has found success providing healthy treats for coffee shops and restaurants. But she wants to launch a new business featuring a shared commercial kitchen to help

‘Tax credit’ pitched to ease burden of housing initiative

Critics have cautioned against a proposed property tax increase planned to appear on November’s ballot in Gunnison County for the additional burden it would place on residents and businesses. However, Gunnison Mayor Jim Gelwicks has floated an idea to help the measure receive approval.

Lack of water cuts into local hay crop

The Gunnison Valley’s short growing season typically makes for high quality, nutritious hay. However, as dry conditions persist throughout the region, that growing season is getting cut short.

Ranchers already are beginning to cut this year’s harvest — weeks earlier than is typical.

Tax measure bound for ballot

It’s official. Voters will decide this fall whether a new property tax should be levied to support affordable housing projects.

All options on the table for new library facilities

The Gunnison County Library District is beginning a public input process to receive feedback from community members about what they would like to see in a new facility in Gunnison.

Weather keeps water bodies busy

The sun beat down, and the afternoon wind picked up. Dust swirled into the air, further intensifying the hot, dry conditions. There hadn’t been rain in days; in fact, there barely had been any cloud cover.

It was time to head to the river.

New Gunnison-Denver bus service rolled out

Shortly after 6 a.m. Sunday morning, eager travelers waited in line outside a shiny, white, 38-seat coach as driver John Keller, of Gunnison, checked tickets and loaded baggage.