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Affordable housing, renewable energy and economic development were just a few of the topics tackled by Gunnison City Council hopefuls last Thursday at the Ann Zugelder Library in Gunnison. While

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A measure on Colorado’s ballot this year, if passed, would allow state government to keep additional revenue — with the money directed at public schools, higher education and transportation projects.

Decrease in county spending proposed

Salary increases and higher utility rates are included in next year’s proposed Gunnison County budget. However, spending is expected to decrease for 2020, due in large part to fewer capital projects.

Grouse vulnerable amid chaotic climate

(Editor’s note: This article was first published by High Country News. It’s part of the Back 40 series, where reporters look at national trends and their impacts close to home.)

Fair and square

(L-r) Charlotte Brown and Kaiya Gorrell shake a leg during a family square dance this past Saturday at the Gunnison Arts Center. Gunnison Valley kids and their musical instructors provided

Dry fall results in increased fire risk

All eyes will be to the skies today, as a storm front moves into Colorado potentially bringing much-needed precipita- tion and cold temperatures to Gunnison County. After 14 weeks of abundant

Tipton pressured on public lands bill

A chorus of diverse stakeholders is echoing a position held by Gunnison County Commissioners regarding two competing pieces of federal legislation. County Commissioners were joined by those other voices in

Ensuring benefits of fens don’t dry up

(Editor’s note: This article was written by Tobias Nickel, Nick Catmur, Christopher Kittle, Heather Reineking and Justin Sanchez, graduate students in the Master in Environmental Management program at Western Colorado

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A project at Waunita Hot Springs Ranch that would have utilized the heat- and power-generating potential of the area’s geothermal resource has gone cold. Project proponent Charles Barr of San