Gunnison County Commissioners this week ended a year-long process of exploring the feasibility of a controversial housing development near Crested Butte. The “sketch plan” phase of The Corner at Brush Creek has been approved with conditions.

Following the rollback of fire restrictions by local and federal agencies last week, Gunnison’s Heidi Magnus decided to hit the road for the weekend, camping near Mill Creek.

The last of eight defendants accused of wrongfully voting in an April 2016 election in the Town of Pitkin, east of Gunnison, was found guilty in Gunnison County Court this week.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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