Local educators hope their decision last week to stage a “walk-in” sends a two-part message: That they oppose inadequate funding for education, while acknowledging local efforts in recent years to financially compensate for state shortages.
For the better part of a century the racetrack at the Gunnison County Fairgrounds has been a key part of Cattlemen’s Days and other equine activities. For decades, race horses threw their hearts into crossing the finish line first.
That’s the thinking behind a decision by the Gunnison Valley Regional Housing Authority (GVRHA) board to ask voters this coming November for a property tax increase to fund affordable housing projects.
A consultant is on board and plans are in the works, but the specific location of a well-defined connection between downtown and the Western State Colorado University campus came into question Tuesday during a public meeting devoted to the project.