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(Editor’s note: This article is the first in a three-part series about change and opportunity related to bark beetle infestation in the Gunnison Basin.)

Extreme drought conditions, a bark beetle outbreak, and a warming climate are turning Gunnison County forests into a tinderbox.

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In one sitting, a bear in the Gunnison Valley consumed a pound of butter, another pound of bacon, two pounds of sausage links, a bag of blueberries, corn and two

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Imagine the City of Gunnison 50 years from now. What do you see? Are there more parks, taller buildings or businesses in different places? These are some of the considerations

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The Colorado Secretary of State’s (SOS) office has waded into controversy surrounding voting legalities in the Town of Pitkin, 30 miles east of Gunnison. Last week, the SOS issued an order in an attempt to protect the voting rights of four Pitkin residents — and has

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A long history of family ownership reaching back to Crested Butte Mountain Resort’s (CBMR) start in the early 1960s came to an end last week with Vail Resorts closing on its purchase of the local ski area.

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(Editor’s note: This article is the first in a two-part series that examines the use of deed restrictions for affordable housing.) Over several decades, Crested Butte Mayor Jim Schmidt has

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Western Colorado University freshman Mason Konkel attended a Preview Day last year and knew the university was the place for him. While visiting the campus from his hometown of Longmont, Colo., he was able to talk to faculty in his area of interest — wildlife biology.

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Connor McGurk graduated from the University of Kentucky this past May with a dual degree in economics and finance. Yet, drawn by the magic of the mountains, McGurk and his girlfriend moved to the Gunnison Valley.

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