(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.

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

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.

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.

By Chris Rourke

Traffic at the Gunnison- Crested Butte Regional Airport is trending upward — a factor which may help land more federal dollars directed at a long sought terminal renovation project.

Energy, immigration and healthcare proved hot topics during an hour-long debate between incumbent Republican U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton and his Democratic challenger Diane Mitsch Bush. The 3rd Congressional District debate was hosted by Club 20 this past Saturday.

A measure which could essentially force local governments in Colorado to forgo land-use regulations has made it onto November’s statewide ballot — and Gunnison County Commissioners are poised to oppose it.

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