Solar installations for five Gunnison County buildings are under construction as part of the county’s effort to reduce energy and greenhouse gas emissions. The panels are being installed at the Gunnison County Courthouse, Blackstock Government Building, Public Safety Center, Public Works and the O’Leary building, where Health and Human Services is located, and offer a combined 298 kilowatts of power.
The Gunnison Middle School (GMS) science department has awarded the Outstanding Science Student Award to Jon Robinson. He was selected by the sixth, seventh and eighth grade science teachers. The award winner, during all three years of his or her participation in science classes, must have exhibited: outstanding classroom and school citizenship, outstanding science achievement and outstanding science curiosity. The GMS Outstanding Science Award was started by the Colorado Space Grant Consortium, a group of colleges and universities.
BSA Troop 476 hosted Troop 485 and two Lone Scouts for a day of Indian Lore and Rifle Shooting merit badge work. The scouts were grateful to use the Gunnison Sportsmen’s Association for the facilities. The scouts covered safety, gun laws, and learned about the four sacred medicines of Native tribes.