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Western Mountain Sports — The summer plans for a pair of Mountain Sports student-athletes at Western State Colorado University recently got a jolt.

CBHS Soccer — A week off may have hurt the Crested Butte High School (CBHS) girls soccer team. After all, the Titans only narrowly defeated the Telluride Miners 3-2 Tuesday in Gunnison — extending their winning streak to five games.

I’m not a religious man, but I’ve long considered the woods my church. It’s where I go to worship nature, contemplate troubles, remember those lost and work on becoming a better person.

Everything was in place for the ending you are supposed to dream of. Except dreams don’t always come true.

Crested Butte native Mary Apolona Stefanic-Armanini was born in Crested Butte on July 18, 1922. Her parents Mike (Misko) Stefanac (1879-1926) and Katarina (Kata) Stefanac (1884-1959) were immigrants from Croatia. The last name was somehow “Americanized” to Stefanic through misspelling.

Montrose and Cimarron resident, Earl F. Alford, 80, passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday April 21 surrounded by his family.

Son of Henry Alford and Lillie Lince, Earl was born in Yakima, Wash., on Nov. 13, 1937.

Celia M. Swank, age 98 of Lake City passed away on Tuesday, April 17 at the Gunnison Valley Health Senior Care Center in Gunnison. Crippin Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements, 970.249.2121.

A celebration of life for Samuel Sorkin will take place Saturday, April 28 at 5 p.m. at 513 S. Main St. in Gunnison. All are welcome to attend this potluck to enjoy food and drink as Sam did and share memories of him.