Western Men’s Hockey — As music played in the background, defenseman Alex Gresham and the rest of the Western men’s club ice hockey team suited up for their game versus Colorado School of Mines in the locker room of the Jorgensen ice rink this past Sunday.

Western Wrestling — Saturday's wrestling dual between ninth-ranked Western Colorado University and No. 2 University of Nebraska Kearney (UNK) became an instant classic. Western came from 11 points down to pull off a comeback, upsetting UNK 18-17.

From feedback on strategic priorities to a better understanding of its socio-economic characteristics, Gunnison city leaders possess new information about the community.

It was a great weekend to be a sports fan in the Gunnison Valley.

First and foremost, a hearty congratulations goes out to Coach Than Acuff and the Crested Butte Titans boys soccer team. State champions!

Imagine a stop along Elk Avenue for a burrito from Teocalli Tamale when, lo and behold, the Crested Butte mainstay has acquired a new neighbor in the form of an Overland Sheepskin Co. outlet, Ralph Lauren store or — God forbid — McDonald’s restaurant.

Charles Dan Pierce, age 70, of Gunnison passed away peacefully Monday, Nov. 12 at his home in Gunnison. A Colorado native, he graduated from Western State College in 1970 and started his teaching career. He taught in Colorado Springs for 30 years before retiring and moving back to Gunnison.

David F. Guerrieri, 65, born in Gunnison, passed away Nov. 7 in Colburn, Colo. He is survived by his wife Cindy. A celebration of life will be announced in an obituary to follow.

Bé Womble Haver, age 71, died peacefully at home in Crested Butte on Nov. 5. She passed away unexpectedly due to heart complications. Born in Winston-Salem, N.C. to William Fletcher Womble and Jane Gilbert Womble on Dec. 30, 1946. Bé was the second of four children.

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