11/ 17 Saturday West African Dance Class with Fara Tolno 10-1115am Pump room ( above firehouse 3rdand maroon)Crested Butte

 11/ 17 Saturday African Drum Class with Fara Tolno 1130am-1245 Pump room ( above firehouse 3rd and maroon)Crested Butte

 11/ 17 Saturday Afro Modern Dance Class with Fara Tolno 515-630pm  Pump room ( above firehouse 3rdand maroon)Crested Butte

One class is $15, all three together are $40. Call Angie for more information 970.596.8385. 

11/16 Friday 6pm  Master teacher Fara Tolno teaching drumming and more for all ages- drums will be available to borrow, Gunnison library. For more info call Angie 970.596.8385

11/16 Friday 11am Kids Story time with  Master teacher Fara Tolno,  Crested Butte Library open to all kids and adults to do rhythms, songs, movement, and game. For more information call Angie 970.596.8385


William “Bill” Joseph Lacy, Sr., age 86, passed away on Nov. 4 in Pueblo. He was born on April 6, 1932 in Crested Butte to Joseph Thomas Lacy and Mary Pasic Lacy. Bill’s father, Joe, followed his father Juri Lesac, to Crested Butte from Eastern Europe.

Charles Robert Irby, known to friends as “Bob,” passed away on Nov. 4 at the Gunnison Valley Senior Health Care Center. He was born to Bernard and Irma Irby on May 14, 1933 in Iola, Colo.

W. Russell Van Camp, 71, born in Durango, passed in Spokane, Wash. Memorial service is Nov. 17 at 1 p.m. at Heritage Funeral Home in Spokane.

Right up there with waterboarding and the iron maiden, I’m convinced there’s nothing more tortuous than a drive across the incredibly flat and inordinately dull state of Kansas.

Gunnison Watershed RE1J School District leaders have entered the realm of affordable housing by committing more than a half million dollars to pay for two units in Crested Butte.

Western Cross Country — Under a steady mist at the Stenger Soccer Complex in Arvada, Colo., the Western Colorado University cross country teams ran to second place finishes at the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Championships (RMAC) this past Saturday.