Friday, Dec. 7

Six Points holiday boutique

1160 N. Main

5-7 p.m.



Thursday, Dec. 6

Percussion Ensemble Concert

Kincaid Concert Hall

7:30 p.m.

The sun rose Thanksgiving morning to an eerie silence at the base of Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR). After crawling out of bed before the rooster crowed to skin up the mountain, I took a stroll around the base area to see what had changed.

Western Women’s Basketball — One game is all it took for Western Colorado University women's basketball to garner their first win of the season.

Western Men’s Basketball — Western Colorado University men's basketball did not take long to find their touch at the Holiday Inn-Airport Thanksgiving Classic in Grand Junction this past weekend.

The numbers are astounding. In just five years, the number of short-term rentals (STR) in the Gunnison Valley has grown by 2,150 percent, according to the latest “State of the Valley” report.

Gunnison’s holiday season kicks off in earnest this weekend, with the Chamber-sponsored Night of Lights illuminating downtown Friday and the annual Greenback Exchange taking place the next morning.

The Thanksgiving holiday turned tragic last week when a Mancos, Colo., man was shot and killed by a Colorado State Patrol officer along Hwy. 135 south of Crested Butte following a single-vehicle accident.