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U.S. Forest Service Aims To Revive Mining Exemption For Roadless Area

The U.S. Forest Service wants to revive the possibility of expanded coal mining inside a designated roadless area in Gunnison County in western Colorado.

04/06/2015

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Storm Boosts Colorado Snowpack, Especially In Southwest

More than 4 feet of new snow in the mountains has helped boost Colorado’s snowpack, especially in the state’s southwestern corner.

03/03/2015

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Gunnison County Signals Plan For Sage Grouse Suit

A western Colorado county in the heart of Gunnison sage grouse habitat took the first step toward suing the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for listing the bird as a threatened species, officials said Monday.

12/29/2014

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Crested Butte ‘Whatever’ Fails To Capture Local Fans

Whatever– Bud Light has taken over Crested Butte but the festival has failed to capture the approval of locals.

09/05/2014

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Kayakers Find Body In Crystal River Near Redstone

Authorities are working to identify a body found in the Crystal River near Redstone.

07/27/2014

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Judge Halts West Elk Mine Expansion

A federal judge has blocked a coal mine expansion planned in Gunnison County, ruling that federal authorities wrongly ignored carbon costs when approving the expansion of Arch Coal Inc.’s West Elk Mine.

06/27/2014

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Snowmobiler Killed In Avalanche Near Mount Crested Butte

A snowmobiler is dead and another was partially buried in a large avalanche near Mount Crested Butte.

02/11/2014

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Heavy Spring Snow In Forecast For Crested Butte

The calendar says it’s spring, but it’s still snowing in parts of the Colorado mountains.

05/07/2013

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Crew Recovers Body Of Man Who Died In Avalanche Near Marble

Authorities in Gunnison County have recovered the body of a man who died in an Avalanche on Sunday.

01/14/2013

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BLM Posts Decision On West Elk Mine Expansion

The Bureau of Land Management has posted its decision allowing Arch Coal Inc.’s West Elk coal mine in Somerset to expand operations.

12/29/2012

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