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Gunnison County

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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

Bear Ranch near Paonia is owned by Bill Koch. (credit: CBS)

Gunnison Co. Deputy Suspended After Off-Duty Job At Koch Ranch

A Gunnison County Sheriff’s deputy will be suspended and has to teach an ethics class for not asking the sheriff if he could take an off duty job at a billionaire’s ranch.

12/13/2012

Man Convicted Of Damaging US Forest Service Land

A Gunnison County property owner who prosecutors say treated U.S. Forest Service property as his own has been convicted of federal charges.

12/07/2012

Bear Ranch near Paonia is owned by Bill Koch. (credit: CBS)

Lawsuit Accuses Billionaire Of Kidnapping Man

A billionaire is accused in a lawsuit of kidnapping and holding a man against his will. A Gunnison County Sheriff’s deputy is also said to be involved.

11/15/2012

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Methane From Coal Mine Creates Energy For Aspen Ski Company

It’s a first energy producing project of its kind in the United States and it’s helping the environment at the same time.

11/10/2012

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Colorado Quarry That Mines White Marble To Expand

It’s the only active quarry in Colorado that mines the state stone — white marble — and it’s about to get bigger.

08/07/2012

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BLM To Sell Rights To Mine In Elk Creek In May

The Bureau of Land Management will sell rights to mine coal in Gunnison County’s Elk Creek region next month.

04/30/2012

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