Gunnison County

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

The turbine (credit: CBS)

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

A front loader hauls a block of white marble (credit: CBS)

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

One of the fires in Gunnison County (credit: Kurt Reise)

3rd Wildfire Breaks Out In Gunnison County

Firefighters in Gunnison County are working to contain a third wildfire in the past two days.

04/08/2012

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New Wildfires Break Out In Gunnison County, Routt County

A 100-acre wildfire north of Gunnison prompted evacuations of almost 40 homes in windy, warm weather Friday, and sheriff’s officials said residents near a 10-acre fire west of Gunnison could start preparing to leave just in case.

04/06/2012

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BLM Proposes Measures For Oil, Gas Lease Parcels

The Bureau of Land Management is proposing several measures to protect the environment on North Fork Valley parcels scheduled to be offered at an oil and natural gas lease auction in August.

03/07/2012

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BLM To Offer 2 Geothermal Leases At February Sale

Two parcels that the Bureau of Land Management plans to offer at its next Colorado oil and gas lease auction in February are for geothermal energy development.

11/11/2011

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Foreclosure Rates Rise Outside Metro Area

Communities outside the Front Range are feeling the foreclosure pain despite a 27 percent drop in foreclosure filings in Colorado.

11/08/2011

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