Gunnison

Zachary Hurley (credit: Gunnison Police Department)

Nephew’s Alleged Drunken Strangling Of Uncle First Homicide In Gunnison In 30 Years

A Gunnison man with a lengthy legal past allegedly strangled his 71-year-old uncle to death amid a drunken discussion gone wrong, the first homicide in the Colo. town in 30 years.

01/11/2013

Sage Grous (credit: eve.ucdavis.edu)

Colorado Cattlemen Upset With Sage Grouse Plan

Colorado cattlemen say millions of dollars spent protecting the Gunnison sage grouse will be wasted if the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service goes ahead with plans to protect the chicken-like bird as an endangered species.

01/11/2013

(credit: faa.gov)

Dish-Less ‘Radar’ Technology Deployed In Colorado

The Federal Aviation Administration is deploying dish-less plane tracking technology on the Western Slope to help pilots navigate through bad weather.

12/03/2012

Spectators on Independence Pass on Wednesday (credit: CBS)

USA Pro Challenge Fans Couldn’t Camp On Independence Pass

The third stage route took riders from Gunnison to Aspen over both Cottonwood and Independence passes, but the U.S. Forest Service wanted to make sure fans didn’t camp out for a good spot on Independence Pass.

08/22/2012

A small herd of cows found frozen in a hut in Pitkin County. (credit: Marshall Kay)

Small Herd Of Cows Found Frozen In A Hut In Pitkin County

A small herd of cattle tried to make the inside of this cabin their winter home, but they still couldn’t survive the elements. Now the Forest Service has the grim task of determining what to do with the carcasses.

04/18/2012

An image from the fire (credit: Kurt Reise)

Crews Make Progress On Gunnison-Area Wildfires

Authorities say cooler temperatures and calmer winds have helped crews control two wildfires near Gunnison.

04/07/2012

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FestEVOL Preview

The hills are certainly alive with the sounds of music in Crested Butte. All of your favorite rock bands will be performing the weekend of March 17, 2012, with the mountain resorts hosting FestEVOL.

02/10/2012

The peloton passes through town during stage one of the 2011 USA Pro Cycling Challenge from Salida to Crested Butte on August 23, 2011, in Gunnison.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Schedule Announced For USA Pro Cycling Challenge

USA Pro Cycling Challenge race officials have announced the 12 host cities that will serve as starts and finishes for the second annual stage race next year.

12/09/2011

(credit: western.edu)

Western State College Officials Mull Name Change

Just months after Mesa State College changed its name, Western State College is considering whether to change its name — possibly to a name Mesa State decided not to use.

10/14/2011

Spectators watch as the peloton climbs Cottonwood Pass during Stage Two from Gunnison to Aspen of the 2011 USA Pro Cycling Challenge on Aug. 24, 2011 in Buena Vista.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

3 Cyclists Rushed To Hospital After Crash During Pro Cycling Challenge

Three cyclists were rushed to the hospital after a crash of the Pro Cycling Challenge. They were rushed to the hospital in Gunnison.

08/24/2011

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