Gunnison County Newswire

Gunnison County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Gunnison County, CO.

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  1. Laramie to add rig as the region's drilling activity remains minimalRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 26 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... to 532 for all of last year. The Commission had issued 50 permits this year in Rio Blanco County, six in Gunnison County and none in Mesa County through Oct. 1. Permits are good for two years, and 126 were approved for Mesa County last year. Laramie ...

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  2. Door left open to North Fork coal-miningRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 17 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Coal mining and related activities could continue in the North Fork coal-mining region under an alternative selected by the U.S. Forest Service in its environmental study of the area. The Forest Service today is to detail its selection of the alternative reinstating the Colorado Roadless Rule exception for the 19,700-acre North Fork Coal Mining Area.

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  3. Environmental groups: Use Colorado's Volkswagen settlement money...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 7 | Denver Post

    ... are the limited range of the vehicles and the long recharge times needed," said Mike McBride, CEO of Gunnison County Electric Association. "A network of quick-charge stations would be a game changer. It would make EVs much more viable not only for ...

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  4. $650,000 grant to Western State for lost coal jobsRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2016 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... to the quirk of political line-drawing geography that left the coal in the North Fork of the Gunnison in Gunnison County and the miners who worked them in Delta County. The Obama administration said it was issuing the grant as part of its ...

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  5. News Roundup October Thursday - Kids, Skimo, GW and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | Lou Dawson's Backcountry Skiing Blog

    This just in, Crested Butte Mountain Bike Association proposes grooming winter snow trail for fat tire mountain bikes . Grooming snow trails for bicycling? Who knew! The thought occurs to me, don't mountain athletes in CB have enough to do in winter? Press release, condensed : Gunnison, Colorado, USA, October 20, 2016 - The Gunnison Ranger District is providing the opportunity for public comment on the proposal to groom 37.3 miles around Crested Butte, in Gunnison County, Colorado for multiple winter uses, including bicycling, skiing and snowshoeing.

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  6. Coal industry giant gets out of bankruptcyRead the original story

    Oct 5, 2016 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... to similar strengthening in thermal coal markets in the months ahead," Eaves said. The West Elk Mine is in Gunnison County but most of its employees live in Delta County. Delta County administrator Robbie LeValley said Arch Coal notified the county ...

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  7. Human remains identified as Lake City manRead the original story

    Oct 5, 2016 | The Gazette

    Authorities have identified human remains discovered west of Gunnison in January as those of a 54-year-old Lake City man. The Montrose Daily Press reports that Gunnison County Sheriff Rick Besecker says Michael David Lewis died of trauma consistent with a fall but his manner of death has not been determined.

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  8. Crested Butte celebrates as longest running mine battle in the West nears endRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2016 | Denver Post

    ... into Coal Creek, applied to patent claims on Red Lady in 1992 as the moly market improved. Crested Butte, Gunnison County, the grassroots Red Lady Coalition and the High Country Citizens Alliance protested the application and labored to block the ...

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  9. Search for David Cook, missing in wilderness near Aspen, suspended after eight daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2016 | Denver Post

    ... Peak," according to the sheriff's office. "Additionally, Cook's cell phone pinged cell towers in Aspen and Gunnison County later in the day on Monday. It is not unusual for cell phones at high elevations to ping cell towers from the wilderness." ...

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  10. Repairs mean delays on Kebler PassRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2016 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... Butte, as work will be underway to repair damage from heavy rains last year. The Kebler Pass Road, or Gunnison County Road 12, runs from Paonia Reservoir, east of Paonia, to Crested Butte. It's a popular drive for those wanting to enjoy the golden ...

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  11. Five drives for seeing Colorado's fall colorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2016 | Fort Morgan Times

    ... campgrounds. An angler casts his line into Lost Lake on the Kebler Pass Road, West Elk Scenic Byway, Gunnison County Route 12, Colorado. ( Dan Leeth / Special to the Denver Post ) Those of us who don't mind dust can continue across Cottonwood Pass ...

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  12. Printed Letters: September 9, 2016Read the original story

    Sep 9, 2016 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... military. We will be safer under Trump leadership. On Sept. 7, the Board of County Commissioners for Gunnison County sent a letter to BLM supporting the agency's adoption of a strong natural gas waste rule to protect Colorado taxpayers and our air. ...

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  13. Email Letters: September 8, 2016Read the original story

    Sep 8, 2016 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... military. We will be safer under Trump leadership. On September 7, the Board of County Commissioners for Gunnison County sent a letter to BLM supporting the agency's adoption of a strong natural gas waste rule to protect Colorado taxpayers and our ...

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  14. Man found dead atop McClure PassRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2016 | TheDenverChannel

    ... determine who has jurisdiction. But the Pitkin County Sheriff's Office says it is working closely with the Gunnison County Sheriff's Office, as well as other state and federal agencies. Or, keep up-to-date on the latest news and weather with the ...

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  15. Male body found at top of McClure PassRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2016 | The Aspen Times

    Pitkin and Gunnison county authorities are investigating the case of a body found at the top of McClure Pass on Monday morning. The deceased male was found at the part of Highway 133 that borders Gunnison and Pitkin counties, the Pitkin County Sheriff's Office said in a statement issued Tuesday.

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  16. Body found atop McClure Pass, Pitkin County authorities investigatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2016 | Denver Post

    Authorities in Pitkin County are investigating the circumstances surrounding the discovery Monday morning of a dead person near the top of McClure Pass. The county sheriff's office was called about 7 a.m. on Monday after a person driving on a rural road who saw what appeared to be an injured male.

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  17. Illustration on Federal taking of "public lands" by Linas Garsys/The Washington TimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2016 | Washington Times

    "When I heard Congress might name our Crystal River 'wild and scenic,'" a man in a town meeting in tiny Marble, Colorado said earlier this summer, "I was thrilled." Reflecting on the river that rises in the Elk Mountains of northern Gunnison County, cascades through the ghost town of Crystal City, and flows past Marble and into Pitkin County to join the Roaring Fork River, he remarked, "It is 'wild and scenic' and we are glad for its well-deserved recognition."

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  18. BLM releases Gunnison sage grouse planRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2016 | Western Livestock Journal

    ... Endangered Species Act. That listing has been challenged in court by the states of Colorado and Utah and by Gunnison County, CO, yet BLM has forged ahead with the draft regulations. BLM claims to manage 37 percent of the bird's habitat. The 985-page ...

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  19. Avid angler, four-wheeler coordinated volunteer effort to remove two Jeeps from Crystal RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2016 | The Aspen Times

    ... hooking cables to the Jeeps. The vehicle owners are two brothers from the Front Range. Authorities at the Gunnison County Sheriff's Office and U.S Forest Service never released their names because they didn't commit any crime or federal infraction. ...

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  20. Sad Mangled Jeeps Left In A River After Plummeting Down A MountainRead the original story

    Aug 5, 2016 | Jalopnik

    ... mangled wrecks-sat abandoned in the water for nearly a month, and are only now being extracted. The Gunnison County Sheriff's Office told the news site it all began in early July when two brothers out of Denver, who were off-roading in the late ...

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