Community News - 2018

Is Vail Resorts Killing Whistler’s Spirit? A skier on Whistler. The resort is arguably the most famous ski mountain in Canada.Photographer: Paul Morrison

Is Vail Resorts Killing Whistler’s Spirit?

Is Vail Resorts Killing Whistler’s Spirit?  ~ Change is never easy, especially when it comes to the takeover of a ski area. Whether it’s here in Colorado or with our friends up north, the ski industry has seen a lot of changes in recent years. These changes are especially evident...

Read More
Trampe Ranchland, East River, Brush Creek area, river winding through valley floor.

Large Trampe Ranchland Preservation Deal Complete

Large Trampe Ranchland Preservation Deal Complete The April 10th closing of the last parcel of the Trampe Ranch property here in Gunnison County goes down in the books as one of the most significant land preservation actions in Colorado history. Thousands of acres stretching from Gunnison to Gothic, considered...

Read More
2018 Flauschink Queen Donna Rozman and King Doug Kroft

Fifty Years of Flauschink: Who Could Have Imagined?

Fifty Years of Flauschink: Who Could Have Imagined? The 2017/2018 ski season has come to an end and we just wrapped up closing weekend by celebrating Fifty Years of Flauschink: Who Could Have Imagined? Flauschink was born into tradition in the Spring of 1969, dreamed up by a handful...

Read More
Crested Butte Mountain Resort at sunset. Ski area, runs in winter

A Kinder, Gentler Crested Butte

A Kinder, Gentler Crested Butte ~ As we wind down another ski season, many have put this one into the books as one of the driest in memory. The snow makers at Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR) did an amazing job creating a base early in the season and...

Read More
Red helicopter flying, blue sky, white fluffy clouds.

Eleven Experience Alters Plans for Winter Helicopter Flights Into Irwin

Eleven Experience Alters Plans for Winter Helicopter Flights Into Irwin ~ Changes have been submitted to the Gunnison County Planning Commission as Eleven Experience alters plans for winter helicopter Flights into Irwin. The new proposal by Eleven Experience, Scarp Ridge LLC would prohibit helicopters from flying over the towns...

Read More
Judge's gavel

Brush Creek Proposal Continues to Bring Out the Public for Comment

Brush Creek Proposal Continues to Bring Out the Public for Comment ~ It’s been the talk around town for months now and the Brush Creek proposal continues to bring out the public for comment. Recent changes to the original proposal have not eased the concerns of the public who have voiced...

Read More
Announcement that CBMR Strikes a Deal to Get The Epic Pass

CBMR Strikes a Deal to Get The Epic Pass

CBMR Strikes a Deal to Get The Epic Pass ~ Crested Butte residents are waking up to big news and mixed emotions as CBMR strikes a deal to get the Epic Pass. Crested Butte Mountain Resort announced on Wednesday March 14th that they will be partnering with Vail Resorts...

Read More
Older woman sitting at desk with laptop.

The Airbnb For Affordable Housing is Here

The Airbnb For Affordable Housing is Here ~ As the kids grow up and head off to college or leave home to make their way in the world, parents then find themselves in a house with a bunch of empty rooms. Older adults nowadays often find themselves wondering what...

Read More