Community News - 2014

Gunnison River Festival - Rafting

Gunnison County – Where people live the longest – Crested Butte

Business Insider used the U.S. Health Map from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation to find and map the counties where men and women live the longest. Gunnison County scored 1st for men with a life expectancy of 82 years and fourth for women coming in at 84 years....

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Blue Columbine in Crested Butte, Colorado

10 Best: Regional Flora of North America – Crested Butte

USA Today Travel has selected Crested Butte, Colorado for one of the 10 best places in North America to see regional flora. The Blue Columbine covers the hillsides here in our beautiful valley and we expect it to be one of the best wild flower seasons in years due...

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Aston Martin Vanquish driving in the snow.

Aston Martin on Ice Returns in 2015

I’ve been posting stories about the Aston Martin On Ice program and recent visit to Crested Butte. expands on those articles by confirming that the program will return to Crested Butte in 2015!   Posted on 3/25/14 Corey Dwan | Realtor Benson Sotheby’s International Realty

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Wildflowers in Mt. Crested Butte - Photo by Allen Ivy

Rocky Mountain Wildflower Season Lengthens Due to Warming Spring

This NBC News article elaborates on the research article I posted last week, which discusses how the Rocky Mountain wildflower season is longer, due to various environmental factors. Research was done at the Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory in Crested Butte, CO.

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Matisyahu coming to Crested Butte

Skitown Breakdown with Matisyahu

Skitown Breakdown is replacing previous years’ Festevol, and bringing us several acts throughout the day on Saturday. Grammy-nominated Matisyahu will perform at the base area around 8:00pm. Learn more on!  

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Climate Change Causes Complex Changes in Wildflower Blooms

Rocky Mountain Wildflower Season Lengthens

Check out this research article, by Heather Dewar, which shows that the Rocky Mountain wildflower season is longer, due to various environmental factors. The impacts now extend the season from April to September in Crested Butte. Click here for article.

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