Gunnison County Newswire

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  1. Robin Carpenter wins wet, wild Stage 2 of USA Pro ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | LongmontFYI

    The slow ascent up Gunnison County Road 12, a high-altitude, meandering dirt route, was already taking its toll on the main group of riders.

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  2. The 5 Most Insane Mountain Climbs in ColoradoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Men's Journal

    ... tops out just below 10,000 feet as it grinds toward Crested Butte, climbing 1,157 feet over 4.6 miles on Gunnison County Road 12. The seasonal road consists largely of packed gravel, save for a few miles of pavement on both sides of the peak. The ...

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  3. State BLM upholds Thompson Divide gas lease extensionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 29 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    ... leases in a larger area of the White River National Forest straddling the Garfield, Pitkin, Mesa, Delta and Gunnison county lines. Houston-based SG Interests applied last year to develop test wells on leases in its Lake Ridge Unit located in Pitkin ...

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  4. USA Pro Challenge leaves Aspen for Crested Butte in Day 2Read the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2014 | The Summit Daily News

    ... in Carbondale and the climb over McClure Pass, riders will also face a challenging 20-mile roller coaster on Gunnison County Road 12. Alternating between pavement and dirt, this could make for an unpleasant stretch depending on conditions. After the ...

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  5. How Colorado Towns Have Diverged On Marijuana LegalizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 3 | Switched

    As part of the New York Times' Op-Doc series on marijuana , documentary filmmaker Elaine McMillion Sheldon traveled to Gunnison County, Colorado to explore how the state's new pot laws have been received since going into effect earlier this year.

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  6. Body found in Crystal River identified as Uriah ShafferRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 23 | The Aspen Times

    The body discovered in the Crystal River over the weekend was that of 39-year-old Carbondale resident Uriah Shaffer, who went missing in the Crystal River near Marble in late May, Gunnison County Sheriff Rick Besecker confirmed Monday.

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  7. Body found in river near RedstoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 28 | Vail Daily News

    Two kayakers from Gunnison County discovered a body in the Crystal River on Saturday afternoon, according to a statement from the Pitkin County Coroner's Office.

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  8. Kayakers Find Body In Crystal River Near RedstoneRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 27 | CBS Local

    The Pitkin County coroner says two volunteer kayakers from Gunnison County found the body Saturday and helped recover it from the river.

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  9. Body found in the Crystal River near RedstoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 27 | KKCO-TV Grand Junction

    The Pitkin County coroner says two volunteer kayakers from Gunnison County found the body Saturday and helped recover it from the river.

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  10. Kayakers find body in Crystal RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 27 | TheDenverChannel

    ... Las Animas, Otero, Pueblo, Saguache, Teller The Pitkin County coroner says two volunteer kayakers from Gunnison County found the body Saturday and helped recover it from the river. A Carbondale man has been missing since going kayaking in the river ...

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  11. Kayakers find body in Crystal River near CarbondaleRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 26 | Denver Post

    ... and recovered the body from the river. The operation also was aided by the Pitkin coroner's office, the Gunnison County Sheriff's Office and the Carbondale Fire Department. County officials said they are working to identify the body and to notify ...

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  12. Body found in river near RedstoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2014 | The Aspen Times

    Two kayakers from Gunnison County discovered a body in the Crystal River on Saturday afternoon, according to a statement from the Pitkin County Coroner's Office.

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  13. Body found in the Crystal RiverRead the original story

    May 28, 2014 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Two kayakers from Gunnison County located a body in the Crystal River on Saturday afternoon, according to a press release from the Pitkin County Coroner's Office.

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  14. How the Obama Administration is Keeping Big Coal AliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2014 | The Nation

    ... by failing to consider the social cost of carbon before approving an expansion of a coal lease in Colorado's Gunnison County. "While the agencies provided an adequate disclosure of effects on adjacent lands, their treatment of the costs associated ...

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  15. Judge halts West Elk Mine expansionRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2014 | Denver Post

    A federal judge has blocked a coal mine expansion planned in Gunnison County, ruling that federal authorities wrongly ignored carbon costs when approving the expansion of Arch Coal's West Elk Mine.

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  16. Judge halts West Elk Mine expansionRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2014 | Denver Post

    A federal judge has blocked a coal mine expansion planned in Gunnison County, ruling that federal authorities wrongly ignored carbon costs when approving the expansion of Arch Coal Inc.'s West Elk Mine.

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  17. Live the West With Cattlemen's Days, Ranch Experiences & Trail...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2014 | PRWeb

    ... is a must-see for families after indulging in a tall stack of flapjacks made by the local Kiwanis. The Gunnison County Fair, cowboy poetry and cowboy church are among the many other events during the action-packed week. New this year is a concert at ...

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  18. Single working moms in Denver pay nearly half of income on child care, report findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2014 | Business Journal

    ... is $23,607, meaning single moms are paying nearly 49 percent of their income on child care, the report said. Gunnison County was the most expensive for single moms, with the average cost for preschool-age child care at $11,359 a year, and the county ...

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  19. Report: Colorado's child care costs show dramatic differences for momsRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2014 | Denver Post

    ... for child care, depending on where they live in Colorado, according to a new analysis. A single mother in Gunnison County may pay up to 85 percent of household income for child care, compared to about 12 percent in Ouray. The report is the first in ...

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  20. Mountain Rescue Aspen performs first helicopter rescue since Sheffer's passingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2014 | The Aspen Times

    ... near Silt in January. Around 1 p.m. Monday, the Aspen/Pitkin County Communications Center was notified by te Gunnison County Sheriff's Office of an emergency distress signal coming from a group of skiers near South Maroon Peak. A female skier had a ...

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