New Camping Regs Coming To Gunnison Basin in 2017

    An increase in dispersed camping use in the backcountry and its associated impacts has caused the US Forest Service to re-think how they let people camp - and mostly where they park.
     

    Avalanche Park Campground May Be Tent-Camping Only

    The Crested Butte Town Council believes a tent-only campground would be the best layout for the future site, located just south of Crested Butte. Other alternatives included an RV and tent mix and a seasonal workforce campground.

     

    Scholarships For Gunnison and Neighboring County Students

    If you live in - or graduated from a school in - Delta, Gunnison, Hinsdale, Minearal, Ouray, Saguache, San Miguel Counties you could be eligible to receive financial assistance through the Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative. Western State students are encouraged to visit the Student Services Department, and high schoolers should speak to their counselors about these scholarships. (Photo: COSI)
     

    Department Of Insurance Approves Rate Hikes

    The Colorado Division of Insurance has approved health insurance premium hikes for 2017. Individual plans are expected to increase by more than 20 percent on average.
     

    Sports Barrel - 9.21.16

    Tune in and hear a roundup of homecoming week in Crested Butte!

     

    Grants Available For Public Arts Projects

    Grant applications are due October 14th and can go to fund public arts projects, classes for the public, and professional development. (Photo: Suzanne Pierson)
     

    Noxious Weed Plan Presented to CB Council

    The plan should bring the town up to speed with state statute, if it is adopted at this coming Monday night's meeting. If adopted, noxious weed removal and enforcement will become a greater priority for the town on both public and private property.

     

    West Elk Word: Vinotok

    Vinotok founder Marcie Tenander shares the story of this only-in-Crested Butte event, from its humble beginnings to today.

     

    West Elk Word: One Valley Prosperity Project

    Gunnison City Manager Russ Forrest and Gunnison County Senior Planner Cathie Pagano give us a progress report on the One Valley Prosperity Project - also known as OVPP.

     

    Solidarity March For Standing Rock To Be Held Tuesday In CB

    Organizers ask people to gather at the 4-Way Stop in Crested Butte starting at 4 PM. Together, they will march to Totem Pole Park and show their support for the tribal members who are fighting a pipeline on their lands at the Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota.




    Photo: Carissa J. Duncan





KBUT Updates

KBUT’s Lost & Found Featured on Denver 9 News "Storytellers"

Click here to see the video.  It's awesome!

 

Top 5 New Albums Played on KBUT

Week of 9/19/16

1. Angel Olsen - My Woman
2. Thee Oh Sees - A Weird Exists
3. Ranch Ghost - Lookin'
4. Jeff Beck - Loud Hailer
5. Flamingods - Majesty


- List compiled by KBUT Music Director Bonnie Gollhofer
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