Part 1 - Short-Term Rental Committee Findings Presented

    The findings were presented at a special meeting on Monday night. Listen to follow-up stories to learn about recommendations made to the council about regulation and enforcement of short-term rentals in the Town of Crested Butte.
     

    Part 2 - Short-Term Rental Recommendations

    Recommendations were not cut and dry and easy for the Town Council to digest. This story deals with the recommendations of the committee to the council that needed some tweaking, defining, refining, and clarification.
     

    Part 3 - Recommendations Likely To Be In Short-Term Rules

    The council agreed with many of the recommendations made by the short-term rental committee. Today, we discuss the recommendations made that will likely end up in the rule set of short-term rentals in the Town of Crested Butte.



     

    Iron Pour Coming Thursday, October 6th

    KBUT's Chad Reich sat down with Iron Pour Director Jesse Blumenthal to talk about the upcoming Iron Pour, the history of iron pours, and how the community can still get involved.
     

    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.

     

    West Elk Word: Sheriff Rick Besecker

    This week's guest is Gunnison County Sheriff Rick Besecker. We discuss crime in the Gunnison Valley, community policing, collaboration between law enforcement agencies, and more.

     

    Moose Numbers Up, Anecdotally

    If you follow Gunnison Valley residents on social media, you've probably seen many photos of moose seen in the backcountry this summer. Moose numbers seem to be up, and to learn more about the large forest creature, I spoke with Brandon Diamond, a wildlife manager with Colorado Parks & Wildlife out of Gunnison. (CPW Courtesy Photo)
     

    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.
     





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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