Western Colorado University in Gunnison will offer online-classes when students return from spring break on March 23rd. That’s according to a press release from the School.
State Health officials have identified two residents of Gunnison County that test positive for COVID-19. Both patients are females in their fifties who likely contracted the virus while traveling within the United States. They’re both currently isolated within Gunnison County.
The initial case of COVID-19 that tested positive in Gunnison County will be re-classified as a Denver case because that is where the patient lives and is currently isolated. Health officials initially reported incorrectly that the woman was a part-time resident of Gunnison.
Health officials have confirmed the first case of COVID-19 in Gunnison County. The patient is a female in her 40s who had both a recent history of travel and symptoms consistent with COVID-19.
After years of lawsuits from conservationists and pressure put on by local stakeholders, Colorado’s largest industrial methane polluter will capture and burn off the potent greenhouse gas. Mountain Coal, the owner of the West Elk Mine near Paonia, hopes to reduce the mine’s emissions by at least 85 percent.