KBUT News is exploring better ways tto keep you informed in the wake of the COVID-19 Crisis. This includes an ongoing series and Q&A sessions with local leaders, experts, and citizens.
KBUT Broadcast a live Question and Answer Session with local health officials on Monday, March 16. The event was broadcast from the ICE Lab in Gunnison.
Health officials have confirmed the first case of the covid-19 virus 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. The patient is currently under isolation in her home in Gunnison. Officials are investigating others with whom she may have had contact. The state health department confirmed the case Tuesday morning and announced the news in a press conference held by Governor Jared Polis in which he declared a state of emergency in Colorado.
KBUT will broadcast the 2019 Crested Butte News Candidates Forum LIVE from the Center for the Arts on Sunday, October 20th at 6 p.m.
Listen to a recording of KBUT’s Live Q & A with Local Officials from Monday, March 23. The show was hosted by Christopher Biddle and all guests joined the conversation via teleconference.
Gov. Jared Polis is not ruling out the possibility of ordering some Colorado residents to shelter in place to help curb the spread of COVID-19.
The state of Colorado has launched a new relief fund and volunteer website to help residents who are being affected by the outbreak of COVID-19. Residents can contribute and sign up to volunteer at www.helpcoloradonow.org.
Monday, March 16th at 6pm.
Gov. Jared Polis is urging the cancellation of large public gatherings as several more COVID-19 cases are reported around the state.
At a meeting of the incident command team Friday morning, a variable who’s who of emergency responders in Gunnison Valley scrambled to coordinate messaging, sure up gaps in operation, and find ways to protect the region’s elderly and infirm.
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.