Crested Butte

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Gunnison County bans restaurants, bars from serving people 60 and older to slow coronavirus spread

The order initially appeared to ban people vulnerable to the new coronavirus from grocery stores. Health managers say that’s not a bad idea.

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Coronavirus is running so rampant in Colorado’s mountains residents, visitors should “minimize all contact with other people”

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment on Sunday issued the alert about Eagle, Summit, Pitkin or Gunnison counties, where there have been about 50 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

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A Crested Butte woman came home from Hawaii with sniffles. Then she found out it was coronavirus.

Lisa Merck, a nurse practitioner, was sick for weeks before she was finally tested for COVID-19. “It didn’t even cross my mind,” she told The Colorado Sun of having the life-threatening disease.

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Want to learn how to drive a Maserati or Aston Martin in a blizzard? Colorado mountain towns are where you go.

Crested Butte recently turned into “Maserativille” as the Italian luxury car company taught drivers how to handle these pricey rides in truly extreme conditions.

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How will Western water be affected by climate change? A tiny Colorado flower may have the answer

Researchers are scouring the landscape near Crested Butte to gather data and inform climate computer models used around the world

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“You would think it’s the opposite”: The average age of fatal avalanche victims is on the rise

The "terror management" theory suggests some older people take more risks as they confront mortality

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This Colorado rum is a rare spirit 100% made by women — all the way down to the forklift drivers

Top-shelf Valentia, made by high-altitude Montanya Distillers near Crested Butte, is being hailed as a sign of national gender-equity progress in craft distilling

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An army of teen employees is helping fight a Colorado tourist town’s worker shortage

About 75% of the freshman class is at work this summer, and still, shops and restaurants close early or open late due to affordable-housing sparked worker shortage

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The fastest kids in America are running hills and chilling in creeks around Crested Butte

At 8,900 feet sits Team Prep USA’s renowned summer running camp. "If they can tolerate things other people are unwilling to tolerate, they’re going to live a beautiful life," one coach says.