Week of: 11/15/2017


announcements and notices...

PEE-WEE DUSTER WRESTLING PARENT MEETING and Practice Details: Parent meeting will be held Thursday, Nov. 30th at 5:30 p.m. at the GHS Auditorium. We will be discussing practice days/times, tournament information, and wrestlers will register for the team. Ages preschool-middle school are welcome! All participants MUST have a USA Wrestling Card in order to participate (liability and insurance). Practices this season will be held at WSCU from 5:30-7:00 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, beginning December 5th. Please contact the board via email if you aren't able to attend the meeting: Go Dusters!

¿NECESITA AYUDA ALIMENTARIA? La Despensa de Alimentos (Gunnison Country Food Pantry) está abierta lunes de 1 a 4 y miércoles de 1 a 7 de la tarde. Para personas mayores de 65 años: jueves 10 de la mañana a 2 de la tarde. Visítenos en 321-C N. Main Street en la esquina suroeste de Main y Ohio. Más información en

REMINDER: Please do not let your motor vehicle, trailer or motorcycle registrations expire! Late fees are mandated by the Colorado Department of Revenue on all expired registrations. The Gunnison Motor Vehicle Department is open 8:00 am 4:30 pm Monday - Friday to serve the citizens of Gunnison County. The office is located at 221 N Wisconsin Street in the Blackstock Government Center. You may also telephone us at 970-641-1602 (option 1). Registration renewals may also be completed by visiting

RECYCLERS PLEASE TAKE NOTE AND PASS ALONG that the Gunnison County Recycle Center takes primarily CORRUGATED CARDBOARD. Please DO NOT bring waxed cardboard, toilet paper or paper towel tubes or Pringles cans. We thank you for your continued diligence in dropping off quality products. If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact Gunnison County Public Work Department at 970-641-0044.

KBUT IS LOCATED AT 88.7 FM IN GUNNISON. Our signal strength has increased from 40 watts to 6500 watts this past year. Tune us in loud and clear.

SENIORS, NEED FOOD ASSISTANCE? Gunnison Country Food Pantry is open to Seniors 65+ on Thursdays 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Come for coffee, see what the community wants to share with you. Visit the Pantry at 321-C N. Main Street in Gunnison on the SW corner of Main and Ohio. Info at

SILENT AUCTION TO BENEFIT PUERTO RICO recovery efforts. Thursday, November 16th 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Double Shot. Lots of gift and service certificates, fitness passes, home made items and ... home baked goods to sweeten the deal. Thanks for the support.

FREE 5K FUN RUN on Thanksgiving Day at 9AM. Run, Jog, Walk or Bike the Van Tuyl Trail. Meet at Charmar Park. For more info. call Colorado Fitness 970-641-3375.

COTTONWOOD PASS, ON THE GUNNISON COUNTY (west) side, will be CLOSED for the 2017 year for a major realignment and paving project. Please call 970-641-0044 for further questions.

DO YOU HAVE AN UPCOMING EVENT FOR THE GUNNISON COMMUNITY? Fundraiser? Kids event? Multicultural gathering? Artistic endeavor? All-around good time? Let us know. We'll print your community notice for free. Call 970-641-3148. Email Let all of Gunnison county and the surrounding areas know what you're planning for them.

CALL FOR ENTRIES! Night of Lights 2017 Installation & Store Window Contest, Friday, December 1. Your entry will be displayed on Main Street, assigned by the Chamber of Commerce. Entry and participation is free. Deadline is Wednesday, November 29, 2017. Be creative and be a part of the Night of Lights! For more information contact the Chamber of Commerce 970-641-1501, 500 East Tomichi Ave. Gunnison.

GOT PRESCHOOL?- Colorado Preschool Scholarships are still available and can be used at Lake Preschool, Tenderfoot, Little Red, or Stepping Stones. Contact Jennifer Kennedy or Annie Romero for more information. 970-641-7770 or:

SIX POINTS THRIFT STORE will resume normal donation hours at 9 am on Monday, November 13, 2017. Thank you for your patience as we get caught up this week! 970-641-3081.

SENIORS INTERESTED IN PLAYING Mexican Train Dominoes: Fridays at Boomers Room in the Gunnison Rec Center. Play begins at 1:00 PM. Payers with any level of experience are welcomed. Beginners are encouraged to come and learn to play. If you have any questions contact Leila Calkins at 970-596-4570.

THE GUNNISON VALLEY CALENDAR: Keep it Short, Keep it Sweet.... submit your Who, What, When, Where, Why, and How to

NEED FOOD ASSISTANCE? Gunnison Country Food Pantry is open Mondays 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. and Wednesdays 1 p.m. - 7 p.m. Seniors 65+ are served Thursdays 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Visit the Pantry at 321-C N. Main Street in Gunnison on the SW corner of Main and Ohio. Info at

GUNNISON CONSERVATION DISTRICT sells custom native wild flower and grass seed. For a custom mix call 970-642-4461


THE CB MTN HERITAGE MUSEUM invites you to join us for a Historic Pub Crawl on Thursday, November 16th at 5 p.m. Purchase tickets online at: or by calling 970-349-1880. TIckets are $30 for non-members, $25 for members and teachers.

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THANKSGIVING DAY FUN RUN on the Van Tuyl Trail. Meet at Charmar Park at 9 AM on Thursday November 23rd for a run, jog, walk, bike or ski... who knows what the weather will bring. Totally just for fun and fitness! Questions, call Colorado Fitness at 970-641-3375


MOUNTAIN ROOTS KIDS COOK Holiday Workshops, two 3-hour classes celebrating sweet and savory holiday dishes and treats. This culinary class is held November 21st and December 21st 4-7 p.m. Register through Gunnison Rec Center.

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DID YOU KNOW Gunnison Valley Health has a variety of visiting specialists that provide a broad range of healthcare services? Visit: for more information or to view a calendar.

CARDBOARD RECYCLING - Recently the Gunnison County Recycle Center as seen an influx of waxed cardboard and bundled cardboard dropped off at the Center. Please note for your future recycling of cardboard at our Center that WAXED CARDBOARD SHOULD NOT be brought to the Center and DO NOT TIE cardboard in bundles. If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact Gunnison County Public Work Department at 970-641-0044.

ESTAMOS REMODELANDO EL EDIFICIO donde funciona la Oficina Multicultural, Salud Pública y Servicios Humanos. Nuestras oficinas centrales operarán en el Salón de los Rodeos. La mudanza ocurrirá las 2 primeras semanas de noviembre y comenzaremos a trabajar regularmente el lunes 20 de noviembre en el salón de los Rodeos. Llame a Ellen 641-7999 (Oficina Multicultural), 970-641-0209 (Salud Pública) y 970-641-3244 (Servicios Humanos) para hacer citas. Gracias


THE CB MTN HERITAGE MUSEUM invites you to join us for a Historic Pub Crawl on Thursday, November 16th at 5 p.m. Purchase tickets online at: or by calling 970-349-1880. Tickets are $30 for non-members, $25 for members and teachers.

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NIGHT OF LIGHTS 2017 - GUNNISON POLAR EXPRESS Friday, December 1, 2017. Prizes will be awarded for Best Installation and Best Store Window categories using the theme Gunnison Polar Express. $150 in Holiday Greenbacks will be awarded to the winner of each category and $50 in Holiday Greenbacks to the runner-up. Chamber will assign participant location prior to event start. Main Street will close at 4:30 p.m. for installation setup. Main Street will reopen at 8:00 p.m. All participants will need to have your entry cleared by 8:00 p.m.

STRESSED OUT AND TIRED OF IT? Join a study examining the effects of yoga and meditation on your stress levels. Contact Amber at 303-507-9437 or

M.A.P.I. MINISTERIO APOSTOLICO PROFETICO INTERNACIONAL: Iglesia Cristiana EMANUEL. Anuncia que se traslado de sede. Informes en los telefonos: 970-258-2046, 970-234-3041, 970-964-8545, 970-964-8519. ¡Los Esperamos!

¿EMBARAZADA? ¿Necesitas ayuda? Pruebas de embarazo gratuitas y consulta. Referencias y asistencia. ¡Estamos aquí para ayudar! Lighthouse 970-596-1706

GUNNISON BOXING CLUB meets M, T, W, & Thurs. at 4PM and Tuesday and Thursday at 6AM. Beginners Welcome. Gain fitness and learn self defense skills. Meets on WSCU Campus in Mears Hall basement. No charge. Call Coach Tom at 303-881-7778 for more information.

WILLIAM GREEN, former Cleveland Browns running back will be visiting. Come hear his story Thursday, November 16 at 6:30 p.m. New Song Christian Fellopowship, 77 Ute Lane, Gunnison. Admission is free.

CHURCH OF THE GOOD SAMARITAN will be hosting a free Community Dinner on November 15 at 6:00. We will be serving spaghetti. Everyone is welcome and donations are appreciated.

THE CENTER FOR ADULT AND FAMILY EDUCATION(CAFE) manages the Adult Literacy programs for the Gunnison County Library District. We are located within the Library on 307 North Wisconsin and currently offer morning and evening adult and family literacy programming 8 hours a week. We will be starting GED preparation classes in January of 2018. Mary 970-641-7684.

GUNNISON VALLEY MILITARY SERVICE VETERANS! The Gunnison Valley Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution cordially invites you to attend a free Coffee Social beginning at 9:00 a.m. on November 11, 2017 in the American Legion building located at the intersection of Teller and Virginia in Gunnison. Thank you for your service and we look forward to seeing you there.

HELP PUT FOOD WITHIN REACH. Donate to Gunnison Country Food Pantry (GCFP), PO Box 7077, Gunnison, CO 81230 or online at Bring food donations to 321-C N. Main Street in Gunnison on the SW corner of Main and Ohio Mondays, Wednesdays or Thursdays. The Pantry is an All-Volunteer Organization.

KBUT'S OFF-SEASON BINGO debuts at Tully's in CB South on Friday November 17th. This ain't your grandmother's BINGO. Don't miss this wild and rowdy community event supporting KBUT Community Radio. $10 for a 10 pack of BINGO cards. Doors at 7:00 p.m. Games at 8:00 p.m. Compete for cash, gift certificates, and more. Come out to Tully's and get your BINGO on! BINGO is a 21+ event. 970-349-5225 for more.


DEAR GUNNISON COMMUNITY, Please help Western State Colorado University get a better understanding of Western's VITA program and the Gunnison Community by taking a quick survey. Please go to the link to start the survey, Thank you .

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¡GANA MIENTRAS QUE APRENDES! Conviértete en el mejor padre que puede ser al mismo tiempo ganar artículos de maternidad y bebé (¡pañales, ropa, cunas, y mucho más!) ¡Es muy fácil! Llámenos: 970-596-1706 Lighthouse

DID YOU KNOW?... If you buy a #6 plastic cup you can bring it to WSCU to "TERRACYCLE" into other useful products? Drop-off locations at: Library Parking Lot, Pinnacles, North Mears, Between Ute and Robidoux Hall Look for the recycling bin with the "TERRACYCLE" logo on it!

DON'T FORGET! Gunnison Valley PTA is collecting Box Tops 4 Education. This is an easy way for anyone to support your local community school/PTA. You can send your Box Tops to your child's classroom or put them in collection containers at the public library or the community center. Thank you for your support!

GOV., NASA, HAARP, NOAA, AGENDA 21 has covered up the arrival of the Planet X system with chem trails and sun simulator lenses. Time is short, get prepared. For photos taken here in Gunnison and info call 970-596-3341. Scott Hitchens

BEFORE GOING OUTSIDE with your children or pets, please turn on the lights and check area. If you see bears, call 911! DO NOT APPROACH BEARS! For more information contact the Gunnison Police Department

SIX POINTS HOURS are Mon. - Fri., 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sat 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Closed Sundays. DROP OFF HOURS Mon., Wed., Fri., 9 a.m - 5 p.m., Sat 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. We are located North of Walmart behind Time Warner Cable.

GUNNISON VALLEY HEALTH is seeking photo submissions for a hospital-wide artwork project. Scenic landscape images of the surrounding area are preferred. If you are interested, please contact Mara at:

MEDICARE PART D OPEN ENROLLMENT ENDS DECEMBER 7th! It is time to review your prescription drug plan. Prescription costs and covered medications can change each year. Go to or call the Senior Resource Office (970-641-3244) for an appointment.

6th Annual Gunnison Estate Planning Event: December 5th and 7th. Jacob A. With, an attorney with Law of the Rockies, and Gunnison County are working together to provide discounted basic estate planning ($250). Call Senior Resources (970-642-4665) for an appointment

2-day Black Friday sale at Six Points Thrift Store! 50% off storewide! Friday, November 24, from 9 am-6 pm, and Saturday, November 25 from 10 am-5 pm. 1160 N. Main St. in Gunnison. 970-641-3081.

ETHICS FORUM on Wednesday, Nov.29 at 7:00 pm at Western's University Center Ballroom; organized by Western's Honors students with keynote by Mr. Weston Smith, CFO and whistleblower in HealthSouth $3 bill fraud. Open for everybody and free, light refreshments served.

Six Points would like to thank our local Safeway store for your generous donation of coffee for our thrift store customers. We are grateful for you!

The Elks Hoop Shoot for kids ages 8-13 (based on their age on April 1, 2018) will take place on Saturday December 2, 2017 at Paul Wright Gymnasium on the campus of WSCU. Registration is at 7:30am. The Hoop Shoot is sponsored by the Gunnison Elks Lodge #1623. For further information, contact John McCarthy at 641-1165.

Warehouse for Rent/Sale 1000-3000SF text 970-209-6046

Seniors who are interested in playing Mexican Train Dominoes: No Dominoes on Friday November 24. We will play again beginning on Friday December 1. Play begins at 1:00PM in the Boomers' Room at the Gunnison Rec Center. Players of all levels are welcome!