Mining Safety http://kvnf.org en KVNF Regional Newcast: Friday, December 20, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-regional-newcast-friday-december-20-2013 <p></p><p><strong>Headlines</strong></p><ul><li>Montrose County Sheriff's Sergeant on Leave after Child Abuse Allegations</li><li>Ouray County Mine Cited for Nearly 100 Safety Violations</li><li>Hickenlooper Calls for Bipartisanship Next Year</li><li>San Miguel County Commissioners Approve Funding for EcoAction Partners</li><li>Tree Hunting in one of Colorado's National Forests</li><li><em>Western Slope Skies -&nbsp;</em>The Star Cluster Pleides Fri, 20 Dec 2013 17:26:21 +0000 Travis Bubenik 20102 at http://kvnf.org Ouray County Mine Cited for Nearly 100 Safety Violations http://kvnf.org/post/ouray-county-mine-cited-nearly-100-safety-violations <p><strong>Update Friday, December 20:&nbsp;</strong>According to the&nbsp;<em>Watch&nbsp;</em>newspaper, MSHA says the 97 citations handed out to Star Mine Operations in the first week of December were issued during so-called "spot" inspections, and <a href="http://www.watchnewspapers.com/view/full_story/24266591/article-UPDATE--MSHA-Citations-Stemmed-From-Hazard-Complaints?instance=latest_story">weren't issued as violations that contributed to the deaths</a> of two men at the Revenue-Virginius&nbsp;mine in late November.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 00:50:00 +0000 Travis Bubenik 20057 at http://kvnf.org Ouray County Mine Cited for Nearly 100 Safety Violations KVNF Regional Newscast: Tuesday, December 10, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-regional-newscast-tuesday-december-10-2013 <p></p><p><strong>Headlines</strong></p><ul><li>CPW Researchers Conducting Backcountry Flyovers</li><li>Some Miners Near Ouray Helping with Accident Investigation</li><li>Future of Coal Uncertain as Tennessee Valley Authority Cuts Production</li><li>Three Colorado Cities Facing Lawsuits Over Fracking Bans</li><li>Historic Schoolhouse Spurred Modern Women's Club Tue, 10 Dec 2013 17:28:03 +0000 Travis Bubenik 19638 at http://kvnf.org Details Emerge in Mining Accident http://kvnf.org/post/details-emerge-mining-accident <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px;">The recent mining accident near&nbsp;Ouray&nbsp;was one of the worst in recent Colorado history. Two miners died and nearly two dozen were injured at the&nbsp;Revenue-Virginius&nbsp;mine, owned by Star Mine Operations. &nbsp;More details about what happened are starting to come out. Fri, 22 Nov 2013 19:47:05 +0000 Elise Thatcher 18946 at http://kvnf.org Details Emerge in Mining Accident