Mining http://kvnf.org en KVNF Regional Newscast: Monday, December 23, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-regional-newscast-monday-december-23-2013 <p><strong>Headlines:</strong></p><ul><li>Civil Suit Filed against GJ Airport Administration</li><li>Grand Mesa Plane Crash Victims Were Looking for Lost Cattle</li><li>Future of Pot Shops in Mountain Village Still Undecided</li><li>Ouray Residents to weigh in on City Administrator's Performance</li><li>Future of Mining &amp; Drilling Uncertain Across Western Slope</li><li>State Economy Has Some Bright Clouds Mon, 23 Dec 2013 15:41:05 +0000 Brian Cambria 20195 at http://kvnf.org 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 KVNF Regional Newscast: Friday, November 29, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-regional-newscast-friday-november-29-2013 <p></p><p><b>Headlines</b></p><ul><li>MSHA&nbsp;Team Will Investigate Ouray&nbsp;Mine Accident</li><li>KDNK's <em>Sounds of the High Country -&nbsp;</em> Marshall Swearingen&nbsp;on Repurposing a South Dakota Mine for Physics Research</li><li>State Senator Evie Hudak Resigns</li><li>Salvation Army in Grand Junction Feeds 700 on Thanksgiving</li><li>KVNF Sports Report Fri, 29 Nov 2013 16:39:07 +0000 Travis Bubenik 19200 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 Supervisor Died Trying to Save Miner from Carbon Monoxide Poisoning http://kvnf.org/post/supervisor-died-trying-save-miner-carbon-monoxide-poisoning <p></p><p>New details are emerging about the two men who were killed after inhaling high levels of carbon monoxide at the Revenue-Virginius Mine in Ouray County.</p> Tue, 19 Nov 2013 16:25:52 +0000 Travis Bubenik 18799 at http://kvnf.org Supervisor Died Trying to Save Miner from Carbon Monoxide Poisoning KVNF Regional Newscast: Tuesday, November 19, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-regional-newscast-tuesday-november-19-2013 <p><strong>Headlines:</strong></p><ul><li>Investigation Begins into Deaths of 2 Miners at Revenue-Virginus Mine</li><li>Enviromental Critics Say New Air Quality Moves are Purely Political</li><li>Industry Proponents Reserving Judgement on Air Quality Rules, For Now</li><li>Median Income in Delta County Ranks in Bottom Third of the State</li><li>Over 53,000 Coloradans Now Enrolled in New Health Exchange Tue, 19 Nov 2013 15:59:27 +0000 Brian Cambria 18798 at http://kvnf.org KVNF Regional Newscast: Monday, November 18, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-regional-newscast-monday-november-18-2013 <p><strong>Headlines:</strong></p><ul><li>2 Dead, 20 Injured at Mine Accident in Ouray County</li><li>GJ High School Locked Down after Nearby Suicide</li><li>Tipton’s Water Rights Protection Bill To Get House Vote</li><li>Telluride Soda-Tax Campaigns Drew in over $148,000</li><li>Ban on Drone-Assisted Hunting Moves Forward</li><li>Future of Rural Movie Theaters Still Uncertain, Even with State Grants Mon, 18 Nov 2013 15:21:33 +0000 Brian Cambria 18745 at http://kvnf.org 2 Dead, 20 Injured at Silver Mine near Ouray http://kvnf.org/post/2-dead-20-injured-silver-mine-near-ouray <p><strong>Update Monday, 3:50 PM:&nbsp;</strong>Amy Louviere, Spokeswoman for the Mine Safety and Health Administration, tells KVNF all 20 of the sickened miners have been treated and released from area hospitals.&nbsp;</p><p>Colorado US Representative Don Coram (R-Montrose) released a statement this afternoon, saying "I send my thoughts and prayers to the close knit communities of Ouray and surrounding areas and offer my support to those affected by this terrible tragedy."</p> Mon, 18 Nov 2013 01:42:28 +0000 Travis Bubenik 18727 at http://kvnf.org 2 Dead, 20 Injured at Silver Mine near Ouray