Arch Coal http://kvnf.org en Future of Coal Uncertain as Tennessee Valley Authority Cuts Production http://kvnf.org/post/future-coal-uncertain-tennessee-valley-authority-cuts-production <p></p><p>It’s been a rough season for the coal mines of the North Fork Valley. Last week, Oxbow’s Elk Creek Mine in Somerset <a href="http://www.gjsentinel.com/news/articles/coal-mine-lays-off-115-more-workers">laid off</a> another 115 workers, bringing the total number of jobs cut at that mine this fall to over 250.</p> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 15:15:00 +0000 Emily Guerin 19615 at http://kvnf.org Future of Coal Uncertain as Tennessee Valley Authority Cuts Production KVNF Local Newscast: Friday, December 28, 2012 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-local-newscast-friday-december-28-2012 <p><strong>Headlines:</strong></p><ul><li>West Elk Mine Expansion Approved By BLM</li><li>Curbing Gun Violence, A Discussion</li><li>Record Gun Sales In Colorado Overwhelms Background Checks</li><li>Hotel Jerome Gets Facelift</li></ul><p> Fri, 28 Dec 2012 15:29:55 +0000 Brian Cambria 4604 at http://kvnf.org West Elk Mine Pays Reduced Royalties http://kvnf.org/post/west-elk-mine-pays-reduced-royalties-0 <p>The West Elk Mine near Somerset has been given a temporary reduction in the royalties it pays to the state and federal governments.&nbsp;KVNF’s&nbsp;Ariana&nbsp;Brocious&nbsp;reports that the reduction is because the mine has encountered some tricky geological conditions.</p> Wed, 17 Oct 2012 16:53:17 +0000 Ariana Brocious 14868 at http://kvnf.org West Elk Mine Pays Reduced Royalties