Ouray County http://kvnf.org en US 550 Remains Closed, Netting Work To Continue Through Tuesday http://kvnf.org/post/us-550-remains-closed-netting-work-continue-through-tuesday <p><strong>Update January 27:&nbsp;</strong>Technical climbing crews were on hand at the side of recent rockslides along Red Mountain Pass/US 550, installing wire cable netting to stabilize boulders that continue to plague the road below.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 20:20:10 +0000 Travis Bubenik 21343 at http://kvnf.org US 550 Remains Closed, Netting Work To Continue Through Tuesday US 550 South Of Ouray Closed Through Weekend http://kvnf.org/post/us-550-south-ouray-closed-through-weekend <p><strong>Update: 12:30 PM (January 15):&nbsp;</strong>CDOT has confirmed that US 550/Red Mountain Pass two miles south of Ouray will be closed at least through this weekend (until Monday, January 20.) Rocks have reportedly been continually falling on the road near mile marker 90 as crews try to clear the rubble.&nbsp;</p><p>Kerrie Neet, the regional director for CDOT, acknowledged that motorists in southwest Colorado don't have many alternative travel options, saying "there is a hardship anytime we close this pass."</p> Mon, 13 Jan 2014 21:02:46 +0000 Travis Bubenik 20933 at http://kvnf.org US 550 South Of Ouray Closed Through Weekend 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: 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 KVNF Regional Newscast: Friday, November 22, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-regional-newscast-friday-november-22-2013 <p></p><p><strong>Headlines</strong></p><ul><li>More Details Emerging after Ouray Mine Accident</li><li>Missing Ouray Woman Found Dead</li><li>Small Companies Worried about New Air Pollution Rules</li><li>Identity of Person Killed in Plane Crash Still Not Released</li><li><em>Western Slope Skies -&nbsp;</em>The Two Galileos and the Moons of Jupter</li><li>KVNF Sports Report Fri, 22 Nov 2013 15:39:10 +0000 Travis Bubenik 18929 at http://kvnf.org 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 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 KVNF Regional Newscast: Tuesday, October 29, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-regional-newscast-tuesday-october-29-2013 <p><strong>Headlines:</strong></p><ul><li>Man Steals Monkey in Grand Junction</li><li>Mesa County Judge Considers Tossing Out Guilty Verdict for Man Charged with Threats</li><li>iSeeChange: Colorado Wildfires Greater Threat to Humans than animals</li><li>NY Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Bill &amp; Melinda Gates Top Donor List for Pro-Amendment 66 Campaign</li><li>Ouray County to Receive Around $12 Million for Highway Projects Tue, 29 Oct 2013 14:52:51 +0000 Brian Cambria 17863 at http://kvnf.org KVNF Regional Newscast: Thursday, October 17, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-regional-newscast-thursday-october-17-2013 <p></p><p><strong>Headlines</strong></p><ul><li>Turning a Public Park into an Edible Forest Free-for-All</li><li>School Board Members and Candidates Sound Off on Amendment 66</li><li>US Marshals Looking for Telluride Man Suspected of Attempted Murder</li><li>"It's Crap!" - North Fork Valley Residents on the Government Shutdown</li><li><em>Around the World in 3 Minutes -&nbsp;</em>Commentary from North Fork Valley Vision School Student&nbsp; Thu, 17 Oct 2013 15:04:53 +0000 Travis Bubenik 17356 at http://kvnf.org