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Changes To Steamboat Transit Pick-Up Locations

Steamboat Springs Transit has relocated three bus stops. The Fairfield Inn bus stop is no longer available for passenger pick-up and drop-off due to hotel construction in the area, so passengers will need to use the new pickup locations at the Steamboat Hotel or Holiday Inn. On the west side of Continue reading

Senate Considers Imposing New Mine Royalties

MICHAEL-BENNETColorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet along with Senators Tom Udall (D-NM) and Martin Heinrich (D-NM) and Representative Ben Ray Luján (D-NM) are introducing a bill to reform antiquated hardrock mining laws. On the three-month anniversary of the Gold King Mine spill, the senators are introducing the Hardrock Continue reading

Contamination Found on River Banks Near EPA Spill

EPA-300Researchers say they found scattered accumulations of heavy metals along 60 miles of riverbank in Colorado and New Mexico after the Environmental Protection Agency released toxic water from the Gold King Mine, and any potential threat to crops and livestock should be studied further. David Weindorf of Texas Tech Continue reading