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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

Moffat County Grad Competing for Miss Colorado

compton2007 Moffat County Graduate Catherine Compton will compete for Miss Colorado this weekend. Compton is the daughter of former Craig City Councilman and former Calvary Baptist Church Pastor Rod Compton. The 26-year old has been modeling and appearing in films since graduating from college in Texas. She has appeared in several publications and recently Continue reading

Capitol Dome Re-Opens

Co-State-Capital-300Governor John Hickenlooper helped mark the reopening of the Colorado Capitol dome, which has been closed to the public for repairs since late 2011. The $17 million project was necessary because Colorado’s intense freeze-thaw cycle caused the exterior metal surfaces to deteriorate during the past 100 years. Cast iron columns Continue reading