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Police Look for Info On Another Burglary

Steamboat Police are looking for information on a burglary that occurred Friday morning at Double Z Bar and B.B.Q. The owner of the restaurant found a burglar inside the establishment early that morning. After unsuccessfully trying to convince the owner he was a Continue reading

Gardner Calls For North Korea To Be Kicked Out Of UN

Following North Korea’s reported nuclear tests over the weekend, Colorado U.S. Senator Cory Gardner, who chairs the Subcommittee on East Asia, the Pacific and International Cyber Security, is calling for unprecedented steps to curtail the regime. Gardner says the test is the clearest sign yet that 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

La Plata County Double Checks EPA Findings on Mine Spill

EPA-300Results of county testing on the Animas River are in line with findings by the Environmental Protection Agency following a mine spill created by the agency. La Plata County contracted with specialists to conduct independent tests. Commissioner Gwen Lachelt has said she hoped the study would satisfy members of the public Continue reading

EPA Spill Bigger than First Thought

EPA-300It turns out, the scope of the Environmental Protection Agency’s mishap at Gold King Mine is bigger than originally thought. The EPA now says about 3 million gallons of toxic mine water was released into Cement Creek. That’s about three times the amount the agency previously said. The water reportedly contains arsenic, lead and other Continue reading