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Deaths At Coal Mines Increased In 2017

15 workers died in Coal mines last year according to new data from the Mine Safety and Health Administration. This is an increase over the 9 deaths that occurred in U.S. coal mines in 2016, a record low. 8 miners died in West Virginia, with 3 miner deaths occurring in Kentucky, while one worker died in Colorado, Wyoming, Alabama, Montana and Continue reading

Help Stamp Out Hunger Saturday

The 25th Annual postal workers Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive is this Saturday. Letter carriers will be collecting non-perishable food items while on their routes. All the donations collected in Craig will be given to the Interfaith Food Bank.  To participate in the Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, simply box or bag non-perishable food items and set Continue reading

WYO Receives Money To Retrain Coal Workers

Wyomingb has been granted up to $2 million to help retrain individuals affected by layoffs in the coal industry. The U.S. Department of Labor grant will help Wyoming workers previously employed in the coal industry as well as those who worked in transportation or Continue reading

Free Seminar On Workers Comp Laws

workers compThere will be a free seminar in Craig, to teach business owners and human resource professionals in the area more about the states workers compensation laws. The seminar is being hosted as part of the “Colorado Workforce Center’s” “Connect Business Outreach Series.” The presentation will include information on workers compensation coverage requirements, Continue reading

New Video Features Colowyo Miners

COLOWYOA new video produced by “Tri-State Generation and Transmission” is now available online.  The video features dozens of Colowyo employees and Northwest Colorado residents. It focuses on the environmental, reclamation and safety actions taken by the mine and what coal mining has done to improve the lives of mine workers and others in Continue reading