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3 years 8 months ago

Panel upholds OK of mine plan near Crested Butte

DENVER (AP) - Colorado officials have rejected a conservation group's challenge of a company's plan to look for molybdenum at an old mining site near Crested Butte. High Country Citizens' Alliance executive director Dan Morse said his group is disappointed and reviewing its next steps. "We're very concerned about...

3 years 8 months ago

Tainted water found near Colorado mine

Water near a western Colorado mine has been found to be contaminated. The Denver Post reports that the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has ordered U.S. Energy Corp. to clean up contamination at the Mount Emmons mine near Crested Butte. State health inspectors found cadmium, aluminum, zinc...

3 years 8 months ago

Mountain snowstorm winds down

DENVER (AP) - A nearly weeklong snow storm that brought over 6 feet of heavy, wet snow to parts of Colorado is winding down. A winter storm warning was in effect through 5 p.m. Thursday in much of western Colorado and then colder and drier air is expected to move...

4 years 4 months ago

Wildflower fest planned in Crested Butte

Designated the "Wildflower Capital of Colorado" by the Colorado State Legislature in 1990, Crested Butte will host the 24th annual Wildflower Festival July 12 through 18. Visitors, photographers and artists, from across the United States and abroad, journey to Crested Butte to witness nature's explosion of color during the festival...

4 years 4 months ago

Crested Butte expansion proposal rebuffed again

A U.S. Forest Service official has affirmed a decision blocking Crested Butte Mountain Resort's plans to expand onto Snodgrass Mountain. Deputy Regional Forester Jim Pena last week rejected the ski resort's appeal of a decision by Gunnison National Forest Supervisor Charlie Richmond in November to block the proposal. Richmond...

4 years 10 months ago

Forest Service blocks Crested Butte ski expansion

The U.S. Forest Service has blocked a western Colorado ski area's plans to expand onto national forest land. Federal officials have rejected Crested Butte Mountain Resort's application for an environmental review, a required first step. The resort wanted to increase its terrain by 276 acres. Charlie Richmond, supervisor of the...

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