RANGELY | Blue Mountain Energy’s Deserado “Silver” Mine Rescue Team participated in the 2019 National Coal Mine Rescue, First Aid, Bench and Preshift Contest, held Sept. 23-26, in Lexington, Kentucky. Fifty-two teams from underground coal […]
RANGELY | Blue Mountain Energy’s Deserado “Silver” mine rescue team participated in the 28th annual Coal Mine Rescue, First Aid and Bench Contest in Craig July 15-18. Nine teams from Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, Utah […]
RANGELY | At Rangely’s regular town board meeting Jan. 22, Don Reed informed the board Deserado Mine is out of compliance due to its certified operator leaving and asked the water department if it could help with […]
RANGELY | The Colorado Mine Rescue Association (CMRA) held the 27th annual Colorado Coal Mine Rescue Contest in Craig the week of July 10-14. Nine teams from Colorado, Utah and New Mexico participated in the […]
FINAL UPDATE: Containment of the Dead Dog Fire has increased to 95 percent and the size remains 17,731 acres. On Thursday, firefighters worked diligently to increase containment of the Dead Dog Fire by making efficient […]
Deserado Mine donated $2,000 to the Colorado Northwestern Community College Foundation on Saturday night at the CNCC annual Foundation Dinner. The money is earmarked for scholarships at the college. From left to right are: CNCC […]
RANGELY I The Deserado Black Mine Rescue Team from Rangely captured first place after four days of mine safety competition running from June 15-18 in Price, Utah.
RBC I Last week, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a Title V permit allowing Deseret Power Electric Cooperative’s (DPEC’s) Bonanza power plant to continue operating under existing emissions control requirements. The final permit will […]
RBC I A committee of town and county officials, districts, business and private citizens plan to meet this week and discuss utilizing Grand Junction’s Natural Resources Group and EIS Solutions to take further steps to […]
RBC I WildEarth Guardians, an environmental organization based out of Santa Fe, New Mexico, filed a lawsuit late last month to halt the continued operation of the Bonanza power plant in Utah unless it makes […]
MEEKER I The Bureau of Land Management has signed a final decision to offer 3,157 acres of federal coal reserves in Rio Blanco and Moffat counties in a future competitive coal lease sale.
Al Hibbard (right) mine manager of Deserado Mine in Rangely, smiles and shakes hands with business owner and Rangely Town trustee Brad Casto, pictured with fellow trustee Clayton Gohr and Rangely Town Manager Peter Brixius […]