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A giant leap: How one Colorado community plans to double its...

It sounds a little like a car race, but it’s more like a care race. Child Care 8,000 is one Colorado county’s ambitious new effort...

Cash-strapped Energy Fuels can pay for uranium mill but not for...

A Canadian company looking to build the first new uranium mill in the United States in nearly three decades is burning through cash at a rate that could leave it broke right about the time it hopes to secure its final approvals from Colorado public health officials.

State to begin uranium mill review despite lack of enviro feedback

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment late last week deemed complete a uranium mill application by Ontario-based Energy Fuels, starting what will...

Montrose County faces divisive uranium mill permit decision

MONTROSE — Actress and environmental activist Daryl Hannah says all the heated rhetoric over who should have the most say about the proposed Piñon Ridge uranium mill — western Montrose County mining families or affluent residents of Telluride and surrounding San Miguel County — is a moot point to Mother Earth. “These boundaries and these borders are manmade, but the air and the water and the soil and the wildlife don’t really recognize those boundaries,” she said in an interview with The Colorado Independent. Montrose County commissioners on Wednesday will consider a plan to revive the area's long-dormant uranium industry.

Proposed uranium mill deeply divides southwestern Colorado communities

MONTROSE — Montrose County commissioners delayed a decision on a controversial uranium mill proposal Wednesday after nearly six hours of public testimony that underscored deep divisions between longtime mining families and residents of neighboring Telluride and San Miguel County.

Breakaway members say Club 20 ‘taken over by oil and gas...

Club 20, the Western Slope lobbying group formed 56 years ago to give the largely rural area a stronger political voice in Denver, is starting to see some dissent from members who feel energy interests are taking over the organization.

Members Claim Club 20 Controlled by Oil and Gas

Ponytailed, liberal and a member of the Green Party, San Miguel County Commissioner Art Goodtimes served for 10 years on the board of...