The Gold Camp District Impact Group brought in Thomas Dambo’s “Rita the Rock Planter” as it tries to bring together the community and spark the local economy
Aaron Klass, the writer and director of the play, runs a museum out of his Longmont home, and also mines for gold.
Owners of the Cross and Caribou mine above Nederland have warned town officials to stop disparaging the longtime gold operation for water quality violations or face $500 million in slander damages. The mine owners’ claims of disparagement by Nederland come as state reclamation officials hold a hearing Wednesday to decide fines and cleanup steps for […]
A proposed underground gold mine just outside Cañon City town limits has riled neighbors and regional conservation groups who say it would threaten the adjacent lands, wildlife and watershed. Zephyr Gold USA Ltd wants to develop the 312-acre Dawson Gold Mine on private land about 6 miles southwest of downtown Cañon City, according to its […]
In a basin high above Ouray’s bustling tourist shops and hot springs pools, one of the precious metals that birthed this town and fired up its early boomtown days, is readying for a comeback. The first major silver mine in the San Juan Mountains in at least 80 years is on course to be in […]