Mining http://aspenpublicradio.org en Mountain Edition - June 26th, 2014 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/mountain-edition-june-26th-2014 <p>Good afternoon and welcome to Mountain Edition.</p><p>This week, Republicans decided who’s going to run against Democratic governor John Hickenlooper this fall. &nbsp;Bob Beauprez is a former Congressman and wants to put government red tape on ice.</p><p>Republicans also chose to keep Representative Scott Tipton as their candidate for the sprawling 3rd Congressional District and we’ll hear from his Democratic opponent, Abel Tapia.</p><p>Finally, to get a break from all the politics, we’ll take a tour of Aspen’s Smuggler Mountain and its profitable mining history.</p><p>That’s all coming up on Mountain Edition, right now.</p><p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 21:29:04 +0000 Elise Thatcher & Marci Krivonen 20675 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Mountain Edition - June 26th, 2014 Details Emerge in Mining Accident http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/details-emerge-mining-accident <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The recent mining accident near&nbsp;</span>Ouray<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;was one of the worst in recent Colorado history. Two miners died and nearly two dozen were injured at the&nbsp;</span>Revenue-Virginius<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;mine, of Star Mine Operations. &nbsp;More details about what happened are starting to come out. Aspen Public Radio’s Elise Thatcher talks with reporter Samantha Wright, who’s covering the accident for the Telluride Watch newspapers.</span></p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 22 Nov 2013 17:04:02 +0000 Elise Thatcher 10645 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Details Emerge in Mining Accident