Monthly Archives: July 2008

2 A visit to Cougar Canyon

Although I’ve driven by Trinidad on I-25 before, I’ve never really spent much time in the area. I suspect that is true of many travelers heading down to Santa Fe or coming up from New Mexico to the Denver area. This past weekend, a friend and I went to Trinidad to play the new Cougar […]

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New Elk Mine to Open Soon

LAS ANIMAS COUNTY – Toronto-based Cline Mining Corporation has announced completion of its acquisition of New Elk Coal Company LLC near Trinidad, together with all of the New Elk Coal resources and coal mine properties and hard assets. The purchase price for New Elk was $15.4 million, the assumption of existing $2.8 million and $967,000 […]

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It’s easy to fall in love with Trinidad

Excerpt from an article on Colorado Biz Today It’s easy to fall in love with Trinidad, especially if you love architecture. That’s because among other virtues, Trinidad boasts the “El Corazon de Trinidad” National Historic District, a collection of mostly magnificent Victorian buildings ranging from Temple Aaron (to the southeast) to the Trinidad Hotel (to […]

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Public Hearing in La Plata County on Regulations

OUR TURN TO TALK! BRING YOUR NEIGHBORS    BRING YOUR FRIENDS DETERMINE OUR COMMUNITY’S FUTURE LA PLATA COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION PUBLIC HEARING ON COUNTY OIL AND GAS CODE REGULATIONS NOW MORE THAN EVER THE COUNTY MUST REQUIRE: ·      DISCLOSURE OF CHEMICALS ·      REMOVAL OF PIT LINERS AND CONTENTS ·      MORE NEIGHBOR RIGHTS ·      ENHANCED WATER WELL […]

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Is Coalbed Methane an Issue Here?

COALBED METHANE Many people that I have spoken with say they don’t know much about it, so I’ll start with a short description from Wikipedia. “Coalbed methane is a form of natural gas extracted from coal beds. In recent decades it has become an important source of energy in the United States, Canada, and other […]

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Community Supported Agriculture

Earth Mountain Education Farm CSA(Community Supported Agriculture) Friends of the Farm Meeting Sat. July 12th 12:00pm Earth Mountain Education Farm This meeting is for anyone who is interested in being a potential CSA member. What is that? When you become a member of the farm you are provided a weekly mixed bag of fresh organic […]

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