Monthly Archives: August 2008

Is Coalbed Methane a Mineral?

Found this very interesting article and wonder if this could change the landscape of things…… Who owns coalbed methane? Landowners staking claim in coalbed methane production Monday August 18, 2008 The resource is there for the taking. A previously untapped pool at times contentious and, of late, an alternative to add to Alberta’s energy powerhouse. […]

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Guess we do things different here in Trinidad Colorado

From an article in the Trinidad Times Independent Democratic and Republican voters of Las Animas County will head to the pools Tuesday to make their choices in the primary election, though there is only one position up for grabs. Most of the available candidate positions within both parties were already decided during the caucuses and […]

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Black Jack’s Saloon

From a blog post from La Junta called Observations, Chitchat, and Idle Gossip in the Smile Hi City So we went down to Trinidad today to attend the meetings between Assistant Secretary of the Army Eastin, Major General Graham, and the Las Animas County Commissioners, and another between Eastin, Graham, and the local public. After […]

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Energy boom ruins water, scars views, they charge

The 4,000-acre North Fork Ranch, known for beautiful canyons and rock outcroppings, is bearing the brunt of the state’s insatiable thirst for energy. Residents of this community 30 miles west of Trinidad complain that drinking-water wells have become contaminated by methane wells, and that streams have become filled with silt and dried up – leaving […]

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