This is the summer that I fulfilled a wish that I’ve had my entire life as a Coloradoan. I went deep into Mother Earth and saw the workings of a coal mine. I wanted to experience, even in the smallest way, what miners do to earn a living.
Mining is a way of life that might not be easily shared in a simple explanation. It’s a workplace in which one could not exist for very long without forming some very tight bonds. A coal mine is a place where one must remain alert, watch each other’s back and a place where...(more)
These writings come from various local writers in an effort to showcase our quality of life as well as share the things that are important to us.