Hot Off the Press

2021-10-14 Division of Reclamation Mining and Safety

Article: “Responds to Dawson Gold Mine Permit Application”

The decision date for the application is December 13, 2021. Zephyr Gold USA Ltd. has until then to satisfactorily address the concerns in the review or apply for an extension of the review period. If Zephyr does neither, then the Division will deny the application.

Click HERE to download the full response from the Division of Reclamation, Mining and Safety.

2021-10-23 Out There Colorado

Article: "State panel to vote on controversial Fremont County gold mine proposal" by Mary Shinn, Gazette.

AUG 2021 Fly Fisherman

Article: "Protecting Grape Creek" by Taylor Edrington. Ross Purnell, editor. Magazine currenly on sale at Royal Gorge Anglers or Walmart.

2021-08-11 The Colorado Sun

Article: "A new gold mine may be built in southern Colorado. It would 'wreak havoc,' environmentalists warn."

2021-08-12 KOAA NEWS 5

"A controversial gold mine could come to Fremont County, residents speaking out"

2021-08-26 FOX NEWS Chanel 21

"Dawson Gold Mine proposal in Fremont County has some concerned citizens"

Canon City Daily Record

September 7, 2021:   "Let your decision-makers hear no to Zephyr"

August 21, 2021:   "Sides rally for support after Zephyr Minerals applies for mining permit"

August 21, 2021:   "Save Fremont County from a potential gold mine"

August 14, 2021:   Editorial, "Zephyr's proposed mine poses noise concerns"

July 22, 2021:   Public Notice, Zephyr files application for a Regular Designated Mining Reclamation Permit with Colorado Mined Land Reclamation Board.

July 1, 2021:   "Land use should be part of vision for Canon City 2040"

March 15, 2021:   Editorial, "Response to Zephyr"

February 15, 2021:   "Zephyr confident all concerns will be addressed"

February 10, 2021:   "Royal Gorge Preservation Project welcomes input, donations to organization"

August 29, 2020:   "Zephyr misleading with information"

August 28, 2020:   Zephyr Minerals Q&A about impact on Grape Creek

August 14, 2020:   Zephyr Minerals Q&A about wildfires

August 5, 2020:   "Zephyr exec talks company's background, business focus"

July 31, 2020:   Editorial, "The expected result of exploration"

July 21, 2020:   Editorial, "Correcting comments made about Zephyr survey"

July 17, 2020:   "Dawson Ranch HOA offers rebuttal to Zephyr Minerals' editorial"

July 15, 2020:   "Chairman addresses negative ads, postings about Zephyr Minerals"

February 25, 2020:   "Fremont County Commissioners OK Zephyr permit modification"

January 8, 2020:   "Fremont County Planning Commission OKs permit"

Other Sources


2021-07-05:   CISION, "Zephyr Minerals Submits Mine Permit Application"

2018-11-17:   The Pueblo Chieftain, "Conservation group concerned about mining exploration near wilderness area"


Historical Background


B. X. Dawson Strikes Gold, Dawson City, 1898


Zephyr Minerals Press Releases


Note: These are the summaries with the latest on top. Full copies are HERE.

2021-07-05:   Zephyr Minerals Submits Mine Permit Application

2021-05-27:   Zephyr Reports Dawson Gold Drilling

2021-05-26:   Zephyr Received Initial Tailings Characterization Data

2021-03-10:   Zephyr Minerals Grants Stock Options

2021-01-21:   Zephyr Announces Change in CFO

2020-10-28:   Zephyr Pursues Gold Mine Permit

2020-10-13:   Zephyr Acquires Key Mineral Claim

2020-09-23:   Zephyr Reports Dawson Gold Drilling