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Remembering Gerald Swanson
Posted on May 14 2019, 1:20pm by Mark Esper in Local News
Several events have been planned over Silverton’s Fourth of July holiday to honor and celebrate Gerald’s life. There will be a rosary at St. Patrick’s Church at 7 p.m. on June 30; a memorial service at 4 p.m. on Monday, July 1 at St. Patrick’s Church, with burial at Hillside Cemetery to follow.


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Officer shot in mouth trying to save suicidal woman
Posted on April 03 2019, 2:39pm by Mark Esper in Local News
Undersheriff Lowrance amazingly suffers only minor injuries
San Juan National Forest reopens today
Posted on June 21 2018, 1:16pm by Mark Esper in Local News
Recent rain helps firefighters battle the 416 Fire
416 Fire leads to state of emergency
Posted on June 14 2018, 11:50am by Mark Esper in Local News
Evacuees from Cascade Village were returning to their homes and U.S. 550 between Molas Pass and Hermosa was reopening to escorted traffic on Wednesday, June 13, as the monstrous 416 Fire in La Plata County continued to burn, with more than 1,000 firefighters assigned to the 40-square-mile blaze.
'The Mountains Were Angry'
Posted on February 01 2017, 10:39pm by Mark Esper in Outdoors
A skier needed an urgent rescue in the backcountry amid a howling storm, but could it be done?
Destination: Silverton
Posted on May 12 2012, 10:05am by Mark Esper in Travel
Our summer travel magazine! Distributed free regionally, or order a copy for just 5 bucks!
Relive the history of the Wild West each week
Posted on May 12 2012, 9:55am by Mark Esper in Business
The Silverton Standard devotes at least one full page to the history of this Wild West mining region each week!
VIDEO: The Silverton Standard rides again!
Posted on May 12 2012, 1:43pm by Mark Esper in History
Here are a few videos about the Silverton Standard newspaper and its struggle to survive, including a report from the NBC "Today Show."
Silverton Gunfighters Association
Posted on May 12 2012, 1:32pm by Mark Esper in History
They're gunning for a good cause. Their performances are free but donations go to local nonprofits and scholarships.
The Great Flood of 1911
Posted on October 20 2011, 12:20am by Mark Esper in History
The Silverton Standard & the Miner's Caboose page each week explores some fascinating events in the history of the San Juans.
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