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Buried Alive on U.S. 550
Posted on January 12 2017, 11:52am by Mark Esper in Local News
Avalanche left skier 4 feet under packed snow, but an amazing rescue effort ensued

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The World Famous Sheriff's Blotter
Posted on January 12 2017, 11:49am by Mark Esper in Local News
San Juan County Sheriff Bruce Conrad provides a colorful update each week in the Silverton Standard.
Wyman Hotel sold in $1.2 million deal
Posted on January 12 2017, 11:44am by Mark Esper in Local News
New owners love Silverton just the way it is.
'The mountains were angry'
Posted on December 22 2016, 11:44am by Mark Esper in Local News
A skier needs 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!
John Wright chronicles South Pole quest
Posted on March 01 2012, 11:39am by Mark Esper in Travel
His book, "Blazing Ice" tells of building a road to the South Pole.
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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The Silverton Standard is a national historic site in journalism located in Silverton, Colo.
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