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From Silverton Standard, the place where you can write!
Posted on October 06 2011, 6:11pm by Mark Esper in Local News category
A Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge passenger train leaves Silverton Thursday afternoon, Oct. 6 after a severe snow storm hit the San Juans, knocking out electricity to Silverton and other towns for more than three hours.
All aboard for Local Appreciation train 
on Sunday, Oct. 30
The last regularly scheduled passenger train to Silverton is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 29, but the annual special Silverton Local Appreciation Train will run on Sunday, Oct. 30.
The train will depart Silverton at 8:30 a.m. and arrive at Durango for a 2-hour layover. It will depart Durango for Silverton at 2:30 p.m.
Tickets, at only $20 each, are available for Silverton residents only until Oct. 14. Tickets for residents of Ouray, Telluride and Ridgway residents will be available after Oct. 14.
Tickets must be paid for at the time of booking and proof of residency is required. Tickets are nonrefundable.
Tickets are available at the Silverton and Durango depots. Or call 387-5416 or 247-2733.
A friendly notice 
to all San Juan County property owners ...
The San Juan County Treasurer would like to remind you that delinquent property taxes are due by 12 p.m., Oct. 14, to avoid advertising and the extra fees associated.
Any property taxes which are still delinquent as of 12:00pm on Nov. 14 will be sold at tax lien auction.
The tax lien sale will be held on Nov. 15 at 10 a.m. in the San Juan County District Courtroom, 1557 Greene Street.
San Juan County Treasurer’s Office hours are 8 a.m.-4 p.m., closed from noon-1 p.m.
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