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Posted on October 31 2013, 12:34am by Mark Esper in Local News category
Winners of this year’s Halloweenie Dog Costume Parade
contest pose in front of Town Hall on Saturday. From left are
Amy Dickinson with a bulldog Gertie as a hula dancer, Marissa
Raab with Rio, Mora and Luna, Megan Salazar, with Lucy as a
princess, and Blair Runion with Jack as a horse with a knight on
its back. First place went to Megan and Lucy, second place to
Marissa and third place was a right between Blair and Amy.
Mark Esper/Silverton Standard & the Miner.
Flu vaccinations are still available here
Flu vaccines are still available at the San Juan County Public Health Service office at the old Miners Union Hospital.
Please call 387-0242 for an appointment or come in during regular office hours: Tuesdays-Thursdays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., with about an hour off for lunch.
Grand Junction man faces burglary charge
A 25-year-old Grand Junction man has been arrested in connection to the Sept. 30 burglary of the Wooden Indian ice cream store on East 12th Street.
San Juan County Sheriff’s Office deputy Steve Lowrance said Aaryn Lyle was arrested on Tuesday, Oct. 22 on charges of second-degree burglary and theft.
Among items reported stolen was a cash register. Lyle is free after posting bond.
The Standard’s 2014 
calendar now on sale
The Silverton Standard’’s 2014 calendar has arrived, with many spectacular historic photos of Silverton, the San Juans and trains.
The calendar is an important fundraiser for the Silverton Standard newspaper, which is owned by the San Juan County Historical Society.
They are $9.95 each, plus $3 shipping.
Send checks to Silverton Standard, P.O. Box 8, Silverton, CO 81433. 
Or call us at (970) 387-5477 and we can take orders over the phone.
The Silverton Standard is operated by the San Juan County Historical Society.
“By our calculations these calendars will also be perfectly useable in the year 2025, though some holidays may have to be changed,” Standard editor Mark Esper pointed out.
Discounts offered for early purchase of Kendall season passes
Kendall Mountain Ski Area is offering discounts for season passes, but only until Nov. 16.
The season prices will be:
 • Adult, $175/$150 early
• Child, $125/$100 early
• Senior, $125/$100 early
• Family local, $275/$250 early
• Family non-local, $325/$300 early. Season passes may be purchased at Town Hall.
Blood drive Nov. 7
A blood drive is scheduled for Silverton on Thursday, Nov. 7, from 2-6:30 p.m., at Kendall Mountain Community.
Contact Judy Kuhlman, 387-5635.
Kuhlman pointed out that the United Blood Services center in Durango closed earlier this month, with employees now working out of Farmington, N.M.  While plans are for blood drives here to continue, Kuhlman wants a good turnout.
“We need to get some good numbers and make this a good one.” 
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