Sunset through the smoke on the evening of Aug. 19.
As a precaution in response to the COVID-19 outbreak reported last week in Silverton, Town Hall will be closed to the public until further notice. San Juan County Public Health determined through contact tracing that some town staff members were in close contact with people who tested positive…
A COVID-19 outbreak has been reported in San Juan County in connection to a Silverton business, with four people testing positive for the virus. San Juan County Public Health officials announced the outbreak on Friday and began contacting those who may have been exposed, meaning they were in…
With no discussion, the Silverton Town Board of Trustees on Monday approved a second and final reading of an ordinance revising local regulations on accessory dwelling units. Revisions are intended to make the application process for establishing ADUs easier and help address the town's need for…
As COVID-19 draws urban dwellers to more rural areas and mountain communities, those housing markets are seeing a major boom this year, including in Silverton. With just over 40 closings so far in 2020, the number of property sales is average for Silverton and San Juan County, but, for the first…
As the Town of Silverton works to set goals and lay plans for the community in the next decade and beyond, Town Hall is circulating a survey of Silverton residents about their needs, desires, and concerns. Year-round and seasonal residents are invited to share their thoughts about what makes…
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) recommends that Coloradans test their homes for radon as more Coloradans stay home for longer periods of time. The Surgeon General lists radon exposure as the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States behind tobacco…
Who should get tested for COVID-19? People with COVID-19 symptoms and those notified of exposure by SJCPH or another public health agency. Medium-priority testing: People with no symptoms or identified exposure but who live or work with high risk populations such as: • Residents or employees of…
A bear injured in a fire west of Durango in June has healed and was released back to the wild on Monday, Aug. 24, by officers with Colorado Parks and Wildlife. The bear was taken to a remote location not far from where it was found. The bear hesitated for about a minute while it sniffed its new…
San Juan County nonprofit organizations are encouraged to apply to the San Juan County Community Fund for the 2020 grant cycle, now open. Western Colorado Community Foundation and Citizens State Bank partner to support this local community fund. A Steering Committee comprised of local community…
Monday, Aug. 24 • Silverton Town Board, 7 p.m., via Zoom conference. Wednesday, Aug. 26 • San Juan County Board of Commissioner, 6:30p.m., County Courthouse. Ongoing Silverton Farmers Market, 8 a.m.-noon Tuesdays, July-September, Columbine Park. Health and Safety are paramount so please wear a…
As a precaution in response to the COVID-19 outbreak reported last week in Silverton, Town Hall…
A COVID-19 outbreak has been reported in San Juan County in connection to a Silverton business,…
With no discussion, the Silverton Town Board of Trustees on Monday approved a second and final…
Sunset through the smoke on the evening of Aug. 19
Ice Lakes Trail needs volunteers to educate visitors to leave no trace Ice Lakes Trail is seeing an unprecedented amount of use this summer. Help the San…
San Juan County nonprofit organizations are encouraged to apply to the San Juan County Community Fund for the 2020 grant cycle, now open. Western Colorado…
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) recommends that Coloradans test their homes for radon as more Coloradans stay home for longer…
Monday, Aug. 24 • Silverton Town Board, 7 p.m., via Zoom conference. Wednesday, Aug. 26 • San Juan County Board of Commissioner, 6:30p.m., County Courthouse…
Who should get tested for COVID-19? People with COVID-19 symptoms and those notified of exposure by SJCPH or another public health agency. Medium-priority…
As the Town of Silverton works to set goals and lay plans for the community in the next decade and beyond, Town Hall is circulating a survey of Silverton…
We are facing unsettling times right now, but I don’t have to tell you that. When the 416 fire happened a few years ago, as a community, we lost a big chunk…
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