Jerry Lyle/Silverton Standard The rusty Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad tracks south of Silverton on Saturday, May 2. It would normally have been firsttrain day, but the railroad is shut down due to the COVID-19 Crisis.
Guest Opinion I would like to thank the many of you that have told me how much you appreciate my letters to the Silverton Standard regarding the lack of following the Colorado Sunshine Law and the Commissioners deceit concerning the Nov. 7, 2017, sales tax election. For background please refer to…
10 Years Ago May 6, 2010 An Internet video produced last year on efforts to save the Silverton Standard & the Miner came in third place in the Webby Awards voting in the news and politics category. This year’s Webby Award winners were announced on Tuesday, May 4. The video, “Publish or…
Empty streets of Silverton, as seen from a drone at the south end of town. Ray Dileo/Silverton Standard
On May 4, San Juan County Public Health (SJCPH) made the COVID-19 Community Testing Site operational in Silverton. SJCPH is now offering the PCR tests supplied by CDPHE, which identifies a current infection. Patients are screened for symptoms and must have an order from a prescribing Healthcare…
Town Talk Fellow Silvertonians; I wanted to take a moment to thank each and every one of you the tremendous job you have done handling the COVID-19 crisis. As we all know, this is an unprecedented event affecting virtually every human being on the planet. You are to be commended for your…
The Wye. At the lower left can be seen the temporary sign notiying motorists that the town is closed to visitors. Ray Dileo/Silverton Standard
Town Hall wants to hear from you Editor; Have a question, comment, or suggestion, or just want to say hi? Here are the best ways to find out what is happening at Town Hall and to engage with the Town Board and Town Staff: • Mayor and Trustee emails: https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/…
Our usually unclouded and unhurried days have by now extended to more than 12 hours of potential sunlight. April has brought us the two hottest days thus far in 2020 — 71 exactly on Wednesday, then, 69.9 on Thursday, April 30. This brought us to five days in a row above 60. So what happened next…
140 YearS ago From the May 8,1880 edition of the Dolores News: MAIL FROM RICO 3 TIMES PER WEEK The mail between Rico and Silverton, via Ophir, is now carried three times a week; leaving Silverton Mondays,Wednesdays and Fridays. 130 YearS ago From the May 3, 1890 edition of the Silverton…
In March, as the COVID-19 Crisis shut down Silverton’s economy, the San Juan County Department of…
It’s the first case found in San Juan County A San Juan County resident has tested positive for…
Silverton School plans alternative graduation Silverton High School will be graduating six…
Jerry Lyle/Silverton Standard The rusty Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad tracks south of Silverton on Saturday, May 2. It would normally have been firsttrain day, but the railroad is shut down due to the COVID-19 Crisis.
10 Years Ago May 6, 2010 An Internet video produced last year on efforts to save the Silverton Standard & the Miner came in third place in the Webby…
Repairs to the outlet structure of the dam at Haviland Lake are getting started, Colorado Parks and Wildlife said. The outlet structure, which regulates flow…
Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the due date for Personal Property Declaration Forms has been extended from April 15 to June 15, 2020, according to San Juan…
The Silverton Standard has been the subject of a number of recent videos highlighting the historic newspaper’s importance to the community and its struggle to…
This summer's magazine includes feature stories on the many Old Western movies filmed in Silverton, and the Legend of the Highland Mary Mine. Was a speculator…
A fierce storm was just getting started in the high San Juans and it was snowing pretty hard at about noon on Friday, Dec. 16, when Alex Lewis, 29, of Denver…
The Silverton Standard & the Miner is again offering a calendar for sale as a fundraiser for Silverton Public Newspaper. The Standard is owned by the San…
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