On Wednesday, September 23rd, Region 8 administrator Gregory Sopkin, Chief of Staff Jag Sethurman and Superfund Program staff were in San Juan County to meet with members of the Town Board of Trustees, San Juan County Commissioners, and other elected officials. They wanted to describe their…
With the approval of 30 miles of mountain biking trails on Boulder Gulch, the Silverton Singletrack Society (SSS) is gaining momentum to build. Klem Branner, the president of the SSS, attended the town board meeting on Monday in order to ask the Town for money to match grant funds they are hoping…
Staged gunfights are back on Blair Street You can watch the cast of Old West characters as they chase each other with (fake) bullets this Thursday-Saturday. The performance will be on the corner of 12th and Blair Street starting at 5:30 p.m. The Mine Tour now closed for the season The Old…
115 Years Ago From the September 30, 1905 edition of the Silverton Standard: WRECK ON THE RIO GRANDE SOUTHERN. On Tuesday afternoon of this week on the Rio Grande Southern railroad, near Glencoe, between Mancos and Dolores, there occurred the most serious wreck in the history of the line. The…
Five Years Ago October 1, 2015 With the second summer of OHV use of some town streets coming to an end, the Silverton Town Council has scheduled a public hearing to discuss how things are going. The hearing is this Monday, Oct. 5, at 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall. In April 2014, Silverton voters agreed to…
Peak fall color on Anvil Moutnain Business Directory Rachel Lam/Silverton Standard
According to the survey of households, Colorado’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased to 6.7 percent in August from 7.4 percent in July. During the same period, the national unemployment rate declined one and eight-tenths of a percentage point to 8.4 percent. This survey came in…
Silverton Public School
Students of Whitney Gaskill’s 4th and 5th grade class are taking on a new compelling topic this year. They are looking at the OHV law as a case study and a way to explore Civics and Economics in Silverton. Gaskill stated, “It is a great example of a local law in which citizens exercised their right…
The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad has received a $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation through the Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements program to help replace a bridge over the Animas River. The bridge currently passes bi-annual inspections…
October Meetings • Silverton Town Board: - Oct. 5th at 6:00 pm/Work Session (Tentative) - Oct.12th at 7:00 pm/Regular Meeting - Oct. 26th at 7:00 pm/Regular Meeting • Board of County Commissioners: - Oct. 14th at 8:30 am - Oct. 28th at 6:30 pm Ongoing • San Juan Regional Planning Commission, 7 p.m…
With the approval of 30 miles of mountain biking trails on Boulder Gulch, the Silverton Singletrack…
Students of Whitney Gaskill’s 4th and 5th grade class are taking on a new compelling topic this…
Dry and warm was the way it looked for this week after the end of last week and likely will be our…
On Wednesday, September 23rd, Region 8 administrator Gregory Sopkin, Chief of Staff Jag Sethurman and Superfund Program staff were in San Juan County to meet with members of the Town Board of Trustees, San Juan County Commissioners, and other elected officials. They wanted to describe their intended goals and explain what has already been accomplished at the Bonita Peak Mining District (BPMD) Superfund site. The EPA stated they are “working hard to be transparent, include community engagement, and accelerate cleanup.”
Five Years Ago October 1, 2015 With the second summer of OHV use of some town streets coming to an end, the Silverton Town Council has scheduled a public…
Peak fall color on Anvil Moutnain Business Directory Rachel Lam/Silverton Standard
Silverton Public School
115 Years Ago From the September 30, 1905 edition of the Silverton Standard: WRECK ON THE RIO GRANDE SOUTHERN. On Tuesday afternoon of this week on the Rio…
Staged gunfights are back on Blair Street You can watch the cast of Old West characters as they chase each other with (fake) bullets this Thursday-Saturday.…
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…
According to the survey of households, Colorado’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased to 6.7 percent in August from 7.4 percent in July. During the…
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…