Griff Pinto 9 yo son of Cliff Pinto From Pedal The Peaks Bike Shop Photo by Cliff Pinto
The Town Board held a work session on Monday to discuss the budget and some of the events that drive the economy in Silverton. The largest winter event is skijoring as it usually supports hotels, restaurants, downtown shops, vacation rentals, and brings a large crowd of both participants and…
Since Trustee Austin Lashley was voted on the Board of County Commissioners in the November election, he first needs to resign as Trustee and then Town Board will need to fill his position. The Board, with guidance from Town Administrator John Reiter, discussed a possible way they will select a new…
Holiday Shopping List For the history buff on your holiday shopping list, the Animas Museum now offers an online store full of unique books on regional historic topics! Visit our website at http://animasmuseum.org/HolidayStore [1] to shop for not only books, but also a curated selection of winter-…
70 YEARS AGO   From the December 1, 1950 edition of the Silverton Standard & the Miner: D.&R.G. ALLOWED TO END DURANGO TO ALAMOSA PASSENGER SERVICE. The Public Utilities Commission of Colorado granted permission this week to the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad to discontinue…
EXTRACTS FROM THE GLADSTONE KIBOSH: The first cold snap of the season occurred last Wednesday night and the following morning the Angel of Rest and Haven of Rest sold their liquor by the chunk and that same evening holes had to be bored into the coal oil to place the lamp wick. If it don’t…
November 1924. Four people seated alongside tarp-covered log cabin or shelter at Gladstone. They are posed for Thanksgiving at Gladstone. From left to right this photo shows Mr. and Mrs. Singleton, Louis W. Wyman, and Uncle Nap. San Juan Historical Society Photo
Public input is being sought for a land conveyance of approximately 93 acres. The goal is that the Town of Silverton will be granted ownership of these 93 acres and this process has been underway since 2001. This input is not intended to be about the possible expansion at Kendall Mountain or any of…
San Juan County Public Health Agency held a COVID-19 test event at the Silverton Schools on Monday just after Thanksgiving week. With the holidays and locals traveling, Silverton School partnered with SJCPH and tested 104 people on November 30th. Although some tests are still pending San Juan…
Photo by Jimmy S Keene II
To the Citizens of Silverton, The safety and wellbeing of our community is the number one priority of the Silverton Town Board. The San Juan County Incident Management Team updated the Board and informed us that the COVID-19 pandemic is at a critical tipping point and that the next few months…
Since Trustee Austin Lashley was voted on the Board of County Commissioners in the November…
Holiday Shopping List For the history buff on your holiday shopping list, the Animas Museum now…
With the approval of 30 miles of mountain biking trails on Boulder Gulch, the Silverton Singletrack…
Griff Pinto 9 yo son of Cliff Pinto From Pedal The Peaks Bike Shop Photo by Cliff Pinto.
Tree going up. Photo by Emma Schaffrick
Ongoing • Monthly “Great Old Broads for Wilderness, Northern San Juans Group” Zoom meeting. Date: 12/07/20 Time: 1-3 PM Subject: Inside BLM Planning - Join…
GUNNISON, Colo. – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Gunnison Field Office is seeking public input on a proposal to convey two parcels of public land totaling…
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…