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The Silverton Standard is a national historic site in journalism located in Silverton, Colorado.


The Silverton Standard & the Miner is the oldest continuously operated newspaper on the Western Slope of Colorado.

Subscriptions are $24 a year for Silverton residents, $48 a year for nonresidents.

E-mail subscriptions for a PDF version of the full newspaper are just $24 per year.


Silverton Standard

P.O. Box 8

Silverton, CO 81433


(970) 387-5477

We accept Visa, MasterCard and Discover.


Contact (for advertising and subscriptions):

Mark Esper


Our office is in the old Miners Union Hospital on Snowden Street.


The Silverton Standard & the Miner is now owned by the San Juan County Historical Society. Donations to keep this historic newspaper alive are tax deductible.


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