Mark Esper

Position: Silverton Standard

Kayaker drowns in Mineral Creek

A 26-year-old kayaker drowned Saturday afternoon in South Mineral Creek in San Juan County, said San Juan County Coroner Keri Metzler.Kevin Bair of Phoenix got caught in Caldron Rapids, Metzler...

DATE: July 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Animas River feeder creek area could get listing as Superfund site

The Environmental Protection Agency has conducted intensive water and soil sampling in the upper Cement Creek area in recent weeks to see if the area qualifies as a Superfund site.The creek long...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man’s body found outside Silverton

The body of a former Silverton resident was found near the summit of Cinnamon Pass, a month after the man’s crashed Jeep emerged from the melting snow.James Filip, 67, of Gunnison and formerly of...

DATE: July 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

A life set in stones

SILVERTON - A remarkable collection of ore samples on display at the San Juan County Historical Museum and Mining Heritage Center offers more than a glimpse of the Earth's geologic history.It also...

DATE: June 28, 2009 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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