Silverton

NASA to study around Silverton as part of satellite development

For three weeks in February, NASA will conduct flyovers in the Silverton area to learn more about aerial snow observation techniques. And with its sundry terrain, where better to study snow than in...

DATE: Nov. 26, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Public comment being accepted for heli-skiing proposal near Silverton

A little more than three weeks remain for public comments on a proposed land swap between Silverton Mountain ski area and the Bureau of Land Management. Last year, Silverton Guides, the arm of...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

EPA updates Durango on Superfund site

An Environmental Protection Agency public meeting Tuesday was a learning experience for residents further downstream of the Superfund site that targets mines around Silverton. The meeting, held at...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man charged with car theft, eluding police pleads guilty

A New Mexico man accused of stealing a vehicle in Durango and then leading a police chase through Silverton pleaded guilty Monday to charges related to the September incident. Christopher Bagwell,...

DATE: Nov. 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Winter weather advisory extended until midnight Saturday in S.W. Colo.

A winter weather advisory for the San Juan Mountains was extended until midnight Saturday. Snow was expected above 10,000 feet, so drivers should take caution on Red Mountain Pass on U.S. Highway...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Work near Gladstone could cause water discoloration in creek

Silverton Town Hall is alerting residents that installation of a replacement culvert in Cement Creek near the Environmental Protection Agency's temporary treatment plant will cause short, isolated...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Superfund project manager known for community outreach

Whether you support the Superfund program or not, colleagues agree, the hazardous cleanup of mines surrounding Silverton could not be in more trusted hands than the Environmental Protection...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Silverton entrepreneur, lawyer honored as economic leader

Silverton’s internet, housing, business loans and Superfund planning – Anthony Edwards has had a hand in them all. Last week,the entrepreneur and San Juan County judge was named the Economic...

DATE: Sept. 30, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Heavy rain north of Durango muddies Animas River

Recent heavy rain in the high country north of Durango resulted in discoloration of the Animas River on Thursday near Silverton, according to an alert issued by the Environmental Protection Agency....

DATE: Sept. 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

High-speed internet slowly spreads through Silverton

Even though a fiber-optic line to Silverton was finished last winter, it has taken months for high-speed service to reach residents and businesses. Brainstorm and its parent company,...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Grass-roots cleanups continue in Silverton mining district

The Environmental Protection Agency may have declared Superfund status for 48 mining-related sites around Silverton, but that hasn’t stopped grass-roots efforts that have worked for more than two...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Alias used by suspect in van theft, chase causes confusion

Some confusion arose on social media in recent days because a man arrested in connection to a vehicle theft and chase was using an alias. The man arrested last week after leading deputies on a...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News