Search underway for person swept away in high alpine creek

A search and rescue mission remained underway late Friday in the San Juan Mountains outside Silverton for someone who was swept away in a high-alpine creek while Jeep touring the backcountry....

DATE: June 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Flooding concerns close several campgrounds near Silverton

A number of popular campgrounds near Silverton will be closed until at least early July because of concerns about potential flooding. The U.S. Forest Service said the campgrounds include five paid...

DATE: June 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man dies after car goes off road, into Animas River north of Silverton

A 45-year-old Silverton man died earlier this week after his car went off the road and into the upper Animas River. San Juan County Coroner Keri Metzler said Gerardo Acosta went for a drive Sunday...

DATE: June 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Pine River Times news

Man dies after car goes off road, into Animas River north of Silverton

A 45-year-old Silverton man died earlier this week after his car went off the road and into the upper Animas River. San Juan County Coroner Keri Metzler said Gerardo Acosta went for a drive Sunday...

DATE: June 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Summer arrives, with forecast for snow this weekend in high country

On the first weekend of summer, snow – yes, snow – is in the forecast for the high country of the San Juan Mountains. Erin Walter, a meteorologist for the National Weather Service in Grand...

DATE: June 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Is EPA protecting mining history around Superfund site?

Colorado’s top office for ensuring historic preservation is concerned about the Environmental Protection Agency’s impacts to mine sites around Silverton as the agency embarks on a massive Superfund...

DATE: June 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

BLM proposes 30 miles of new mountain bike trails in Silverton

Efforts to put Silverton on the map as a mountain biking destination got one step closer Wednesday: The Bureau of Land Management has proposed creating 30 miles of new singletrack trails just...

DATE: June 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Will Hardrock 100 be canceled because of too much snow?

While the weather was able to cooperate at the last minute to make for a successful Iron Horse Bicycle Classic, the future of Southwest Colorado’s other premier summer sporting event remains in...

DATE: May 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sure, it’s a little snowy now, but cyclists will have better weather Saturday

After nearly a week of rain and snow in Southwest Colorado, it appears the weather gods are going to cooperate for the 48th annual Iron Horse Bicycle Classic. The last week has featured an erratic...

DATE: May 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

In the aftermath of avalanches, digging out will take time

While spring is in full swing in most of Southwest Colorado, impacts of heavy snowfall and unprecedented avalanche activity this winter are expected to be felt for months. “It’s more than just...

DATE: May 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Trails plan aims to put Silverton on map for mountain biking

In the hopes of making Silverton a mountain biking destination, a new plan has been released that proposes nearly 30 miles of trails, mostly geared toward mountain biking, just outside the small...

DATE: May 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

D&SNG brings economic vitality back to a snowy Silverton

The first Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad train engine of 2019 rolled into a snowy Silverton this weekend packed with passengers, a welcome site for business owners eager for a season...

DATE: May 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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