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  1. County likely to approve business proposal this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 11 | Cortez Journal News

    A Silverton man is proposing a luxury campsite, known as “glamping,” on a 20-acre parcel just off U.S. Highway 550 on the turn toward South Mineral Campground and the Ice Lakes trailhead, west of Silverton.

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  2. Polaris Launches Polaris AdventuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | Newkerala.com

    ... paradise of Maui, Hawaii, and the desert terrain of Ocotillo Wells, Calif., to the epic mountain passes of Silverton, Colo., and the wooded trails and trout streams of Pittsburg, N.H. "By establishing partnerships with local area experts, we have ...

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  3. Gold King Mine, surrounding sites among EPA chief Scott Pruitt's list of Superfund prioritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | Denver Post

    Waste water continues to stream out of the Gold King Mine near Silverton, Colo. on Aug. 11, 2015.

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  4. 6 Colorado Christmas Trains That'll Take You to the North Pole This WinterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | 303 Magazine

    ... tickets sell out. I mean, how many people can say they've actually traveled to the North Pole? Train: Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad When: November 17, 2017 - January 2, 2018 Cost: $32-$55 for adult coach. Ticket prices depend on travel ...

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  5. continue readingRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 7 | Ouray County Plaindealer

    ... at the Ridgway branch, Citizens State Bank is now looking at renewable options at its other branches in Ouray, Silverton and Naturita. Although there may be limitations considering the amount of sun those locations receive, Cossitt said options are ...

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  6. How Congress is fighting Trump's budget cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | High Country News

    ... the 1 percent cut is unwelcome, but a 31 percent cut is unthinkable. Train passengers traveling on the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad next to the Animas River, less than 24 hours after the Gold King Mine spill. Meanwhile, national parks ...

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  7. Venture with confidence into the beautiful backcountry with the best splitboardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 4 | Digital Trends

    ... designed to perform best in big mountain, freeride scenarios. With a veritable winter playground surrounding its Silverton, Colorado factory, the Paragon was tested amid steep Rocky Mountain backcountry and the attention to detail is evident. This ...

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  8. EPA's Pruitt drops mining cleanup rule after industry objectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 1 | Chicago Tribune

    In this Aug. 12, 2015 photo, water flows through a series of retention ponds built to contain and filter out heavy metals and chemicals from the Gold King mine chemical accident in the spillway about 1/4 mile downstream from the mine outside Silverton, Colo. In this Aug. 12, 2015 photo, water flows through a series of retention ponds built to contain and filter out heavy metals and chemicals from the Gold King mine chemical accident in the spillway about 1/4 mile downstream from the mine outside Silverton, Colo.

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  9. US officials drop mining cleanup rule after industry objectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 1 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    In this Aug. 12, 2015 file photo, water flows through a series of retention ponds built to contain and filter out heavy metals and chemicals from the Gold King mine chemical accident, in the spillway about 1/4 mile downstream from the mine, outside Silverton, Colo. The administration of President Donald Trump is dropping a proposal that would have forced mining companies to prove they have the financial wherewithal to clean up their pollution, Friday, Dec. 1, 2017.

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  10. Review: Best childrena s books for ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 1 | Cortez Journal News

    Anna C. Swain, author of Animas Animal Adventures: Durango to Silverton, will be at Maria's Bookshop on Friday night to sign copies of her book.

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  11. Polaris Launches Polaris AdventuresRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 30 | PressReleasePoint

    ... paradise of Maui, Hawaii, and the desert terrain of Ocotillo Wells, Calif., to the epic mountain passes of Silverton, Colo., and the wooded trails and trout streams of Pittsburgh, N.H. "By establishing partnerships with local area experts, we have ...

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  12. Silverton gets its first avalanche rescue dog in decadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 25 | The Gazette

    ... romp around the high country of the San Juan Mountains were in the 1970s. But as mines closed over the years, and Silverton's population dropped, so too did the number of avalanche rescue dogs. Mason, who worked for a decade on the Telluride Ski ...

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  13. UN: Better protections needed from mine water disastersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | Cortez Journal News

    ... storage sites. This aerial photo from Aug. 11, 2015 shows mine wastewater streaming out of the Gold King Mine near Silverton. The UN environment program says a string of mining waste disasters over the past decade show better protections are needed ...

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  14. Silverton gets avalanche rescue pupRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    In an effort to make the mountains around Silverton a bit safer during the winter, the community is opening its arms and paws to an avalanche rescue dog named Ed. "When you see one work and how efficient they are and how much faster they can find somebody than any human could, it is eye-opening," said Ed's handler, Ryan Mason.

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  15. Silverton gets new avalanche rescue dogRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | KRQE Albuquerque

    Named after an avalanche pioneer, Ed the Golden Retriever is the newest member of the San Juan County Search and Rescue team. According to the Durango Herald, the town of Silverton hasn't had an avalanche rescue dog since the '70s.

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  16. Galloping Goose society grateful for Weeminuche Constructiona s helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | Cortez Journal News

    ... of the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe for transported Galloping Goose 5 in 2017. WCA transported No. 5 to the Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad in Durango and the Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad at Chama, N.M., on three separate occasions. This ...

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  17. Five of Colorado's Best 100-Mile Races You'll Probably Never DoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | Denver Westword

    ... that you'll probably never try. If you do, let us know. We're pretty sure that's newsworthy. Hardrock 100 July 20 Silverton The Hardrock 100 is a legendary race connecting mining towns including Silverton, Lake City, Ouray, Telluride and Ophir. On ...

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  18. UN says better protections needed from mine water disastersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2017 | CBS Atlanta

    FILE - In this Aug. 11, 2015 file aerial photo, waste water continues to stream out of the Gold King Mine near Silverton, Colo. The UN environment program says a string of mining waste disasters - some dead... .

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  19. #BOSSLADYRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2017 | SKINET

    I'd always been a tomboy, and my first lady shred-albeit a little late at 33 years old-was one for the books. In the big-mountain environment of Silverton, Colorado, I cut my teeth on our all-female shred session.  From the photographer: "Ultimately, this is a moment shared by three tenacious lady shredders celebrating being on top of the world.

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  20. More Wintertime Railway JourneysRead the original story

    Oct 30, 2017 | Southern Accents

    ... the 6 1/4-mile Moffat Tunnel. Fri-Sun; from $45. www.skitrain.com or (303) 296-4754. DURANGO, COLORADO Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad . Originally constructed for hauling valuable ore, this route along the Animas River became a tourist ...

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