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  1. EPA administrator Pruitt blasts predecessor as he visits Gold King Mine spill site | Colorado Springs Gazette, NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 4 | The Gazette

    ... can see Forster's tweets by scrolling to the bottom of this story on mobile and looking to the right on desktop. SILVERTON - EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt visited the Gold King Mine spill site Friday, on the eve of the second anniversary since the ...

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  2. Scott Pruitt says EPA "walked away" from Colorado after Gold King ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 4 | Denver Post

    Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt says his agency "walked away" from Colorado after the Gold King Mine spill under the Obama administration, vowing Friday to make a federal cleanup of the Gold King and other abandoned mines around Silverton a priority. He also said he will re-evaluate rejected damage claims - totaling $1.2 billion - made in the disaster's wake .

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  3. Utah sues Gold King Mine ownersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 1 | Cortez Journal News

    Hydrologic Technician Ryan Parker gathers water samples from the San Juan River on Aug. 11, 2015, in Montezuma Creek, Utah, just days after a blowout from the Gold King Mine in Silverton.

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  4. Utah sues over massive Gold King Mine spillRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 1 | KSL-TV

    Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes said contractors, mine operators and others working at the Gold King Mine in Colorado nearly two years ago committed a series of negligent steps, leading to the massive release of contaminated sludge that despoiled key Utah waterways. In a lawsuit filed in federal court Monday, Reyes asserts the contractor, subcontractor and mine owner - Delaware-based Sunnyside Gold Corp. - failed to take a host of proper precautions to avoid the disastrous breach near Silverton that released 3 million gallons of metals-laden sludge.

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  5. Shelter From the Storm - A basecamp in Colorado's San Juan mountainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 1 | Bike Magazine

    ... us at OPUS, the handcrafted wood-and-stone, eco-friendly backcountry cabin on Ophir Pass, in between the town of Silverton and the small community of Ophir. Unlike Colorado's better-known 10th Mountain Division Huts, the full-service OPUS Hut mimics ...

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  6. Colorado Divide: Isolated mountain towns struggle to survive with...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 28 | Denver Post

    ... suggested a zip line that would fly above the 12-acre, former Ute Ulay silver mine just outside town. Lake City, Silverton and Creede are the county seats of three southwestern Colorado counties that have fewer than half the residents they had at ...

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  7. Durango Harley-Davidson in Durango, Colorado Sells to First-Time...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 26 | PRWeb

    ... Jeff and his wife, JoDell Murray, and Herb and Caroline Shipp. In 2012, they opened the Alternate Retail Outlet in Silverton, Colorado named the "World's Highest Harley Store," providing a wide variety of Harley-Davidson merchandise and apparel. ...

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  8. 072317_gdd_Hardrock_100_Apt1_401Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2017 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Kirk Apt holds the shoes that he wore to run in his 23rd straight Hardrock 10 endurance run last weekend in the waiting room of his office at Journey to Wellness, 551 Grand Ave. Apt, 55, finished this year's race in 43 hours and 23 minutes. The 100-mile course, which began and ended in Silverton, has a cumulative vertical gain of 33,050 feet with an equal amount of descent, and takes place at an average elevation of 11,000 feet.

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  9. Looking for a real challenge? Millwood 100 offers 'ultimate tour' of Wasatch mountainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | KSL-TV

    ... marathon that has about 28,700 feet within the northern portion of the Wasatch Front - or the Hardrock 100 in Silverton, Colorado, which also is 100 miles and has a course with about 33,000 in elevation. However, instead of being an organized race, ...

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  10. Environmental groups challenge Silverton heli-skiing land swapRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2017 | Cortez Journal News

    Several groups are challenging a controversial expansion of helicopter skiing terrain near Silverton, calling the deal “veiled and illegal.” “The Bureau of Land Management is legally responsible to serve the public interest, but in this process they discarded public input in order to reach what seems to be a predetermined ... (more)

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  11. Hardrock 100 winner Kilian Jornet was at the finish to congratulate the final runner, 24 hours laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2017 | Daily Camera

    As the clock approached 5 a.m., the sun still tucked behind the mountains, they emerged bleary-eyed from the shadows and lined alongside the Silverton High School gym. It is known at the Hardrock 100 as "The Golden Hour" - the final 60 minutes before the 48-hour cutoff for finishing this 100.5-mile odyssey through the rugged San Juan Mountains, a run that requires athletes to climb nearly 33,000 feet.

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  12. Despite Pain and Agony, Champions Emerge at the Hardrock 100-Mile Endurance RunRead the original story

    Jul 17, 2017 | Runner's World

    Hardrock 100-Mile Endurance Run in Silverton, Colorado saw winners with extreme grit this year. Kilian Jornet and Caroline Chaverot both walked away victorious on July 15, but not without obstacles.

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  13. Kilian Jornet Wins Hardrock 100 After Dislocating His ShoulderRead the original story

    Jul 17, 2017 | Competitor Magazine

    ... an elevation change of 66,100 feet over 100.5 miles. The race is run on a looped course that starts and ends in Silverton, Colo. Entry is only guaranteed to the previous year's male and female winner. The rest of the 1,000 participants are drawn ...

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  14. Seven Colorado historical museums that echo the pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | Denver Post

    ... memories from the '70s aglow. 420 Sixth Ave., Ouray, 970-325-4576, ouraycountyhistoricalsociety.org Located in Silverton, the museum experience begins at what was once a three-story jail that includes a walk-in cell with shackles. A tunnel leads to ...

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  15. Fire burns home, forces evacuations in southwest ColoradoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | The Gazette

    ... und during what camp host Valerie Firth described as a "mass exodus." Many of the guests were riding the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad and were not around Wednesday afternoon to retrieve their possessions.

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  16. EPA looks to drilling to solve mystery of American TunnelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | Cortez Journal News

    ... “It's not easy, but it's certainly not impossible,” Bowen said at a community meeting Tuesday in Silverton The American Tunnel, which travels about 11,000 feet, served as a transportation route for ore, as well as a deep drainage, from ...

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  17. U.S. Supreme Court declines to hear arguments in Colorado-New Mexico mine spill suitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | Denver Post

    Remnants of the Gold King Mine spill are still evident in Cement Creek far below the mine on Aug. 17, 2016 near Silverton. A mining and safety team contracted by the Environmental Protection Agency is working on the mine north of Silverton with heavy equipment to secure and consolidate a safe way to enter the mine and access contaminated water.

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  18. European Running Phenom Kilian Jornet Will Not Compete in 2017 Mt. Marathon RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | Seward City News

    ... the records for in both the clockwise and counterclockwise iterations, will be held this year on July 14th in Silverton, Colorado. Jornet is one of the world's premier mountain runners and distance racers. His "Summits of My Life" project includes ...

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  19. EPA prepares to dam mine waste in southwest ColoradoRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2017 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... of toxic wastewater. Some 300 gallons of toxic water are released each minute from the site above the town of Silverton. Closing the dam carries the risk of redirecting toxic flows emerging from the mountain through a maze of abandoned mine shafts ...

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  20. An overview of the Gold King Mine Release and its Transport and Fate...Read the original story

    Jun 23, 2017 | U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

    ... approximately 490,000 kg of dissolved and particulate metals over a 12-hour period into the Animas River at Silverton, CO, located 13 km downstream from the mine. The mine effluent contained 2,900 kg of dissolved metals. Most of the released metals ...

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