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Silverton Skijoring This Weekend!

President’s Day Weekend is upon us and Silverton—our neighboring town—hosts one of the most unique events all winter: Skijoring. This fantastic event comprises of a horse or motorcycle pulling a person on skis holding onto a rope down the middle of the snow-filled street. There are jumps and rings the rider catches on batons, and…
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The Impact of the Animas River Situation

The Animas River has made national news this week as a result of the spill of minerals from the Gold King mine above Silverton. According to news reports, the EPA accidentally released a slew of materials including cadmium, copper, zinc and manganese into the river. Three million gallons of water were released when the EPA…
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