Nov 7, 2012 Powder Snowboard Reviews: The 2013 Venture Euphoria. It took one glance at the Venture Euphoria to confirm something I’ve suspected for a while: Silverton Mountain is the Galapagos Islands of the snowboard world, where Venture Snowboards is free to evolve their products without the predatory forces found in the rest of the world.
By Mark Esper The Silverton Standard July 26, 2012 The effort to reactivate the Pride of the West Mill in Howardsville has taken a “gigantic” step forward, according to officials with Colorado Goldfields Inc., the dormant mill’s owner.
Emery Cowan, Durango Herald, May 16, 2012 “It’s a new avenue to raise capital that in recent history has only been available to large corporations,” said Anthony Edwards, a Silverton lawyer who is starting a new crowdfunding-related business.
Feb 14, 2013 A mile-long zip line could send people flying down Arastra Gulch to the Mayflower Mill this summer, providing a significant new tourist attraction. Cameron Winters, owner of the Full Blast Adventures Zip Line on U.S. 160 near Durango, is near a deal with the San Juan County Historical Society to use the old Mayflower Tram and its easement for the project. Winters said the zip line will include the longest span in Colorado — 2,058 feet.
By Mark Esper Silverton Standard Dec 6, 2012 The San Juan County Commissioners have unanimously approved granting a 99-year easement to the San Juan County Historical Society to rebuild a 2.5-mile stretch of the old Silverton Northern Railroad between the Powerhouse and Howardsville.