A tram that used to carry buckets of ore and miners from the Mayflower Mine to the Mayflower Mill north of Silverton could soon have a zipline running next to it.
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A tram that used to carry buckets of ore and miners from the Mayflower Mine to the Mayflower Mill no...

This zipline could happen

SILVERTON – The cables in the tram line that carried buckets of ore from Arrastra Gulch across the Animas River to the Mayflower Mill two...

The Blotter

Most items in this column are taken from logs of calls made to authorities. Their accuracy may not have been verified by an official investigation.

Durango Police

Thursday

10:48 p.m.
A man was sleeping on a bench near Appaloosa Trading Post, 640 Main Ave.
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Local Briefs

Ignacio library to host computer classes

The Ignacio Community Library, 470 Goddard Ave., will offer these programs:

“Privacy and the Internet” will take place at 1 p.m. Tuesday.

“Working from templates in Microsoft Office”...


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Colorado Briefs

Prison-work program facing difficulties

DENVER – Colorado prisons are making profits from charging inmates for phone calls and other personal items, but they’re struggling to break even from shops run by inmate labor to make...


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And the West is History

100 years ago: “After bucking snow for 4½ hours, the Silverton train, leaving here at 9:35, got stuck in a snow bank near the Cascade Spur and came back to town, arriving here at 1:40...


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