Old buttercup

Mack Thompson, Editor It seems every time I watch the news or read the statewide paper I’m reminded of the opening line of the Hank Williams Jr. song, Country Boy can Survive.  It  goes like this, “Preacher man says it’s the end of time and the Mississippi River she’s a…

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History in the making

Tammy Curtis, Publisher The LaPlata Miner in the early days in Silverton, Colorado. The first miners to reach the Colorado Rockies were disappointed more often than not. They often sacrificed their lives in the quest for the illusive mineral that led them westward. They made their way through solid rock…

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