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House of Vibes Coffee & Curio

House of Vibes Coffee & Curio Brings Beverages, Biscuits and Curiosities to Silverthorne

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. House of Vibes Coffee & Curio, Silverthorne’s recently opened coffee shop, sells a lot more than java. The new business located near Windy City Pizza and Pioneer Sports offers a myriad of strange and unusual objects—“curios” for short—alongside a broad range of tea and coffee drinks. Add in the shop’s bountiful cafe, featuring gluten-free and vegan options along with a delicious spread of flavored biscuits, and customers can quench their caffeine, food, and whimsical needs all in one stop. Open from 7 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily, …

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Blue River in Winter

Protecting and Preserving the Blue River Basin

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. Beginning in April of 2021, Silverthorne residents will see a new fee introduced on their water bill, in support of the Town’s new stormwater management program. Below is the second in a series of blog posts addressing the area’s water quality challenges, and what a stormwater management program will accomplish. Click here to read the first blog post in this series.  Silverthorne is practically synonymous with the Blue River, which runs through downtown as part of its 680-square-mile journey from its headwaters west of the Continental Divide …

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A musician plays the cello at a Silverthorne First Friday

Making Silverthorne an Artful Place

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. After starting 2020 with a bang and bringing national attention to the community by way of snow artist Simon Beck, the Town of Silverthorne and its Art Board have worked creatively to keep public art going in a pandemic. From messages of hope and a love letter to high school seniors via Colorado artists Koko Baker and Shannon Galpin to an ode to the rainbow trout from artist BA Dallas to the Town’s flagship First Friday events, Silverthorne has rallied to nourish our collective creative spirit through …

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Summit Musician's Relief Fund

Summit Musicians Relief Fund Brings Weekly Concert Series Straight to You

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. Silverthorne has always embraced its artistic community. Although the pandemic has postponed the vibrant atmosphere of live music, the Summit Musicians Relief Fund (SMRF), a local nonprofit dedicated to providing relief to local musicians experiencing financial hardship, has launched a creative way to deliver live music to anyone who’s been craving concerts – the SMRF Cares Concert Series 2021. Specifically, the SMRF Cares Concert Series 2021 pays musicians to perform live, one-hour concerts at the Silverthorne Performing Arts Center in front of a small audience. Each concert …

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Blue River in Silverthorne

What is stormwater management?

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. Beginning in April of 2021, Silverthorne residents will see a new fee introduced on their quarterly utility bill, to support the Town’s new stormwater management program that began in January 2021. Below is the first in a series of blog posts addressing the area’s water quality challenges, and what a stormwater management program will accomplish. The Town of Silverthorne has implemented a stormwater management plan to help address some of the water quality challenges the community is facing, as well as to preserve and protect our river, …

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Two hikers on Ptarmigan Trail

Get Outside – Winter Hikes for Every Adventure Level

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. The transition from Winter to Spring in the Colorado mountains means warmer days that feel like summer are sure to be followed by cooler temperatures and a wintery snowstorm. And while exploring the slopes via skis or snowboards is a great way to enjoy this time of year in all its splendor, that option is not always realistic, particularly for families with different ages and ability levels. Enter hiking. This time of year, south-facing trails might be entirely melted, north-facing ones are usually packed down (though some …

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Sheriff Bob Farris

Honoring Bob Farris, Summit County’s First Black Sheriff

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. Robert “Bob” Farris was an iconic figure in Summit County and served two terms as Summit County’s first Black sheriff from 1975 to 1983. In 1982, he was elected president of County Sheriffs of Colorado, where he worked to raise awareness and educate decision-makers on proposed legislation that could affect the Office of the Sheriff and their constituents. After his retirement from law enforcement, he made Summit County his home until his death in 2009. Current Silverthorne Police Chief John Minor extolled Farris as a cherished member …

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