The Silverthorne Pulse The Silverthorne Pulse

Community News from the Heart of Summit County

Fly fishing on the Blue River

Four Golden Experiences in Silverthorne This Fall

This year marks the 160th anniversary of the Colorado Gold Rush, but today, travelers look to the state for a new kind of rush: an adrenaline rush. And there’s no better time to explore Colorado’s great outdoors than during autumn when the aspen trees glimmer in all shades of gold, yellow and orange. In Silverthorne, visitors can soak in the fall splendor through a variety of golden experiences. Here are a few favorites: Fly fish in the Gold Medal waters of The Blue River: Running through the heart of downtown …

More +

Celebrate Summit Art Exhibit

Celebrate Summit Art Exhibit

Editor’s note: A fresh exhibit is on display at the Silverthorne Performing Arts Center for the months of August and September. The exhibit is part two of the Celebrate Summit show, which presents artwork from local artists who live among the brilliance of Summit County and have a knack for transferring that experience to their art. Stop by to see 17 new works including photography, painting, mixed media and fiber art, all celebrating Colorado’s magnificent colors. Read below for updated information about the Celebrate Summit Art Exhibit, which originally ran …

More +

Supplies at Summit Arts & Crafts Headquarters

New Arts and Crafts Headquarters Seeks to Inspire Community

A commitment to the arts is a key component of Silverthorne’s community fabric and has recently attracted a new business to the town. Summit Arts & Crafts Headquarters opened in Silverthorne along Rainbow Drive in June, providing the only arts and craft supply store in Summit County. This eagerly awaited shop is more than just the materials needed for your next project though. Summit Arts & Crafts Headquarters owner Rachel Sachs is a lifelong knitter, and after moving to Summit County two years ago realized that she not only needed …

More +

Wildflowers

Mother Nature procrastinates on summer’s splendor

Does it feel like summer went by in a blink? This year, summer travel and busy schedules are not the only things to blame. A late, wet spring brought summer to Silverthorne a bit later this year than in years past. The good news? It’s not too late to catch a glimpse of Colorado’s boldest and brightest wildflowers. The Silverthorne Pulse sat down with longtime local and wildflower guru, Pat Taylor, to get a few pro tips. Silverthorne Pulse (SP): Are there still good wildflowers to be spotted in Summit …

More +

Eileen Richardson Botanic Art

Eileen Richardson’s Botanic Art Enlivens the SPAC

If you have not been inside the Silverthorne Performing Arts Center in recent weeks, you are in for a floral feast for the senses.  Thanks to the work of Colorado artist Eileen Roscina Richardson, more than 4,000 individually pressed flowers have been incorporated into a 5-foot-long suspended work, titled “Echoscope,” and the finished project is a botanic wonder to behold.  An echo experience “Echoscope” features more than 100 different species of flowers, separated using a gradient that goes from white to brown. In total, the piece took about eight months …

More +

Maryland Creek Park

Maryland Creek Park is open for adventure

You’ve heard the buzz, now let’s talk details. The Silverthorne Pulse caught up with one of the Town’s SPORT (Silverthorne Parks, Open Space, Recreation and Trails) Committee members, Suzanne Reed, and Recreation Center staff member, Mindy Nicholds, to get the latest and greatest on Silverthorne’s newest and largest park. Located just north of town along the west side of Highway 9 near the entrance to Summit Sky Ranch, Maryland Creek Park boasts over 20-acres.  The design and amenities of this sprawling park were guided by oversight from Silverthorne’s SPORT Committee; …

More +

Mountain Reflections Woodworking

Surprising Finds and Mountain Vibes at Mountain Reflections

Jeff Ring has been fixing, building and installing things in Summit County for more than 20 years. You can spot his handy work all over the County– including the tap handles at Bakers’ Brewery. This spring, he opened Mountain Reflections Woodworking in Silverthorne. Have you been in to see him yet? If not, it might be time to swing by.  Jeff’s got ready-made gifts and home decor, but he can also build you just about anything your heart desires– whether it’s made of wood, metal or stone.  At the shop …

More +