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Community News from the Heart of Summit County

Where art meets community

As construction on Silverthorne’s 4th Street Crossing continues, so does Silverthorne’s spirit of community, this time in the form of pinwheels. Starting today, take a drive down Highway 9 and you’ll be met by a wall of spinning pinwheels, displayed along the construction fencing at 4th Street Crossing.  Nearly 300 locals received materials for assembling the vibrant pinwheels, which were included in Silverthorne community “safe summer kits.” Distributed by the Town during its June First Friday, the kits included hand sanitizer, masks, sunscreen and water bottles. The Frosted Flamingo created …

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Blue River in Silverthorne

Explore a different side of Silverthorne this summer!

Enjoy wide open spaces, thousands of acres of wilderness lands and hundreds of miles of hiking and biking trails this summer in the heart of Summit County. Answer the call of the mountains and explore off the beaten path in Silverthorne with these different ideas for adventure. Day 1: Start your day in Silverthorne with breakfast burritos to-go from local favorite Fritangas. Take in the Gore Range mountains surrounding Silverthorne on horseback with Gore Range Outfitters. Gore Range Outfitters offers 1-hour or half day adventures, taking you deep into the …

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Summit Lost Pet Rescue

A show of support for missing pets

It’s not just hikers and climbers who can go missing in Summit County (we love you, Search and Rescue!). Pets can also get lost, to the great distress of pet owners, and finding them can take days or even weeks.  Now pet owners who’ve lost their animals in Summit County have a new nonprofit organization devoted entirely to pet search and rescue. Residents Melissa Davis and Brandon Cuillo founded Summit Lost Pet Rescue to help return missing pets to their rightful owners. Supported by a dedicated group of volunteers and …

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new water valve at the Silverthorne Recreation Center

Public Works Uses Silverthorne Recreation Center to Complete Long-Awaited Project

While the Silverthorne Recreation Center has now reopened, a lot of work has been going on since the facility closed in March. Not only has the Silverthorne Recreation Center been thoroughly cleaned and disinfected; but pools have been drained, cleaned and refilled; floors have been resurfaced; and the Public Works department completed a long-awaited project. Seven years ago, the Town of Silverthorne’s Public Works department began planning to redesign and replace the water valves that supply water to the Silverthorne Recreation Center after a privately-owned residential service line ruptured. The …

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Biker on the Blue River Trail

Silverthorne is now a League of American Bicyclists recognized Silver Bicycle Friendly Community!

In February, Silverthorne applied for the League of American Bicyclists’ prestigious Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) award. It has long been a goal of Silverthorne to be a recognized leader for the work our local citizens and staff have put in over the years to make our community more accessible by bike. Today, we’re proud to be part of the 482 communities across the United States that are transforming America one Bicycle Friendly Community at a time. The League’s executive director, Bill Nesper, had this to say about our award, particularly …

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Silverthorne Recreation Center Reopening June 15

The Silverthorne Recreation Center will reopen on Monday, June 15 in conjunction with the latest public health orders from the state of Colorado and Summit County. Silverthorne Recreation Center staff have been working diligently on reopening plans for the facility that promote a safe experience for staff and guests. Below, please find more information on the reopening including hours of operation, the required reservation process, new polices and the safety measures that have been implemented to keep guests and employees healthy and safe.  The Silverthorne Recreation Center recognizes the importance it …

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Summit County Releases Amended Public Health Order

Local and State Public Health Orders Summit County has released an amended public health order, effective June 5, 2020, to reflect the latest reopenings in our community. The amended public health order follows the Safer At Home guidelines and the latest guidance from the state of Colorado’s Safer at Home and in the Vast, Great Outdoors, public health order, in effect through June 30. The Summit County public health order is the order to be followed and enforced in our community.  For more details on the amended public health order, please view Summit County’s updated Roadmap to Recovery. …

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