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The Story of Silverthorne’s Longest-Serving Police Officer

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. After 24 years of service, last month Senior Sergeant Tim Osborn received the Police Service Award and became the longest serving officer in the history of the Silverthorne Police Department. Now retired from active duty, Osborn continues to serve Silverthorne in his role as an evidence technician. And for him, it was a simple decision. “It was an easy choice to serve the Silverthorne community,” said Osborn. “It is full of great people who take care of each other and are a pleasure to work …

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Assistant Police Chief Rachel Dunaway

Meet the new Assistant Police Chief Rachel Dunaway

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. Silverthorne’s new Assistant Police Chief Rachel Dunaway is a Colorado native that has been close to the Silverthorne community for 22 years. She has seen growth within the town firsthand, and with that growth comes a need for additional help within Silverthorne’s Police Department. With 23 years of law enforcement experience, Dunaway understands how to run day-to-day operations of public safety.  “My role as Assistant Chief means that I focus on community outreach, working with organizations across the county and maintaining standards in training and …

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Annalisa’s Accents Moves Into New Home in the Outlets at Silverthorne

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. When Annalisa Primus started Annalisa’s Accents in 2020, she took a leap of faith going from a steady accounting job in the city to owning her own business in an economy that was quite uncertain given the COVID-19 pandemic. Hailing from the Dolomites mountain region in Italy, Annalisa left her accounting career in 2005 to come to the U.S. as a ski tour guide teaching all across the Rockies. Soon after, she settled into the mountain lifestyle in Colorado, had two children and worked as …

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Sculpture of face by Levi Larkin

New SPAC Window Box Artist Focuses on Human Form with a Dichotomy of Hard and Soft 

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. Silverthorne resident Levi Larkin is the latest artist to present his work as part of the window boxes at Silverthorne Performing Arts Center (SPAC).  Originally from Craig, Colo., Larkin worked in the mining industry for the first 13 years of his career – eight underground and five more on top of Fremont Pass by Leadville. Even as he toiled in one of Colorado’s oldest industries, his passion for art remained. In his free time, he painted and built sculptures. Eventually he opted for a different …

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holiday lights in Silverthorne

Holiday Festivities in Silverthorne

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. The holidays are quickly approaching, and Silverthorne has activities for everyone this season— the annual holiday lighting celebration, the return of Lake Dillon Theatre Company’s fan-favorite Holiday Follies, and more. Best of all, many of Silverthorne’s top activities are free and easily accessible so you can make the most out of a weekend with friends and family.  Kick off the holiday season with the Town of Silverthorne’s December First Friday event, featuring the town’s holiday tree lighting and art market at the Silverthorne Pavilion from …

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Tieghan Gerard

Tieghan Gerard Visited Bluebird Market to Discuss Her New Book, Half Baked Harvest Everyday

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. Local Silverthorne resident, NY Times Bestselling Author and founder of Half Baked Harvest Tieghan Gerard visited Bluebird Market Hall in October for a fun evening of discussion on all things cooking, business and Silverthorne.  More than 200 people attended the event and showed their support for the well known author and lifestyle influencer. Tieghan was interviewed by Caitie Johnson, principal partner of Handlebar PR and Colorado Tourism Office liaison. The pair discussed the decade-long history of Half Baked Harvest including her inspirations and family members’ …

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Nancy Branca storm drain mural

Stormwater Murals Welcome a New Round of Summit County Artists Educating Community About Waterways

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. Silverthorne’s storm drain murals along the Blue River help beautify the town and educate the community about preserving and protecting the health of our water. This public art project was so successful in 2021, that last summer, Silverthorne’s Art Board and Art Selection Committee asked for additional artists to submit proposals to paint Silverthorne’s storm drains in a way that continues to educate viewers about the importance of keeping pollutants out of drains and, ultimately, out of our streams and rivers.  The board selected five artists …

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