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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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Hope Heart on Silverthorne Performing Arts Center building

Silverthorne’s Got Hope

Shannon Galpin has a lot to say to her beloved Summit County residents, and a pandemic won’t stop her. Galpin, global activist and internationally acclaimed street artist, has partnered with Building Hope Summit County and fellow artist Koko Baker to create and install a range of public art with messages of hope and love. It all started several months ago, when Shannon was asked to give the commencement address to the Summit High School Class of 2020. Armed with her inspiring stories of social injustice and activism from a decade …

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Summit County Amended Public Health Order

Summit County has released an amended public health order, effective May 27, 2020, to reflect the latest reopenings in the Safer At Home phase. Colorado has extended the Safer At Home public health order to June 1, and the latest Summit County public health order reflects the state of Colorado May 26 public health order regulations with adjusted restrictions to meet the needs of our community. The Summit County public health order is the order to be followed and enforced in our community.  The public health order encourages all Summit County residents, …

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Woman on Angler Mountain Trail

Modern Manners for Trail Users, Plus Outdoor Recreation Tips

Silverthorne recently announced the reopening of local parks and the State of Colorado has started a phased reopening of campgrounds. Summit County trails remain open to the public, but we all are encouraged to do our part to self monitor physical distancing. With Memorial Day weekend upon us we’ll likely see an uptick in trail traffic, so now’s the time for outdoor enthusiasts to brush up on etiquette to keep us all safe over the holiday weekend and in the weeks ahead. Trail Etiquette Plan ahead. To make the most …

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Swift Water Rescue Demo

Water Safety Tips from the Source

Whether you’re a water hound or new to the Blue, chances are you are itching to get outdoors and spend some time on the water.  Silverthorne offers an array of great options for recreating on the water, and since May is National Water Safety Month, now is an excellent time to review critical safety considerations before you and your family take to the water. We caught up with swift water rescue technician Brandon Ciullo, a multi-year veteran for the Summit County Water Rescue Team  and Summit County Rescue Group. For …

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Disc Golf at Maryland Creek Park

Silverthorne Parks to Reopen

The Town of Silverthorne recognizes that access to parks, recreation and open spaces are essential to the community’s health and well being. The Town of Silverthorne has begun a phased reopening of its park amenities in response to the latest public health orders from Summit County and the state of Colorado. Park amenities in Silverthorne will begin reopening today, Friday, May 15, 2020. Public restrooms will reopen on Monday, May 18, 2020. Playgrounds and indoor warming huts will remain closed at this time. The Town of Silverthorne is following guidelines …

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Silverthorne Recycling Center

New Recycling Center Brings Convenience to Silverthorne

As towns across Summit County participate in Town Clean Up week, removing debris uncovered by melting piles of snow, it’s a great time to review recycling guidelines at the County’s newest recycling facility. Earlier this year, the Silverthorne Recycling Center opened at the base of the Dillon Dam and behind the Outlets at Silverthorne, providing a much needed facility for residents on this end of Summit County. “The Silverthorne Recycling Center is a major success of the Strong Future initiative, and it’s an important step toward reaching the community goal …

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