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Water and earth, personified through art

When Danielle SeeWalker looks at mountains, she sees faces. Specifically, she sees the grandmothers and grandfathers who have safeguarded the land in and around what we know as Silverthorne today, for generations.  Danielle, who recently created the mural on display at Rainbow Park,  is a citizen of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe of North Dakota. She uses the faces she sees as her inspiration, depicting them as the original overseers, forever ingrained within the mountains and water surrounding us. “When I was approached to do this mural, the concept was …

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Man paddleboarding on Lake Dillon

Colorado Adventure Guides ramp up outdoor access, SUP scene in Silverthorne

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP) is dropping anchor in Silverthorne. Colorado Adventure Guides, the locally owned and operated, year-round, one-stop-shop for guided activities and educational courses, recently moved its central office to Silverthorne. With it comes a fresh abundance of summer and winter outdoor activities for locals and visitors alike. Among the most exciting offerings from the new location are SUP  rentals and classes taking place right here at North Pond in Silverthorne, opening the door for the local community to access waterbound adventures any day of the …

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A First Dog’s Guide to Summer

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. Four-legged fun The Town of Silverthorne is a dog’s summer oasis. Just ask the Town’s official First Dog, Rippy. When not occupied with official town business, Rippy’s human, Silverthorne Mayor Ann Marie Sandquist, spends just about every evening giving Rippy a bath after his wet, muddy, stick-seeking summer adventures in and around town.  “We like to hike all over the county, but more specifically, Rippy likes hiking anywhere there is water,” said Mayor Sandquist. “He’s a huge swimmer.” Rippy constantly wants to be wet and recommends the …

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Art Stroll

Music and art on the go become pandemic silver lining

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. Local live music and art have become happiness staples in the Silverthorne community, high notes that not even a pandemic could bring down. First Fridays, one of Silverthorne’s most established and celebrated traditions, took only a short, one-month break last year before town organizers were able to think fast and creatively uphold this tradition safely and successfully. “We tried to think through how we could do an in-person event in a pandemic,  spreading the community out and providing a safe way to gather and come together to …

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Enza's Deli Staff

New Enza’s Deli Offers Healthy Fast Food in Silverthorne

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. When a perfect location next to the Silverthorne Pavilion became available, Ranay Janaes jumped at the opportunity to not only open the delicatessen of her dreams, but to also give All Events & Catering a proper kitchen. A new breakfast and lunch hub, Enza’s Delicatessen & Market provides Silverthorne with fresh, hearty and healthy, vegetarian and gluten-free options that align with the Town’s active lifestyle. In the evenings, the kitchen is used to make catered meals for private events and gatherings around Summit County.  “I saw the …

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Buffalo Mountain Storage

State of the Art Storage Facility Now Open in Silverthorne

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. Storing your extra stuff just got a whole lot easier in Silverthorne. In April, Buffalo Mountain Storage opened for business. The brand new climate-controlled, three-story storage facility offers 4,449 units although they may not last long. Within weeks of opening, the storage facility leased half of the available units. The opening of the new facility coincides with Silverthorne’s population growth, says manager Kim Anderson. It also fulfills an unmet need; Summit County has had a dearth of climate-controlled, secure storage options. Climate-controlled storage is key to keeping …

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People biking on the Blue River Trail

Adventures Abound During Off Season in Silverthorne

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. As lifts stop running and before the endless sunshine of summer, our mountain town slows its pace. This means that now is a great time for locals and visitors to enjoy all that Silverthorne has to offer, minus the crowds. Better yet, most of it is free! Read on for how to enjoy Silverthorne as the snow melts and the views change to green.  Parks, Playgrounds and Picnics Silverthorne’s well-kept parks are conveniently located around town and can be turned into fun, day-long adventures. Grab to-go food from …

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