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Athletes participate in The Cycle Effect’s Summit County mountain biking program

Making Mountain Biking More Accessible

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. Before becoming the face of the Summit County chapter of The Cycle Effect, Isabel Rodriguez had never ridden a mountain bike. To the group’s leaders, that made her perfect for the job. With additional chapters in Eagle and Mesa counties, The Cycle Effect aims to empower young women through mountain biking to create brighter futures and build stronger communities. Rodriguez might have lacked the technical skills, but she could bridge the organization and the population it sought to reach. “Even though I wasn’t a mountain biker, …

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Announcing Bluebird Market at 4th Street Crossing

Para español, haga clic aquí. Dining out is about to get even more exciting in Silverthorne.  As part of the 4th Street Crossing development, the town is thrilled to announce the creation of Bluebird Market, a 29,000-square-foot food and beverage hall that will feature a mix of culinary concepts ranging from grab-&-go groceries to prepared foods and full-service restaurateurs. With developer Milender White leading the effort, Bluebird Market is actively leasing restaurant space and has already signed seven leases with local operators, and will include a selection of concepts featuring …

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Equipment at the Silverthorne Recreation Center

Deep Cleaning, Deep Gratitude at the Silverthorne Recreation Center

Para español, haga clic aquí. When the Silverthorne Recreation Center reopened in June, it was like a homecoming for local residents. For Recreation Center head custodian Theresa Papula, the reopening marked a return to normalcy—and the friendly, familiar faces that help make her job rewarding. “I missed walking around and saying ‘hi’ to everyone,” said Theresa. “It’s been tough to walk into an empty building every day. Normally, I would come in every morning at 5:30 and greet our regulars starting at 6. I missed all of our members, they …

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Pinwheel heart

Where art meets community

Para español, haga clic aquí. 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 …

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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

Para español, haga clic aquí. 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 …

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new water valve at the Silverthorne Recreation Center

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

Para español, haga clic aquí. 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 …

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