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Sheriff Bob Farris

Honoring Bob Farris, Summit County’s First Black Sheriff

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. Robert “Bob” Farris was an iconic figure in Summit County and served two terms as Summit County’s first Black sheriff from 1975 to 1983. In 1982, he was elected president of County Sheriffs of Colorado, where he worked to raise awareness and educate decision-makers on proposed legislation that could affect the Office of the Sheriff and their constituents. After his retirement from law enforcement, he made Summit County his home until his death in 2009. Current Silverthorne Police Chief John Minor extolled Farris as a cherished member …

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High Country ARTisans sign

Inspired by Nature: High Country ARTisans Brings the Beauty of Colorado Inside

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. The natural beauty surrounding Silverthorne provides inspiration to many. From high mountain peaks to tranquil rivers, all who visit Colorado’s high country remember its beauty. Seeking to make those memories more permanent are the artists that call Summit County home. Variety of Art At High Country ARTisans in Silverthorne, 22 artists and two high school students display their unique works of art, inspired by Summit County and the Colorado mountains. Each artist has a connection to Summit County, showcasing their depiction of nature and other inspiring genres …

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Nordic Skiing at the Raven

Perfectly Packed for Cross Country Adventure

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. Cross country skiing is bigger than ever, offering outdoor enthusiasts of all ages and abilities the opportunity to enjoy fresh air, exercise and fitness. Better yet: you don’t need a powder day or a lift ticket to enjoy it. From family-friendly weekend getaways to adventure-filled excursions, Silverthorne is the perfect destination for Nordic exploring. Here’s a quick guide to get you started: 1. Determine Your Skill Level If you can walk, you can cross country ski. The trick is being comfortable falling (beginners will fall at first) …

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Minimal Impact Shop

Live More Sustainably in 2021 with Minimal Impact

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. If you are looking to live a more sustainable and environmentally friendly life in 2021, look no further than one of Silverthorne’s newest businesses, Minimal Impact. Opened as a brick and mortar space in Silverthorne in July 2020, Minimal Impact previously operated exclusively online and at the Dillon Farmers Market. The shop provides zero-waste provisions such as cleaning products, personal care items, and plastic-free home goods to those wanting to live a bit more sustainably. Sustainable Living As the only store in Summit County that offers non-toxic, …

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Just Send It owners Jimmy Scott and Sarah Dowell stand outside their storefront in Silverthorne

Just Send It Brings Local Option for Summit County’s Shipping Needs

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. Mailing a letter or a package from Silverthorne just got a lot easier. Just Send It, a new, full-service packing and shipping store located at 358 Blue River Parkway Unit E,  also offers PO Box rental, copying services, large format printers, document shredding and basic business services like business card design, lamination and binding. The store is FedEx, USPS and DHL authorized. Owners and Silverthorne residents Jimmy Scott and Sarah Dowell brought Just Send It to the business complex, shared with Red Buffalo Coffee & Tea and …

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Gore Range Sports ski tuning

Gore Range Sports is Silverthorne’s Newest Gear Shop & Service Center

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. For those looking to venture into the outdoors but are unsure about spending big bucks on all the necessary gear, there’s a new solution in Silverthorne: Gore Range Sports.  With interest in outdoor recreation and winter sports at an all time high, this full service tuning and rental shop will provide quality equipment and—more importantly—expertise to those looking to venture further afield. Gore Range Sports is a year round ski and bike tuning shop with a comprehensive ski department specializing in tuning and renting glide sports gear. …

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Fritangas restaurant in Silverthorne

Silverthorne 5 Star Certified Restaurants

With Summit County’s latest public health order extending Level Red restrictions through January 19, the Town of Silverthorne has worked with Summit County Public Health and Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment to implement the 5 Star certified business variance program in our community. The 5 Star program requires businesses to implement safety measures beyond what is required by public health orders and guidelines to slow the spread of COVID-19. By adding additional safety measures, these certified businesses are able to expand operations.  In Summit County, the state has approved the 5 Star program for restaurants, which …

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