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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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Man fly fishing

Water’s role in our recreation and livelihoods

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. Beginning in Quarter 1 of 2021, Silverthorne residents will see a new fee introduced on their water bill, in support of the Town’s new stormwater management program. Below is the third in a series of blog posts addressing the area’s water quality challenges, and what a stormwater management program will accomplish. Click to read the first and second blog posts in this series.  As we enter peak fly fishing season and look forward to recreating on the water this summer, it’s a good time to remember the …

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Window art at the Silverthorne Performing Arts Center

The great art outdoors

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. When the Silverthorne Performing Arts Center’s doors, and the doors to many public spaces, were forced to close last year,  Silverthorne’s Art Board focused on one of the town’s best assets: the great outdoors. Over the weeks and months, the Center’s lawn, outside walls, and other open spaces throughout town became the focus for public art exhibits so the community could continue to safely enjoy art during an uncertain time.  One highlight was the installation of both Shannon Galpin’s love letter to local high school seniors and …

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A rendering of The Pad Hotel and Hostel

The Pad is Silverthorne’s newest, and most sustainable, hotel

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. Guests to The Pad, Silverthorne’s new, boutique hotel with 24 private rooms and 11 hostel-style dorm rooms, will be sleeping in upcycled shipping containers —a testament to owners Rob and Lynne Baer’s commitment to sustainability. The hotel, located at the former site of the Robinson Dairy Building, was recently accepted as a pending B Corporation, a gold standard for sustainability in business. What is a B Corporation? B Corp businesses meet the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance, public transparency, and legal accountability to balance …

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House of Vibes Coffee & Curio

House of Vibes Coffee & Curio Brings Beverages, Biscuits and Curiosities to Silverthorne

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. House of Vibes Coffee & Curio, Silverthorne’s recently opened coffee shop, sells a lot more than java. The new business located near Windy City Pizza and Pioneer Sports offers a myriad of strange and unusual objects—“curios” for short—alongside a broad range of tea and coffee drinks. Add in the shop’s bountiful cafe, featuring gluten-free and vegan options along with a delicious spread of flavored biscuits, and customers can quench their caffeine, food, and whimsical needs all in one stop. Open from 7 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily, …

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Blue River in Winter

Protecting and Preserving the Blue River Basin

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. Beginning in April of 2021, Silverthorne residents will see a new fee introduced on their water bill, in support of the Town’s new stormwater management program. Below is the second in a series of blog posts addressing the area’s water quality challenges, and what a stormwater management program will accomplish. Click here to read the first blog post in this series.  Silverthorne is practically synonymous with the Blue River, which runs through downtown as part of its 680-square-mile journey from its headwaters west of the Continental Divide …

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