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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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A musician plays the cello at a Silverthorne First Friday

Making Silverthorne an Artful Place

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. After starting 2020 with a bang and bringing national attention to the community by way of snow artist Simon Beck, the Town of Silverthorne and its Art Board have worked creatively to keep public art going in a pandemic. From messages of hope and a love letter to high school seniors via Colorado artists Koko Baker and Shannon Galpin to an ode to the rainbow trout from artist BA Dallas to the Town’s flagship First Friday events, Silverthorne has rallied to nourish our collective creative spirit through …

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Summit Musician's Relief Fund

Summit Musicians Relief Fund Brings Weekly Concert Series Straight to You

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. Silverthorne has always embraced its artistic community. Although the pandemic has postponed the vibrant atmosphere of live music, the Summit Musicians Relief Fund (SMRF), a local nonprofit dedicated to providing relief to local musicians experiencing financial hardship, has launched a creative way to deliver live music to anyone who’s been craving concerts – the SMRF Cares Concert Series 2021. Specifically, the SMRF Cares Concert Series 2021 pays musicians to perform live, one-hour concerts at the Silverthorne Performing Arts Center in front of a small audience. Each concert …

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