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Ann-Marie Sandquist

Making Women’s History: How Mayor Sandquist Changed Colorado Law

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. In the mid 70s in Denver youth baseball leagues were one way kids stayed busy in the summer, building relationships and enjoying the outdoors. And during Women’s History Month, we wanted to share the story of one young girl who changed everything in 1974 when she asked her parents if she could play baseball – our very own Mayor Sandquist. Nine year old Ann-Marie Sandquist, currently the Mayor of Silverthorne, simply liked baseball more than softball. Her parents proceeded to sign her up for a …

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Fourth Street Ski and Sport

Fourth Street Ski and Sport Provides Top Notch Guest Experience

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. Last November,  Fourth Street Ski and Sport opened in Hotel Indigo, offering hotel guests and customers winter sport gear rentals, tuning services and outdoor apparel for purchase. Fourth Street Ski and Sport is the second gear shop for owner Casey Snyder,  who’s father and his business partner originally opened Wild Ernest Sports in 1982. After the business partner, Denny Archer, retired in 2000, Casey took over shop operations and management. When Casey learned about the Fourth Street Crossing development plans, he recalled how his father …

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Abby Hosier and Jacob Arneson

Silverthorne Police Department Appoints Two New Police Sergeants

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. Silverthorne has two trusted community members that have ascended into higher positions of authority within the Silverthorne Police Department (SPD) with recent promotions. Abigail Hosier and Jacob Arenson were appointed to police sergeants in December 2022 and will be tasked with supervising the police officer taskforce. While now sergeants, they still act within the responsibilities of police officers, patrolling and upholding the law in Silverthorne. In addition to policing responsibilities and managing the team, Abby and Jacob will be responsible for the planning and command …

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Eric Kircher owl sculptures

New Performing Arts Center Exhibit Uses Roadside Tire Chains to Create Unique Owls

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. Summit County-based artist Eric Kircher has been working with metal to create two- and three-dimensional metal artwork for more than 30 years. His previous day job helped. As the operations manager for Buffalo Mountain Metro District for 35 years, Kircher collected used and discarded shovels that he transformed into art. After he retired two years ago, the necessity of finding a new source of material led Eric to highway shoulders, where discarded tire chains now serve as both muse and matter.  “In one sitting, I …

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George Brown

Remembering Colorado Trailblazer George L. Brown

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. The Honorable George L. Brown (1926 – 2006) has a life story that begs to be told. He was a trailblazer in every sense of the word, becoming the first African American Colorado State Representative, State Senator and Lieutenant Governor. He opened the door for so many, ensuring that young Black Coloradoans could see themselves holding public office, becoming a news editor and more.  Video interviews of Brown’s storied history from his own perspective can be found through The HistoryMakers, a nonprofit digital repository that …

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Art Spot Silverthorne Makerspace

Meet the Creators Inside the New Art Spot Silverthorne Makerspace

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. The Town of Silverthorne and Silverthorne Art Board are thrilled to announce the four tenants that will reside in the new Art Spot Silverthorne Makerspace. Each creative business or artist will occupy a studio space inside the creative hub, which is set to open Spring 2023. The tenants are The Frosted Flamingo, the Glaze Spot: A Paint Your Own Pottery Studio, and local artists Ingrid Davis and Melissa Michel. The Art Spot will foster the arts in Silverthorne by offering a creative place where artists …

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Theatre in Silverthorne Debuts New Name

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. After more than two decades as Lake Dillon Theatre Company, the local theater in Silverthorne now has a new name that honors the company’s brave, boundless spirit – Theatre SilCo! In 2013, the theater began conversations with the Town of Silverthorne about relocating from Dillon to Silverthorne. Leadership considered changing the name while the new building was under construction in 2017, but there was concern that it might confuse the community and existing patrons. Therefore, Lake Dillon Theatre Company decided to keep the brand name …

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