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Meet Silverthorne’s Resident River Hawks at Osprey Day

Did you know that the Blue River in Silverthorne is home to almost 20 different bird species from owls to eagles and perhaps most notably, for osprey? This gorgeous hunter, sometimes called the “river hawk,” is a large raptor and is often seen soaring above the Blue. To celebrate this and other resident and migratory birds, Silverthorne hosts Osprey Days on August 1 at North Pond Park. Residents and visitors alike are invited to this free family event that includes educational programming, seminars and tours along the river from 5:30-7:30 …

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Silverthorne Mayor on “Quality of Life” Tax Initiative

What funding will be required for the continued and timely construction of our community’s desired parks, trails, pedestrian connections and open space projects? In recent years, the Town has gained great momentum in the implementation of strategic plans related to Town amenities, and looking forward, the Silverthorne community has identified numerous capital projects that are needed to serve our growing community. However, current revenues are not sufficient to undertake these projects in a timeframe that the Town Council believes the community expects and desires. A large number of capital projects are …

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Join us in the Silverthorne Art Hunt

The Town of Silverthorne has partnered with local artist, Kia Neill, to create a public engagement art project that invites the community to share their images, while searching for “old school street art” wheat pasted images that have been placed in various locations around Town. Ways to be part of the Art: Share your images. Local artist Kia Neill asks you to share your favorite and most creative photos by tagging #silverthornearthunt and @silverthorneCO on Facebook and Instagram. She will select the most unique and captivating photos that will be …

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The 411 on Fourth Street Crossing

We checked in with Milender White, the developer for Fourth Street Crossing in downtown Silverthorne, and got the inside scoop on how plans are progressing for the mixed-use development. From an ice cream shop to a speakeasy, there is a bevy of interested vendors that will bring new vitality to Silverthorne’s downtown.   What dining options will the Market Hall offer? We are planning to have multiple  food & beverage options from a local coffee shop to a white tablecloth restaurant. There will be “main street” shops on 4th Street; …

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Get to Know Mayor Ann-Marie Sandquist

Silverthorne’s new mayor, Ann-Marie Sandquist, understands if you’re more familiar with  her lovable two-year-old golden retriever Rippy than with her. Colorado’s mountain towns are known to be dog-loving places, after all. But since this local of 13 years just received a slightly more elevated title (ahem, Madame Mayor), we thought we’d sit down and get to know her a little better.   How long have you lived in Silverthorne? Since fall of 2005.   What is your hometown? Denver   What brought you to Silverthorne? A job. I moved to …

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Silverthorne Announces Recipients of 2018 Business Improvement Grants

Silverthorne is committed to boosting the local economy through partnerships with local businesses, and the Town’s annual Business Improvement Grants empower local businesses to enhance their operations. In April Silverthorne Town Council approved $24,500 in grants that have been awarded to four local businesses including Blue River Vision, Peak to Peak Movers, Silverthorne Veterinary Hospital and The Argentos. In January 2018, the Town solicited applications from businesses proposing to install traditional site improvements, such as facade improvements and other architectural upgrades, and applications were also solicited from businesses proposing capital …

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Save Water AND Get A Free Sprinkler Check-Up When You “Slow The Flow”

Just like a car your sprinklers need an occasional tune-up to make sure they’re working as efficiently as possible. This year, take advantage of a free sprinkler consultation to save thousands of gallons of water every year. The Town of Silverthorne is teaming-up with High Country Conservation Center and Resource Central, a non-profit with 40+ years of conservation experience, to help residents “Slow the Flow,” and conserve our precious water resources. Appointments are limited and are scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis, so act quickly. The 90-minute consultation includes: A …

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2018 Workforce Housing Business Assistance Program

The Town of Silverthorne has created the Workforce Housing Business Assistance Program to promote the creation of new long-term workforce housing inventory. The Workforce Housing Business Assistance Program will award businesses up to $30,000 to help fund the addition of employee units of deed restricted, workforce housing to Summit County. The program is open to Silverthorne-based businesses (brick and mortar locations only) but housing units may be located in Silverthorne, Dillon, Dillon Valley or in the Lower Blue Basin (Wilderness, Ptarmigan, Mesa Cortina, to Heeney). Preference will be given to …

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Silverthorne Businesses Recognized for Excellence in Summit County

In February, Silverthorne businesses were recognized in six categories of the Summit Chamber’s Business Excellence Awards for demonstrating hard work and dedication as the best in Summit County. Out of more than 100 nominations, 23 businesses were recognized as finalists in nine categories. These businesses play a significant role in driving the business community and economic growth for the county. And Silverthorne’s winners are…   Business of the Year  1 – 10 Employees Red Buffalo Cafe *   Customer Service Champion Red Buffalo Cafe   Business of the Year 11 …

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Homecoming to Celebrate Silverthorne Snowboarders

Following a highly competitive professional snowboard season that put several Silverthorne athletes on the world map, we’re excited to welcome our local Olympic and Paralympic athletes home to Colorado.  Join us for a community celebration on Saturday, April 28 to honor those athletes who call Silverthorne home and who competed in the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic games in Pyeongchang, South Korea including Red Gerard, Kyle Mack, Chris Corning and Jimmy Sides. The event will kick-off at 10:45 a.m. with a processional along Rainbow Drive from the Silverthorne Outlet Overflow Parking Lot, adjacent to Chipotle, to …

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