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Silverthorne Recreation Center to Close at End of Operating Hours Thursday, March 12

Thursday, March 12, 2020. The Town of Silverthorne greatly values and prioritizes the health and safety of its community members. As concerns grow around COVID-19, town officials are committed to transparent communication. The Town of Silverthorne has been informed that a Silverthorne Recreation Center employee is being tested for COVID-19. The employee being tested for COVID-19 last worked at the Silverthorne Recreation Center in the aquatics area on the evening of March 4, and visited the Recreation Center as a guest on March 9. To maintain the priority of health …

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Shape Silverthorne’s future with the 2020 census

Do you wish your voice could be heard when it comes to programming and decision making around education, infrastructure, safety or public policy in this community? Now’s your chance to make a difference by completing the 2020 census, which informs federal funding across the country for communities like Silverthorne.  For the first time ever beginning in mid-March and lasting through July 2020, U.S. residents can go online and fill out a 10-question self-response questionnaire for the census. Now that’s a green and efficient choice! The questionnaire can also be completed …

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Silverthorne proud to be part of countywide climate action plan

Earlier this month, local non-profit High Country Conservation Center presented its 2019 report to the Board of County Commissioners. One of the highlights of the report was the countywide adoption of the climate action plan. The Town of Silverthorne was proud to adopt the climate action plan in the fall of 2019 and join the rest of the county in this plan for a more sustainable future. We recently sat down with Town of Silverthorne Mayor Ann-Marie Sandquist to learn why Silverthorne joined the climate action plan and how Silverthorne …

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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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