Fair wins national awards
The Garfield County Fair & Rodeo has received several national awards for elements from its promotional strategy, including the fair website and fair promotional poster, awarded by the Western Fairs Association.
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Phone scam resurgence
The Garfield County Sheriff's Office is warning citizens that there is a resurgence in phone scams taking place within the county. Residents should take precaution, following the tips in this press release.
The week of February 8 - 14 will include periodic lane closures on the Grand Avenue Bridge, demolition of sections of the catwalk, and an advisory that pedestrians should follow all wayfinding signage.
The 2016 Garfield County Humanitarian Service Awards will be held April 11, at the Hotel Colorado. The deadline for submitting nomination materials is Friday, March 4, and may only be submitted via email.
The Center for Disease Control has issued a health alert regarding the spreading of the Zika virus carried by mosquitos. Citizens, especially pregnant woman, should take caution when traveling to tropical regions.
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NEW ENERGY IN THE WILD WEST: This is the official website of Garfield County government in west central Colorado. The county covers nearly two million acres, ranging from rugged alpine mountains to high mountain desert plateaus - about 60% public lands. Home to approximately 56,000 people, Garfield County boasts incredible outdoor adventures, a premier seasonal climate and has major rail, interstate and air access. Industries include energy development, tourism, ranching and farming. demographics-|