Houston Mountain Fire
Containment is possible Thursday on the Houston Mountain Fire between Rifle and Rulison. Quick response from engine crews, a single engine and 3 heavy air tankers, a heavy helicopter, two support planes and 20 Sante Fe Hotshots kept the fire to about 15 acres.
UCR Fire Management and Sheriff's Office releases-|





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June 28 - Dr. William Bevins hiking death on Grizzly Creek Trail reported by Garfield County Coroner's Office



June 29 - Body in Colorado River identified as Jonathan Carl Rounsaville of Glenwood Springs

June 28 - 2016 Primary Election - Incumbent Garfield County Commissioner John Martin prevailed over Aron Diaz, receiving 73 percent of the Republican votes. The turnout for the Primary Election was 29.91 percent, about 36 percent of Republicans, 22 percent of Democrats.
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June 27 -
Garfield County Sheriff's Office forensics department investigations lead to two new child pornography convictions

June 26 - Body found in Colorado River near Glenwood Springs

June 26 - Woman enters Valley View Hospital with a gunshot wound

June 1 - Cattle Creek acceleration/deceleration lanes
Garfield County is constructing a new eastbound acceleration lane of the Highway 82 Cattle Creek intersection and lengthening the deceleration lane on the westbound side for safer travel in the intersection. safety updates-|

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Broadband survey - July 15
Need faster broadband? Fill out this speed test and survey to determine the level of service you currently have, how you use the Internet, what you currently pay, and what you would be willing to subscribe to in the future.
speed test & survey-|    press release-|

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Veteran Services Officer
Assist Garfield County veterans with filing benefits, vocational training, applications and transportation to appointments; maintain records and files, and report to the Board of County Commissioners quarterly.
Veteran Services Officer details-|        
Roan Plateau
BLM - Roan Plateau SEIS
BLM released the Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement and Proposed Plan Amendment (Proposed Plan) for the Roan Plateau, on oil and gas, resource management, and a legal settlement agreement.
Roan Plateau Final SEIS-|

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Food Safety Program
Garfield County has a new food safety program for the 341 retail food establishments within the county. The first class attracted 75 participants from 20 restaurants, and the county has classes in Spanish July 11.
press release-|     food safety program-|

Agencies

Fire

Houston Mountain Fire
Containment is possible Thursday on the Houston Mountain Fire between Rifle and Rulison. A quick response from engine crews, three heavy air tankers, a single engine air tanker, a heavy helicopter, two support planes and the 20-person Sante Fe Hotshots kept the fire to an estimated 15 acres.
Upper Colorado River Fire Management and Sheriff's Office releases-|



     Air quality statewide   National Weather Service
  AQI Index for Colorado River Valley reports Garfield County air quality
Current Air Quality Conditions
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Live Rifle data-|
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  Watches, warnings and advisories
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