Honoring William DuBois
Flags were flown at half-staff statewide December 11 - 14 honoring US Air Force Captain William DuBois, 30, of New Castle, whose F-16 Fighting Falcon crashed Nov. 30 in the Middle East. Flags lowered-|
Saturday, December 6, the new pedestrian bridge and Talbott Trail opened near New Castle, connecting the north and south sides of Interstate 70. Citizens, town officials, and county commissioners celebrated.
Colorado Department of Transportation celebrates the opening of the roundabout on SH 133 in Carbondale. An official ribbon cutting ceremony took place on December 5 featuring representatives from CDOT, Commissioner Samson and the mayor of Carbondale.
Oil & Gas Task Force
The Colorado Gas and Oil Task Force met at Farm Fresh Cafe on Wednesday, December 8 in Rifle. Regional and statewide representatives were on hand to offer different perspectives to the task force.
The Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) and Draft Record of Decision (ROD) for future oil and gas leasing on the White River National Forest was released Tuesday. Land leasing and stipulations were identified.
This is the official website of Garfield County government in west central Colorado. The county covers nearly two million acres of land, ranging from rugged alpine mountains to high mountain desert plateaus, and about 60% of its land is publicly owned. Home to more than 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. more-|