Ballots are in the mail
Garfield County Clerk's office staff mailed 27,189 ballots Tuesday. The 2014 General Election is a mail ballot election, but voters may bring their ballots to Voter Service Polling Centers to vote if they don't wish to mail them. election information-| register to vote-|
October 20 - Eastbound exit ramp at the Hanging Lake Rest Area will close from 10 am - 5 pm.
CLOSURE: Baxter Pass, in western Garfield County, is impassable due to flooding. The flood effects are extensive, rendering the road closed, even to 4x4 vehicles.
The City of Glenwood is developing a Long Range Transportation Master Plan, and needs citizen input. The plan will develop a multi-modal transportation system of trails, bikeways, sidewalks, transit options and motor vehicles.
Garfield County is installing road signs defining public access along historic rights of way in the county. The signs are intended to inform the public where historic routes exist for public land access.
October 20 - The eastbound exit ramp at the Hanging Lake Rest Area at mile post (MP) 125 close from 10 am - 5 pm, to pave the ramp as part of the I-70 Glenwood Bridge Repair Project. If inclement weather occurs, the closure may be postponed to Tuesday, October 21.Please note the bike path from Bair Ranch Rest Area (MP 129) to Hanging Lake Rest Area will be accessible. The project hotline is 970-930-8009 and email is i70glenwood@PublicInfoTeam.com.
Bureau of Land Management August 25 - Firefighters planning fall prescribed burns in Garfield and Eagle counties press release-|
US Forest Service November 1 - Forest Service Aspen Ranger Station closes for the winter advisory-|
October 1 - Forest Service eradicates $6-8 million marijuana site on White River National Forest near Reudi Reservoir press release-|
October 2 - Bridge closure on Schofield Pass Road press release-|
September 9 - Prescribed fires scheduled for wildlife habitat improvement projects press release-|
September 8 - Forest Service to reissue special use permits on the Aspen-Sopris Ranger District press release-|
Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
October 15 - State health officials and professionals preparing for possibility of Ebola case press release-|Ebola-|
October 6 - Ebola: State and local health officials following CDC guidance press release-|
October 1 - Colorado following CDC guidance in Ebola surveillance press release-|
October 1 - CDPHE reminds small game hunters about tularemia risk press release-|
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-|