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2014

9/20/14 LiveWell Garfield County sponsors "Tour de Farms"
9/19/14 LiveWell 2014 Fall grant awards
8/21/14 Harvey Gap State Park closes swimming area for season
8/7/14 Arrest made in embezzlement investigation
8/6/14 Garfield County LiveWell Program offers mini grants
7/28/14 Garfield County attracts experienced human resources director
7/28/14 Former Assistant Secretary for Lands and Minerals Management, U.S. Dept. of the Interior, speaks in Rifle
7/21/14 County lands FEMA emergency field course
7/18/14 LiveWell Garfield County gets produce to needy, seniors
7/18/14 Licensed early childhood programs plant seedling trees through grant
6/26/14 Garfield County finds large numbers of mosquitoes locally
5/20/14 LiveWell Garfield County awards mini grants
5/21/14 Attorney credit card scam warning from district attorney
5/19/14 Purge the Spurge to remove invasive noxious weed May 19 - June 5
5/8/14 State Trooper shot
5/7/14 Clean Energy Economy for the Region
5/5/14 Comment on health insurance zones
5/5/14 Child care home operators are encouraged to become licensed
5/3/14 Torch Relay for Special Olympics
4/22/14 Child Safety Fair 2014 press release
4/22/14 Presentation on preservation of historic routes for public land access
4/18/14 Hantavirus case prompts call for citizen precautions
4/11/14 Clay Walker, Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association and Professional Bull Riders to headline Garfield County Fair
4/11/14 Garfield County hires new deputy county manager
4/9/14 New members approved for the Garfield County Fair & Rodeo Board
3/24/14 Garfield County LiveWell Program offers mini grants
3/13/14 Board of Commissioners advances county investment strategy
3/3/14 CSU air emissions study presentation at Energy Advisory Board
2/21/14 Construction on County Road 117 (Four-Mile Road) and County Road 126 (Black Diamond Mine Road) is underway
2/14/14 County Road 215 - Parachute Creek Road advisory - A several hundred foot section of road has heaved
2/11/14 Garfield County to file suit against state to address excessive health insurance premiums
2/11/14 Garfield County settles St. Paul Sober Living litigation
2/11/14 Garfield County to file suit against state to refund sales taxes
1/29/14 Garfield and Mesa County Commissioners vote to file response to air quality rulemaking
1/27/14 Garfield County Sheriff's office reports a helicopter crash near Silt

2013

12/18/13 Andrew Gorgey to lead statewide county administrators group
12/12/13 Commissioner John Martin receives Commissioner of the Year award
12/9/13 Commissioners adopt Garfield County's 2014 budget
12/9/13 Northwest Colorado Oil & Gas Forum
12/9/13 Clinic Tuesday offers immunizations required to keep students from school exclusion
11/28/13 Garfield County Energy Advisory Board considers Mamm Creek study
11/21/13 Grand Avenue tree lighting revives a historic tradition
11/18/13 Official final results for the 2013 Coordinated Election are certified
11/8/13 A red carpet free movie event celebrates National Adoption Day
10/15/13 Garfield County offers its 2014 Proposed Budget for public review
10/3/13 Local guides available to assist insurance marketplace customers
8/28/13 EAB appoints new members
8/21/13 Red Mountain Rescue
8/16/13 JQS Road to Roan Plateau closed due to rock slide
8/12/13 Red Canyon Fire
8/5/13 Garfield County Commissioners advance land swap with Valley View Hospital Association
8/1/13 Enhanced fairgrounds facilities complete for 75th Anniversary Garfield County Fair and Rodeo
8/1/13 Shooting in Glenwood Springs, one dead, one injured, suspect in custody
7/22/13 National Night Out August 6
7/18/13 Human remains in Garfield County identified
7/18/13 Garfield Sheriff's Office in "Run for the Cure"
7/17/13 Mosquitoes trapped in Garfield County show West Nile presence
7/15/13 Garfield County finalizes and adopts land use code revisions
7/5/13 Garfield County sheriff's office honor guard excels!
7/5/13 Federal government declares drought disaster for 38 Colorado counties
7/2/13 Martin advances agenda as President of Western Interstate Region of National Association of Counties
6/3/13 John Martin elected new President to the National Association of Counties Western Interstate Region - NACo
5/23/13 Mandate reserves federally funded vaccines for uninsured
5/17/13 Bea Underwood Elementary wins first place in Bike and Walk to School Challenge
5/9/13 Ordinance bans fireworks sales and use in unincorporated Garfield County
5/6/13 Rachele Mettauer is the first student admitted to a Graduate School of Social Work at the University of Denver
5/3/13 Valuations on Garfield County properties delivered to owners
4/26/13 Planning Commission finalizes recommendation on Land Use Code improvements
4/26/13 Garfield County idling policy
4/25/13 Garfield County Public Health offers free Tdap immunizations
4/23/13 Pertussis (whooping cough) cases increase to eight - latest case in Glenwood Springs
4/22/13 Child Safety Fair 2013
4/18/13 Pertussis (whooping cough) cases increase by two
4/15/13 Garfield County Commissioners appointed a new public health director
4/9/13 Pertussis outbreak occurring in Garfield County children
3/28/13 Landfill hosts community hazardous waste collection event April 5-6
3/28/13 75th Annual Garfield County Fair Board invites crafters and merchants to join the festivities
3/27/13 Garfield County Fair event lineup announced
3/27/13 Seniors may qualify for low-income dental assistance
3/7/13 RFTA's new compressed natural gas facility.
3/4/13 Prescribed burn at entrance to Rifle of tamarisk and Russian olive
2/25/13 City Voters to consider release of downtown Glenwood Springs parking lots by mail ballot
2/22/13 Property tax payments may be made through online payment portal
1/14/13 Free radon test kits in January, National Radon Action Month
1/11/13 Late season flu vaccinations can help stop influenza spread

2012
12/10/12 Garfield County adopts 2013 budget
11/30/12 Nurturing Parenting Program to be offered in Garfield County
11/16/12 Suicide prevention training in the holiday season
11/13/12 Local children adopted as National Adoption Day nears
10/31/12 Ribbon cutting marks upcoming November opening of new I-70 West Parachute Interchange
10/30/12 Commissioners approve funding for air emissions study surrounding natural gas drilling and completion operations
10/30/12 Low-income Energy Assistance (LEAP) available November 1
8/23/12 Hutfless named next Garfield County Attorney
8/17/12 Proposal for data gathering on air emissions in Garfield County to be presented to commissioners
8/13/12 Commissioners finalize major land use code revisions
8/6/12 Garfield County Commissioners exercise purchase option on jail, save over $2 million in future interest payments
8/3/12 Take precautions during West Nile season
8/1/12 Garfield County and the City of Rifle announce the opening of a new recycle center near Rifle
7/27/12 Garfield County Attorney finalists announced
7/6/12 Legislature reinstates senior exemption; deadline July 15
6/29/12 Garfield County Air Show July 13-14 will feature new performers in place of pyrotechnics
6/11/12 FEMA floodplain map update - meeting June 20, 2012 | photo | photo
5/24/12 Andrew Gorgey accepts Garfield County Manager position | photo
5/21/12 Garfield County manager search reopens
5/4/12 Garfield County Youth Conservation Corps summer jobs | photo | map
4/30/12 County enters purchase contracts for downtown parcels | photo
4/13/12 Two new Medicaid programs are offered in Garfield County
4/2/12 Garfield County Commissioners put county manager search on hold
3/21/12 Residents urged to take precautions to prevent hantavirus infection
3/20/12 Commissioners name finalists in Garfield County Manager search
3/13/12 Garfield County Commissioners authorize purchase option, vote to pay certificates | resolution | administration photo | road & bridge photo 1 - photo 2
3/9/11 Garfield County continues reorganization in advance of county manager selection
2/2/12 Garfield County wins national finance award for third time
1/27/12 Treasurer property taxes


2011
12/9/11 Old woodstove exchange for Garfield County residents
8/16/11 Comprehensive Plan 2030 is advisory
8/16/11 Parking lot construction
8/4/11 Young people do summer trail maintenance
7/13/11 County offers Hepatitis testing and vaccines
7/12/11 Insects affect knapweed
7/11/11 Flooding rain closes Highway 82, and County Roads 115 and 113
6/21/11 Summer trail employment
6/14/11 Solar array opening
6/7/11 Damaged roads close
6/7/11 Mosquito prevention
6/7/11 Parking lot bid award
6/6/11 Fairgrounds reopens
5/26/11 Asthma awareness helps people identify issues in their homes
5/23/11 Air quality awareness: open burning
5/23/11 Mom decides secondhand smoke isn't worth the risk
5/23/11 Share the air through motor vehicle pollution reduction
5/23/11 Carbon monoxide detection provides local family with security
5/23/11 New Garfield County Attorney begins July 2, 2011
5/18/11 Equine Herpes Virus alert
5/18/11 2011 Garfield County Air Show at Rifle Airport
5/12/11 County prepares for high water during runoff season
5/12/11 Satank Bridge renovation ribbon cutting
5/4/11 BOCC votes to end work on Battlement Mesa HIA
4/21/11 Ribbon cutting for new solar panels at fairgrounds
4/18/11 Survey seeks input on land use code
3/29/11 Human Services Director Mary Baydarian finds opportunity
3/29/11 Garfield County sets economic development priorities
3/21/11 Public comment extended on HIA to April 27
3/21/11 Dust storm advisory warns against outdoor exertion
3/16/11 Resources for radiation questions posted online
3/1/11 Revised Battlement Mesa Health Impact Assessment Report released for public comment
2/14/11 Battlement Mesa Incorporation Feasibility Analysis
2/8/11 County reorganizes for economic development
2/7/11 Humanitarian Service Awards nominations are open
1/31/11 Garfield County's website - a new look online
1/18/11 Teen flu death prompts vaccinations

1/14/11 Garfield County needs your input on a survey!
1/11/11 Garfield County elected officials are sworn in

2010
12/16/10 Finance Dept wins award
9/13/10 Flu vaccinations are available from Garfield County Public Health




 
 
 
 
 
 
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