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GCSAR team rescues six stranded rafters from the Roaring Fork River

May 18, 2022
On Tuesday evening at 6:54 p.m., the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office (GCSO) was notified of four children and two adults whose raft had been pinned on a rock in the Roaring Fork River, about one mile below Ironbridge, near Glenwood Springs, CO. The raft was...
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Cottonwood Pass opens May 4 for summer season

May 3, 2022
Cottonwood Pass in Eagle County, which runs from Gypsum to the Roaring Fork Valley, opens Wednesday, May 4. It will remain open through the fall, conditions permitting. Cottonwood Pass drivers are urged to use caution when driving this road. Traffic and weather can have a...
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Garfield County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Earl Gay retires

April 29, 2022
On Thursday April 28, 2022, Deputy Earl Gay officially retired from his duties at the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office (GCSO). Gay began his career with the GCSO in 1997. Although he was Peace Officer Standards and Training-certified (P.O.S.T.), he spent his initial time as a...
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Childcare certification supports breastfeeding moms

May 13, 2022
Miss Stephanie’s House in Carbondale recently became one of the valley’s first childcare providers to receive the Colorado breastfeeding-friendly certification. Stephanie Northrup’s home childcare was recognized by both Garfield County Public Health and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) for creating a welcoming environment for mothers to breastfeed and for providing resources...
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County awards second-quarter discretionary funds

May 12, 2022
Garfield County has awarded $46,000 in second quarter discretionary grants to local nonprofit organizations. The nonprofits had requested $59,000 in grants; a total of $120,000 was allocated for discretionary funds in 2022, and each request is capped at $5,000. All told, 14 nonprofits made grant requests before the Board of County Commissioners. Nonprofits receiving grant...
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Garfield County Fair and Rodeo saddles up for Big & Rich

April 14, 2022
Saddle up your horses because the Garfield County Fair and Rodeo is going big in 2022. Country music sensation Big & Rich is headlining this year’s annual concert on Aug. 5, in what is sure to be a wild night filled with dancing, singing, and boot-stomping. Singer-songwriter Jennifer Belle is kicking off the fun at...
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