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NEWS: I-70 open in Glenwood Canyon, Flash Flood Watch in effect

For the status of road closures at any time, including overnight, please check cotrip.org, CDOT’s Twitter page, or call 511.

Visit the Garfield County Emergency Operations Center for info on Glenwood Canyon travel and emergenices in Garfield County.



Fire restrictions

The Garfield County Sheriff’s Office and the seven fire districts in Garfield County have returned to Stage 1 fire restrictions. This applies to unincorporated Garfield County.

Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and U.S. Forest Service lands in Garfield County are also in Stage 1 fire restrictions.

 


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Kidz & Family Rodeo rides into Rifle

Swing on out to the Garfield County Fairgrounds to support the community at the Family & Kidz Rodeo on Tuesday, July 27. Cheer on local talent in family team branding, dally ribbon roping, barrel racing, the boot scramble, family rodeo, Mutton Bustin’ and much more. The fun begins at 6 p.m., so don’t miss it!

Stop in to the Garfield County Fairgrounds to see the Rabbit Show starting at 8 am in the indoor arena! See the full 4-H/FFA schedule.

The carnival is rolling early this year – from 5-11 pm Tuesday night! Grab some tickets.








Revenue bonds approved for housing initiatives

July 23, 2021
Garfield County has approved the allocation of revenue bonds toward residential rental projects and single-family mortgage loans for low- and moderate-income families in the area. The Colorado Housing and Finance Authority (CHFA) is seeking to utilize more than $3.3 million in private activity bonds toward...
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Humanitarian Awards

June 25, 2021
Nominate a humanitarian! The 2021 Humanitarian Awards is in the fall this year - Sept. 13. Now is the time to nominate a volunteer or staff member who serves in a non-profit or human services role. Nominations are due July 30!
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Three acts highlight 2021 Garfield County Fair and Rodeo concert

June 7, 2021
Good times, boot stompin’ and western dancing return to the Garfield County Fair and Rodeo this summer. The Friday night concert is back with three of country music’s brightest stars, Aaron Watson, Michael Ray and Chancey Williams, performing under starry skies and the shine of...
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Garfield County earns SolSmart gold designation

July 23, 2021
Garfield County has earned a SolSmart gold-level community designation for its efforts to promote solar energy. A national designation program funded by the Department of Energy, SolSmart recognizes cities and counties that are actively encouraging the development of solar markets. Garfield County Community Development Department spent the past several months working to ensure the county...
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Hard-sided campers only at Chapman, upper Fryingpan Valley

July 14, 2021
Due to an increase in bear activity, the White River National Forest is requiring all campers at Chapman Campground in the upper Fryingpan River Valley to have hard-sided campers or trailers. Day-use at Chapman is also prohibited. These specific restrictions follow a black bear damaging and entering an unoccupied soft-sided camper at the campground to...
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Airport lease paves way for new commercial hanger

July 9, 2021
Garfield County has agreed to a land lease with fixed base operator Atlantic Aviation for space at the Rifle Garfield County Airport to allow for the construction of an approximately 30,000-square-foot new facility. The plans include a new 50- by 150-foot apron, a 7,500-square-foot private parking area, and a new hanger on the main flight...
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