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NEWS: I-70 reopened through Glenwood Canyon

At 7:02 p.m. MDT, Interstate 70 through Glenwood Canyon reopened following a flash flood warning.

I-70 in Glenwood Canyon open

Hanging Lake closed for season and likely longer

Hanging Lake water clearing, but extensive trail and bridge damage require reconstruction

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

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



Air Force Reserve training slated for Sept. 12-15

September 8, 2021
The Air Force Reserve is scheduled to conduct a special fuel operation training exercise at the Rifle Garfield County Airport from September 12 - 15. This training exercise takes place on the ramp and not in the air, though military aircraft will be flying into...
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AGNC Economic Development Summit in Rifle

August 30, 2021
Associated Governments of Northwestern Colorado (AGNC) is hosting its 6th annual Economic Development Summit on Sept. 9, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., in Rifle at the Ute Theater. Western Slope elected officials, economic development professionals, educators and business owners are expected to attend.
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Monitoring shows good air quality in Garfield County

August 19, 2021
Garfield County’s ambient air monitoring program found that most volatile organic compounds are declining in the area and no national ambient air quality standards (NAAQS) violations for ozone or particulate matter were reported in 2020. In 2020, Garfield County experienced 335 days of good air...
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Disputed roads near De Beque again open to the public

September 3, 2021
For the second time in less than a year, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals has rejected High Lonesome Ranch’s effort to prevent public access to sections of the North Dry Fork and Middle Dry Fork roads near De Beque. The ranch had recently locked a gate within the boundary of its property prohibiting access...
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Rifle Municipal Court announces Bench Warrant Amnesty Day

September 2, 2021
Important: At this time, bench warrant amnesty day applies only to those who have been issued a bench warrant by the Rifle Municipal Court. The Garfield County Sheriff’s Office fully supports this effort by the City of Rifle and the Rifle Municipal Court. Avoid arrest on a Rifle Municipal Court Bench Warrant; the court is...
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Immunocompromised individuals can get extra vaccine dose at Garfield County Public Health

August 16, 2021
Immunocompromised individuals can now get an extra dose of COVID-19 vaccine at any scheduled Garfield County Public Health COVID-19 clinic. Boosters for the public are not recommended at this time. This recommendation pertains to immunocompromised persons who received the mRNA two-dose vaccine series. COVID-19 clinics are listed on the Garfield County COVID and public health...
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