Armed Forces Day
Local veterans meet in front of the veterans' memorial outside the Garfield County Courthouse. Saturday, May 18, is Armed Forces Day. Garfield County Veterans Services can be reached at the link below.
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Prescribed burn near Cattle Creek slated for May 16
May 16 - Firefighters are planning an 1,800-acre prescribed burn on federal lands near Cattle Creek and Cottonwood Pass on Thursday, May 16. The burn is to remove hazardous natural fuels and improve wildlife habitat.
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UAS training facility
A new facility designed to house small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and a flight-qualification course is coming to the Rifle Garfield County Airport.
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Vegetation workshop
Garfield County Vegetation Management and local partners are offering a healthy lands workshop at the Silt River Preserve from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., on Saturday, May 18. The event is free and open to the public.
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Trace Adkins to play Fair & Rodeo
Tickets are now on sale for the Garfield County Fair and Rodeo concert, featuring country music stars Trace Adkins and Joe Nichols, on Friday, August 2.
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Glenwood Canyon bike path open
Repairs to the bike path in Glenwood Canyon are complete, and it is now open for recreation. CDOT crews are monitoring river levels, and the path may close again when water levels rise.
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Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

November 14 - Protect yourself and loved ones from the flu

     Air quality statewide   National Weather Service
  AQI Index for Colorado River Valley reports Garfield County air quality

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  Watches, warnings and advisories
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  Garfield County - NEW ENERGY IN THE WILD WEST: This is the official website of Garfield County government in west central Colorado. The county covers nearly two million acres, ranging from rugged alpine mountains to high mountain desert plateaus - about 60% public lands. Home to approximately 58,000 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. demographics-|


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