County opens way for tiny homes Garfield County has approved a text amendment to its square-footage requirement in the Land Use and Development Code and its building code that opens the way for tiny homes to be built in the area. tiny homes-| amendment-|
The 2017 Garfield County Fair open class book is now available online. Pre-registration is highly recommended for this popular event, which features art, crafts, food, and more. Pre-entries must be submitted by July 28.
A Glenwood Springs health and wellness symposium on March 31 aims to help small businesses reduce healthcare costs and retain employees. The event's keynote speaker is Olympic bronze medalist Chris Klug.
Tickets are available online for the Humanitarian Service Awards April 3 at 5:30 pm at Grand River Health. The event sells out, and for 30 years has honored unsung heroes of any age in Garfield County for hard work on behalf of the community.
December 6 - Garfield County Commissioner Tom Jankovsky has been appointed to the Bureau of Land Management's citizen-based Northwest Resource Advisory Council. The appointment was announced December 6. appointments-| NW RAC-|
September 21 - Andrew Archuleta has been tapped to lead the Bureau of Land management's Colorado Northwest District, and Joe Meyer will take the reins for the agency's Southwest District in October. Northwest district-| Southwest district-|
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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-|