14th Street Pedestrian Bridge opens The 14th Street Pedestrian Bridge officially opened February 16 to foot and bicycle traffic. The city of Glenwood Springs received a $350,000 Garfield County Federal Mineral Lease District grant to help realize the long-awaited project.
Grand Avenue Bridge road closures The installation of steel girders as part of the new Grand Avenue Bridge, will affect traffic on Interstate 70, Sixth Street, and the existing bridge in Glenwood Springs from February 20 to March 1. Closures are from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. closures-|
Garfield County offices and departments will be closed Monday, February 20, for Presidents' Day. Functions which serve the community in emergency or 24-hour capacities will remain in operation. The Garfield County Landfill will also be closed.
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 and professional snowboarder Chris Klug.
This year's Senior Awards volunteer banquet takes place in Rifle on April 22, while the Senior Citizen of the Year award presentation is May 3 in Frisco. Senior Awards nomination forms are now available.
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-|