Garfield County Commissioner Tom Jankovsky Garfield County Clerk Jean Alberico Sheriff Lou Vallario

Garfield County unofficial final vote
Garfield County’s unofficial final vote tally shows that incumbents Tom Jankovsky (county commissioner), Jean Alberico (clerk and recorder), and Lou Vallario (sheriff) all won re-election in contested races.
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Independence Pass closed for season
November 5 - Independence Pass is closed for the season due to wintery conditions.
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Broadband blueprint
The Garfield County Board of County Commissioners recently approved a $30,000 contract to develop a "blueprint" for the implementation of sustainable wireless broadband service, with a focus on rural customers with little to no service.

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Heating assistance
The Low-income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP), administered by Discover Goodwill, is now accepting heating assistance applications for the 2018-2019 season, which runs through April 30.
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Nurturing Parenting
A Nurturing Parenting class takes place on Wednesdays, beginning January 9, for 15 weeks in Rifle. The workshops run from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., and teach families about the practices and philosophy of nurturing parenting.
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Discretionary grants
The Board of County Commissioners have approved $19,200 in fourth-quarter discretionary grants to local nonprofit organizations. The discretionary grants are offered quarterly, and each applicant is capped at $5,000.

Colorado Department of Transportation
November 5 - Independence Pass is closed for the season due to wintery conditions

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

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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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