Food-safety classes

Food-safety classes
Garfield County offers two free food safety classes for restaurant workers throughout the county in English and Spanish on Friday, January 20 at the Garfield County Fairgrounds. The classes are from 9 - 11:30 am in English, and from 1 - 3:30 pm in Spanish.

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annual service awards
Garfield County honors employees
The annual Garfield County Service Awards celebrations take place Monday, Jan. 23. Some offices and departments may be lightly staffed or closed during these times. Visitors are encouraged to call prior to stopping in.

Atlantic Aviaton invests in Rifle airport
Garfield Healthy Communities Coalition
Formerly known as LiveWell Garfield County, the Garfield Healthy Communities Coalition supports collaborative efforts to provide community resources that ensure equal access to opportunities that enable residents to lead healthy lives.

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Human Services mini-grant
Garfield County is offering a new Human Services mini-grant for up to $5,000 to organizations that benefit the county's citizens. Applications are due for the annual grant opportunity January 24 by 5 p.m.
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Elected officials
Elected officials take oaths of office
Garfield County Commissioners Mike Samson and John Martin were sworn-in January 10 by Ninth Judicial District Chief Judge James Boyd. District Attorney Jeff Cheney was sworn in by District Court Judge Anne Norrdin.


Bureau of Land Management

January 20 - Dotsero Landing project secures additional funding through Land and Water Conservation Fund

January 5 - Federal fire officials plan long-range prescribed burning objective

December 20 - Public comment sought on Greater Sage-Grouse habitat project

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-|

November 21 - BLM Christmas tree permits available in Silt

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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