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Glenwood Canyon Xcel contruction closures
May 30 - To update the electric transmission and distribution grid in the region, Xcel Energy will be replace and repair power poles this summer in Glenwood Canyon and other areas within the White River National Forest.
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Hantavirus precautions
A case of hantavirus in northeast Colorado prompted a reminder to take precautions against exposure. The potentially fatal respiratory disease is carried by deer mice.


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Red Hill IGA
Garfield County and the town of Carbondale have agreed on an IGA to annex property at Red Hill, develop parking and hiking and multi-use trails, and realign County Road 107.
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2019 Senior Awards
The Garfield County Senior Programs annual Volunteers Appreciation Banquet and Senior Awards took place on May 4, and all had a stellar time. Mildred Meeker was named 2019 Senior Citizen of the Year.

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LoVa support letter
Garfield County is backing a local effort to acquire FLAP funding toward the design, engineering, and construction of the proposed 8.5-mile South Canyon Lower Valley Trail.
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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
Garfield County, Colorado
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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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Garfield County Administration
108 8th Street
Glenwood Springs, CO  81601

970-945-1377 | phone
970-945-7785 | fax


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