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River Bridge ribbon cutting
Garfield County Commissioners, River Bridge board members, local law enforcement and dozens more celebrated the grand opening of the new River Bridge Regional Center in Glenwood Springs on Friday.
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Two earthquakes early today recorded near Glenwood Springs register 3.4 and 3.6
USGS information 3.4 near Transfer Trail
USGS information: 3.6 near Mitchell Creek
Grand holiday
The community is invited to celebrate the holidays on the Garfield County Courthouse lawn on Friday, Dec. 14, from 5 to 8 p.m. There will be reindeer, marshmallows to roast, and hot cocoa for kids of all ages.
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Food survey
Garfield County Public Health is conducting a short community survey on food issues in Garfield County. The health department hopes to gain feedback from a wide-ranging audience to better understand food preferences, food insecurity, and access healthy foods.
2018 Fair and Rodeo annual report
Fair and Rodeo annual report
The annual report for this year's 80th annual Garfield County Fair and Rodeo is now available. In 2018, main event ticket sales totaled $186,352.56, surpassing 2017 sales of $140,749.
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vape awareness
Vaping awareness
The Roaring Fork School District and public health departments in Garfield, Pitkin, and Eagle counties are raising awareness about the negative effects on youth smoking vaporizers. Studies show an increasing amount of Colorado youth are vaping.

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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