The Garfield County Treasurer’s office has received a $5.8 million dollar payment from URSA for 2019 taxes, payable in 2020, amid bankruptcy claims filed last year. URSA was acquired by Terra Energy Partners (TEP) after a bankruptcy court judge approved the sale in November. “Garfield County has continued to look out for the interests of its citizens,” said Garfield County Treasurer, Carrie Couey. “Staff from the Garfield County Attorney’s and Treasurer’s offices has worked in tandem to make the best decisions possible in pursuing obtaining of the funds owed to the county by URSA. We are pleased that the efforts
The spread of influenza (flu) in the state of Colorado is currently sporadic. A recent Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) report notes that although the flu season can be generally unpredictable, it is thought that the public health measures to address the spread of COVID-19, such as mask wearing, social distancing and increased hand washing may impact trends in seasonal flu transmission. As COVID-19 numbers remain high, Grand River Health and Valley View Hospital have had a quiet flu season and do not anticipate a sharp increase in cases. In the United States, flu season occurs in
Garfield County Fair Board members are needed for the remainder of 2021 and future years. Volunteer fair board members assist in ensuring the successful promotion, production and execution of the Garfield County Fair & Rodeo. Fair board members serve three-year terms and the deadline to apply is Feb. 1.