Author Archives: Pat Duprey

CMC Blake Center Temporarily Closed

All daytime and evening classes at the CMC Glenwood Center on Blake Ave. are cancelled on Monday, Feb. 18, and Tuesday, Feb. 19, due to roof leak repair and related environmental testing in the building.  Children’s Mini College is also … Continue reading

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Access After School has Started Registration

Registration for after school classes is open! Classes are offered at the local middle schools from Rifle to Basalt. You can register at: https://www.accessafterschool.org/registration Access AfterSchool provides after-school and summer programs in the Roaring Fork and Colorado River valleys of Western … Continue reading

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Garfield County Libraries will be Closed for a Staff Work Day

All six branches of the Garfield County Libraries will be closed Tuesday, October 16 for a staff training day. Normal library hours will resume on Wednesday, October 17 at 11 a.m. You can still browse and request books, movies, and … Continue reading

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I-70 Closed in Both Directions

7:00Pm – Interstate 70 has reopened with one west bound lane closed in the area of the fire.  The fire grew to about 25 acres, and crews are setting back burns to prevent the fire hot spots from spreading.  At … Continue reading

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Town of Carbondale Agrees With Garfield County Burn Restrictions

Carbondale, Colo. – In conjunction with Garfield County’s Stage I Fire Restrictions that begin May 31, 2018, the Town of Carbondale and Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District are instituting State I Fire Restrictions within town limits until further notice. … Continue reading

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City of Rifle Answers Your Burning Questions

Due to extremely dry conditions, effective May 31st, Garfield County enacted Stage 1 fire restrictions which will remain in place until further notice. Pursuant to Rifle Municipal Code 10-10-40 (e), all fire restrictions issued by Garfield County are applicable in … Continue reading

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Garfield County Begins Fire Restrictions

Stage 1 fire restrictions for unincorporated, private, & state lands begin for Garfield County tomorrow May 31, 2018, beginning at 12:00 AM.  The Garfield County Sheriff’s Office, in cooperation with the six Fire Districts in Garfield County, (Carbondale & Rural … Continue reading

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Eastbound I-70 Closed Due To Major Early Morning Accident

UPDATE, Eastbound I-70 is Open! Around 3:30 a.m. this morning, a pair of motorcyclists laid down their bikes to avoid a bear on the interstate. A semi-truck clipped one of the motorcycles and the semi-truck was soon engulfed in flames. … Continue reading

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Aspen Food Pantry Closed This Week

Due to an unexpected construction project, the LIFT-UP Aspen Food Pantry will be closed Tuesday, May 22, Wednesday, May 23 and Thursday, May 24.  Please visit our website at www.liftup.org for other LIFT-UP Pantry locations and times.  We apologize for … Continue reading

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Expanded Bus Service and WE-cycle Updates Aim to Reduce Traffic

Aspen, CO – Commuters and residents are encouraged to evaluate public transit options alternatives during the Castle Creek Bridge / Hallam Street Improvement Project. A central option for commuter traffic and cross-town access is the bus system. The City of … Continue reading

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