Author Archives: Pat Duprey

Bear Awareness: More Bears are Possible in Our Towns and Cities

We build our homes in the mountains and we interface with many species of wildlife including the black bear. As noted in a brochure from Colorado Parks and Wildlife; “Black” is a species, not a color. In Colorado many black … 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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Lost Dog

Lost female Black Lab on Sunday, May 27th. Her name is “Momba”, she was lost while hiking the Savage Lakes trail near Meredith.  They were about 3/4 of the way up the trail near the creek crossing when she disappeared. She … 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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City Of Rifle Yard Sign Rules

The days are getting longer and warmer which means that yard sale season is officially here! Code Enforcement would like to remind citizens that the Rifle Municipal Code has rules governing the signs used to advertise the event. These rules … Continue reading

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Town of Silt Irrigation Schedule

The Town of Silt has issued their irrigation schedule for 2018: Odd numbered houses: Sunday, Tuesday, & Thursday Even numbered houses: Saturday, Monday, & Wednesday Please adhere to the watering schedule.

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