SNOTEL, Soil conservation, and Noxious weeds information.  How all of these systems collaborate to give us information on our environment and surroundings.,%20Ray%20Langstaff,%20Wendy%20Ryan,%20SNOTEL,%20COAGMET,%20NRCS.mp3

2019 Garfield County Humanitarian Awards

The humanitarian awards that recognize local Garfield County citizens that put others before themselves in many different ways.,%20Sandy%20Swanson,%20Rick%20Blauvelt%20-%20Garfield%20County%20Humanitarian%20Awards.mp3

Lift-Up’s Mission

Lift-Up’s mission to give a helping hand to people that find themselves in a variety of situations where they need assistance in getting food for their family.

27th Street Bridge Updates

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO – Whenever possible, crews are pushing lane closures to off-peak hours (before 7 a.m., between 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., and after 6 p.m.). Beginning Monday, March 18, intermittent lane closures on the bridge may be in effect during peak times due to the dynamic nature of the construction activities and site constraints. The exact … Read more

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 more on our website,, during the closure. Thank you for your understanding and continued … Read more

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 this time, officials believe the fire was human caused, but they have not provided any … Read more

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. Stage I Fire Restrictions include: • campfires are only allowed within designated fire grates in … Read more

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 the City of Rifle. This leaves Rifle Citizens wondering what they can and can’t do … Read more

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 Fire Protection District, the Glenwood Springs Fire Department, Colorado River Fire Rescue, Grand Valley Fire, … Read more

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. The fire caused several explosions that were heard throughout much of New Castle. Fortunately, there … Read more