Trace Adkins to perform at 2019 Fair and Rodeo Joe Nichols to perform at 2019 Fair and Rodeo

Trace Adkins to play Fair and Rodeo concert
Tickets are now on sale for the Garfield County Fair and Rodeo concert, featuring country music stars Trace Adkins and Joe Nichols, on Friday, Aug. 2. Be sure to lock in your seats for the Western Slope's hottest live music event of the summer.
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County Road 115 - Red Canyon Road still closed
March 8, 6:30 pm: CR 115 Red Canyon Road is closed on the State Highway 82 end due to continuing rockfall.
License plate refund
License plate refund
Due to a miscalculation of Specific Ownership Taxes on some vehicle registrations, more than 51,000 Coloradans will receive a refund. Garfield County has sent its refunds to the state, which is mailing them to vehicle owners.

RMYC funding
The Garfield County Rocky Mountain Youth Corps (RMYC) program received funding in the form of a $10,000 grant from Crown Castle, and another $6,000 from Garfield County, to help fund RMYC projects in 2019.
Sage-grouse plan
The BLM has released an approved record of decision (ROD) on amendments to its northwest Colorado greater sage-grouse resource management plan that reflect contributions from Garfield County.

HSA tickets
Tickets for the annual Garfield County Humanitarian Service Awards dinner are available through March 22. The dinner takes place Monday, April 1, at 5:30 p.m. in the Grand River Health ballroom in Rifle.
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Colorado Department of Transportation
November 5 - Independence Pass is closed for the season due to wintery conditions
Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

November 14 - Protect yourself and loved ones from the flu

     Air quality statewide   National Weather Service
  AQI Index for Colorado River Valley reports Garfield County air quality

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  Garfield County - NEW ENERGY IN THE WILD WEST: This is the official website of Garfield County government in west central Colorado. The county covers nearly two million acres, ranging from rugged alpine mountains to high mountain desert plateaus - about 60% public lands. Home to approximately 58,000 people, Garfield County boasts incredible outdoor adventures, a premier seasonal climate and has major rail, interstate and air access. Industries include energy development, tourism, ranching and farming. demographics-|


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