Health and wellness event A Glenwood Springs health and wellness symposium on March 31 aims to help small businesses reduce healthcare costs and retain employees. The event's keynote speaker is Olympic bronze medalist Chris Klug. register now-|
Garfield County's adopted 2017 budget is based on $14.4 million less in revenue, and $9.4 million less in expenditures. Staffing remains static, and the fund balance will be $106 million at the end of the year.
The public is invited to enjoy free food and entertainment during a celebration hosted by the Garfield Healthy Communities Coalition March 16. Attendees will learn about opportunities to make Garfield County a healthier place to live.
This year's Senior Awards volunteer banquet takes place in Rifle on April 22, while the Senior Citizen of the Year award presentation is May 3 in Frisco. Senior Awards nomination forms are now available.
December 6 - Garfield County Commissioner Tom Jankovsky has been appointed to the Bureau of Land Management's citizen-based Northwest Resource Advisory Council. The appointment was announced December 6. appointments-| NW RAC-|
September 21 - Andrew Archuleta has been tapped to lead the Bureau of Land management's Colorado Northwest District, and Joe Meyer will take the reins for the agency's Southwest District in October. Northwest district-| Southwest district-|
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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-|