Armed Forces Day
Local veterans meet in front of the veterans' memorial outside the Garfield County Courthouse. Saturday, May 18, is Armed Forces Day. Garfield County Veterans Services can be reached at the link below.
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Mud and debris flow, flash flood risk around Lake Christine fire burn scar
May 24 - Emergency officials are encouraging residents near the Lake Christine burn scar to be aware of a high risk for flash flooding and mud or debris flows. Due to the heavy snowpack, warmer weather could bring a heavier runoff this year. A public meeting to discuss risks and how to be prepared takes place on June 10 at 6 p.m. in the Eagle County Annex Building, 20 Eagle County Drive, in El Jebel.
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Meeting to discuss flooding in Crystal River Valley
June 5 - The Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District, Pitkin County Emergency Management and the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) are hosting a public meeting to discuss the threat of flooding during runoff in Redstone and the surrounding Crystal River Valley. The meeting takes place from 6 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 5, at the Redstone Fire Station, 1085 Redstone Blvd.
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UAS training facility
A new facility designed to house small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and a flight-qualification course is coming to the Rifle Garfield County Airport.
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Memorial Day closures
All Garfield County offices of elected officials and county administrative departments will be closed Monday, May 27, for the Memorial Day holiday. Emergency or 24-hour services will remain in operation as needed.
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Trace Adkins to play Fair & Rodeo
Tickets are now on sale for the Garfield County Fair and Rodeo concert, featuring country music stars Trace Adkins and Joe Nichols, on Friday, August 2.
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Glenwood Canyon bike path open
Repairs to the bike path in Glenwood Canyon are complete, and it is now open for recreation. CDOT crews are monitoring river levels, and the path may close again when water levels rise.
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Agencies

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

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

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