Myrtle spurge Dames Rocket

Purge the spurge
The annual Purge the Spurge and Sock the Rocket program is underway in Garfield County through June 6. Vouchers are available for anyone bringing in bags of these noxious, invasive weeds.

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2018 annual report
2018 annual report
The 2018 Garfield County Public Health annual report is now available, and features an overview of the projects and successes of the department over the past year.

Volunteer banquet
Garfield County Senior Programs is hosting its annual Volunteer Appreciation Banquet On Saturday, May 4, at the Rifle Senior Center, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Deadline for reservations is April 22.
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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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FMLD grants
The Garfield County Federal Mineral Lease District has announced the recipients of grant funding totaling $1,450,000 from its 2019 spring cycle. The FMLD fall grant cycle begins in August.

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

November 14 - Protect yourself and loved ones from the flu

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  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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