Food-safety classes Garfield County offers two free food safety classes for restaurant workers throughout the county in English and Spanish on Friday, January 20 at the Garfield County Fairgrounds. The classes are from 9 - 11:30 am in English, and from 1 - 3:30 pm in Spanish. classes-| info-|
Garfield County honors employees
The annual Garfield County Service Awards celebrations take place Monday, Jan. 23. Some offices and departments may be lightly staffed or closed during these times. Visitors are encouraged to call prior to stopping in.
Garfield Healthy Communities Coalition
Formerly known as LiveWell Garfield County, the Garfield Healthy Communities Coalition supports collaborative efforts to provide community resources that ensure equal access to opportunities that enable residents to lead healthy lives.
Garfield County is offering a new Human Services mini-grant for up to $5,000 to organizations that benefit the county's citizens. Applications are due for the annual grant opportunity January 24 by 5 p.m.
Garfield County Commissioners Mike Samson and John Martin were sworn-in January 10 by Ninth Judicial District Chief Judge James Boyd. District Attorney Jeff Cheney was sworn in by District Court Judge Anne Norrdin.
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-|
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-|