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  1. The Glenwood A's demonstrate pulling the Sheriff's Office Bearcat.Read the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Teams raising money for Special Olympics will get a chance to pull the Garfield County Sheriff's Office Bearcat armored vehicle - all 17,000 pounds of it - on May 14 at Stoney Ridge Pavilion in Silt. Teams will be composed of four to eight members and may include up to two Special Olympians.

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  2. Silt business owner fills Re-2 board vacancy | PostIndependent.comRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    John "Brock" Hedberg was officially sworn in as the newest member of the Garfield School District Re-2 Board of Education on Tuesday, April 26. The Garfield School District Re-2 Board of Education is back to being fully filled, following the swearing in of John "Brock" Hedberg last Tuesday. Hedberg, owner of Hy-Way Feed and Ranch Supply in Silt and a current member of the Garfield County Fair and Rodeo Board, filled the seat vacated by Tara Rumery, who was elected to the seat in November 2015 and resigned in March after moving outside of Re-2 District D, which includes most of Silt, Peach Valley and ends near the western boundary of New Castle.

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  3. Dean Bowlby contemplates one of his first paintings, which Dan Sprick helped him finish.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    ... pressed to choose a headliner. Sprick is certainly one of the most renowned artists the area has produced. The former Silt resident is nationally recognized as a contemporary realist painter and his meticulous, contemplative work is on display at ...

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  4. Many chiefs tight-lipped on relationship with DARead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 25 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    ... Parachute Police Chief Cary Parmenter declined to comment, saying he didn't want to make his office's job any harder. Silt Police Chief Levy Burris also chose not to weigh in. Like the sheriff, Dyer said he, too, has been frustrated by a lack of ...

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  5. John Acha joins commissioner raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 24 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    ... housing. Acha would run against the winner of the Republican primary, in which 20-year incumbent Martin faces Silt Town Councilman Aron Diaz. "Petroleum is inevitably going to become the energy of the past," Acha said. In the meantime it's a ...

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  6. Crime Briefs: New Castle man charged in crime spreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 22 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Tarran Lee Downing, the 23-year-old New Castle man accused of robbing the Red River Inn in March, is also facing charges in two other cases. On March 3, the owner of Nevarez Automotive in Silt told police one of his employees had mistakenly left the keys in a customer's car, a black Audi A6, which was stolen.

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  7. Carbondale nixes climate-action taxRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 5 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... to the three four-year terms were Ben Bohmfalk, with 898 votes, Dan Richardson (818) and Marty Silverstein (768). In Silt, current trustees TJ Tucker and Keith Richel will remain on the town board, and be joined by newcomer Dina Prieto, if ...

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  8. Results: Silt trustees, New Castle council racesRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 5 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    In Silt, current trustees TJ Tucker and Keith Richel will remain on the town board, and be joined by newcomer Dina Prieto, if preliminary results hold up. Tucker, Richel and Prieto came out on top Tuesday in the contest for three four-year seats.

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  9. Blotter, March 23, 2016Read the original story

    Mar 22, 2016 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Tarran Lee Downing, formerly of Silt, was arrested in connection with the robbery and six other charges from unrelated cases, including felony theft, motor vehicle theft, robbery and menacing. He is being held in the Garfield County Jail on a $20,637 bond.

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  10. Blotter, March 22, 2016Read the original story

    Mar 21, 2016 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... complied and the suspect fled with an undisclosed amount of cash, police said. No one was wounded in the incident. Silt, Rifle and New Castle police and Garfield County sheriff's deputies responded, and a police dog was used in a search of the area. ...

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  11. Death notices, March 12, 2016Read the original story

    Mar 11, 2016 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... four sons, Michael Girodo of Boulder, Anthony Girodo and Donnie Girodo, both of Grand Junction, and Calvin Whitman of Silt; two daughters, Peggy Rippy of Silt and Angela Martinez of Parachute; one sister, Diana Robinson of Amado, Arizona; 11 ...

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  12. Death notices, March 11, 2016Read the original story

    Mar 10, 2016 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... four sons, Michael Girodo of Boulder, Anthony Girodo and Donnie Girodo, both of Grand Junction, and Calvin Whitman of Silt; two daughters, Peggy Rippy of Silt, and Angela Martinez of Parachute; one sister, Diana Robinson of Amado, Arizona; 11 ...

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  13. Fire damages Silt home; no one hurt, animals savedRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2016 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    A fire heavily damaged a home north of Silt Friday, displacing its four occupants for an undetermined amount of time but causing no injuries. Colorado River Fire Rescue said no one was home at the time and crews were able to save the animals inside.

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  14. Printed Letters: Feb. 17, 2016Read the original story

    Feb 17, 2016 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... CD as well. To see the effect of drilling on public and private lands just use Google Earth Satellite looking south of Silt and north of Parachute. Roads and well pads look like tree branches with dead leaves attached. It looks even worse when you ...

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  15. GarCo eyes top educator from Moffatto run schoolsRead the original story

    Feb 16, 2016 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    The Garfield Re-2 School District's superintendent search has come to an end, and the Moffat County School District's will be beginning, assuming a successful outcome to contract negotiations between Re-2 and Brent Curtice. The board of the Re-2 district, which serves Rifle, Silt and New Castle, decided Tuesday to enter into contract negotiations with Curtice, Moffat's current superintendent.

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  16. Carbondale standoff ends with man taken into custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2016 | The Aspen Times

    ... said. In addition to a tactical team and the Carbondale Police Department, the Garfield County Sheriff's Office, Silt Police Department, Rifle Police Department, Glenwood Springs Police Department, Carbondale and Rural Fire Protection District, ...

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  17. Garfield district seeks to hire Craig superintendentRead the original story

    Feb 16, 2016 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    The Garfield Re-2 School District's superintendent search has come to an end, and the Moffat County School District's will be beginning, assuming a successful outcome to contract negotiations between Re-2 and Brent Curtice. The board of the Re-2 district, which serves Rifle, Silt and New Castle, decided today to enter into contract negotiations with Curtice, Moffat's current superintendent.

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  18. From the big house to the Habitat houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2016 | The Aspen Times

    ... with the Rifle Correctional Center for work crews about 21 2 years ago. Inmates have helped with houses from Silt to Basalt and Habitat gets good workers. The inmates learn skills that theoretically could help them get jobs and improve their lives ...

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  19. Crime Briefs: He brought a baseball bat to a pickax fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    ... was not available on the other woman. Garfield County deputies were called to a feedlot on County Road 331 near Silt early in the morning Feb. 4 for reports of a suspicious vehicle driving off-road around the property. Deputies saw multiple vehicle ...

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  20. Kathy Von Balcomb RippyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    ... CO, on February 5, 2016. Her family moved to Glenwood Spring in 1953. Most of her life was spent in the Glenwood - Silt area. She spent 24 years as a social worker for Garfield County Department of Social Services. Kathy had an amazing ability to ...

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