Garfield County Newswire

Garfield County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Garfield County, CO.

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  1. Kevin YoungRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... in our signature luxury at every level home - carefully designed for real people and real life, in Mesa and Garfield County. We are dedicated to creating an engaging, yet straightforward home buying experience, inviting our customers into the entire ...


  2. Piceance energy firm upping production in down industryRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Caerus Oil and Gas has been living up to its name in Garfield County, acquiring lease acreage and ramping up drilling activity even as other companies have slowed down at a time of low gas prices. "The name Caerus stands for the Greek god of opportunity, so that's the kind of company that we feel like we are.


  3. Who was the skeleton in sleeping bag?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 27 |

    ... who may have been Australian were found by two Elk hunters at the Flat Tops, White River National Forest, Garfield County, Colorado in September 2004. His sleeping bag case was branded 'Perth, Australia', leading investigators to believe he may have ...


  4. More Coloradans use seat belts, but trail rest of nationRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 26 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... to use their seat belts, it really was motorists in Denver who brought down the state's average. Regionally, Garfield County had the best usage rate at 88.8 percent, with Mesa County a close second with 86.5 percent According to the survey, SUV and ...


  5. Teaching shortage in Colorado continues to growRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 22 | KKCO-TV Grand Junction

    ... that we do have has a hook," Starr said. Other districts, especially in rural areas, have to sell benefits. Garfield County's School District 16, will pay for a teacher's master's degree if a new teacher commits to the district five years. "We ...


  6. Hanging Lake a magnet for people, and it's starting to showRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 21 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... Forest Service has a big stake in it but there are a lot of others." Since the city of Glenwood Springs and Garfield County benefit greatly from the tourism dollars generated from the area, they are also part of the process. Mayville said there's a ...


  7. Fix of aging Glenwood bridge begins in JanuaryRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 19 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Work is expected to begin in January on replacing the aging Grand Avenue bridge in Glenwood Springs, a $127 million project that will continue into 2017. The Colorado Transportation Commission approved the project after bringing together several funding sources to replace the 60-year-old bridge.


  8. Glenwood's Grand Avenue bridge gets final OK, work starts in JanuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 19 | The Aspen Times

    ... Bridge Enterprise Fund and other CDOT dollars, funding includes $3 million each from Glenwood Springs and Garfield County, as well as money from Eagle County and utility companies. "This is a needed project, a time-sensitive project, and we need to ...


  9. 1,000 residences planned along Highway 82Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 10 | The Aspen Times

    ... where the old Sander's Ranch project was proposed. A revised proposal was submitted and will be heard by the Garfield County Planning and Zoning Commission Jan. 13. * The GCCI commercial project, adjacent to River Edge. The developer wants to change ...


  10. Briefs, Nov. 18, 2015Read the original story

    Tuesday Nov 17 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    A 12-year-old New Castle girl has died of injuries following an Oct. 26 car accident that also took the life of her mother. The Garfield County Coroner's Office said Tuesday that Amelia Bradley was pronounced dead Monday at Children's Hospital Colorado in Denver.


  11. Daughter of teacher killed in I-70 crash also diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | The Aspen Times

    Amelia Bradley, the 12-year-old daughter of Lori Rink, who was killed Oct. 26 in a traffic accident on Interstate 70 near New Castle, died Sunday at Children's Hospital in Aurora, Garfield County Coroner Robert Glassmire said Tuesday. Amelia and her mother were passengers in the family's 1999 Ford Explorer that Monday morning when it apparently went out of control after hitting standing water on the Interstate.


  12. Two of three counties support DA raisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | The Aspen Times

    Garfield County commissioners approved the raise during a budget meeting Monday. Pitkin County commissioners also indicated a willingness Tuesday to go along with the plan.


  13. Consensus hard to find on gas rulesRead the original story

    Monday Nov 16 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... wells from two pads in Battlement Mesa, an unincorporated development of several thousand people in western Garfield County. Resident Bonnie Smeltzer told COGCC members of headaches, eye irritation and other health problems she says she has ...


  14. Fitch Affirms Glenwood Springs Rural Fire Protection Dist, CO's LTGOs at 'BBB-'; Outlook StableRead the original story

    Monday Nov 16 | Business Wire

    ... revenue shortfalls until tax base growth is realized. The district spans 67 square miles in unincorporated Garfield County in northwestern Colorado, approximately 150 miles west of Denver. The district's population is estimated at 4,200 as of 2010. ...


  15. County leaders rebuff pay hikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 14 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... an increase. Baumgardner and other supporters of the bill, however, could if they are re-elected. While the Garfield County Commission, which is in the same category as Mesa, has opted to accept the full pay increase, Delta County only wants a 10 ...


  16. Solar project comes to Battlement MesaRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 14 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    A new solar project at Battlement Mesa will cover on average 100 percent of the energy needs of its water treatment plant. It's just the latest such project in Garfield County to take advantage of power-purchase agreements that cost little for the recipient of the power and produce big energy savings.


  17. Insurance sky high in resort regionsRead the original story

    Friday Nov 13 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... they've spent a lot of time doing just that without success. And they and insurance brokers said that in Garfield County, just two companies, Rocky Mountain HMO and Anthem, sell insurance through the Connect for Health Colorado exchange, the only ...


  18. Ballot inspections a big-ticket projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 13 | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... County quoted Branscomb $1,500 to similarly process about 29,000 ballot scans before releasing them, and Garfield County wanted $990 for about 11,000 scans. Jefferson County asked for advance payment of $12,475 to review and redact about 185,000 ...


  19. Boy, 15, accused of stealing vehicleRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 12 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Garfield County sheriff spokesman Walt Stowe said the car was stolen in Parachute and spotted in the Rifle area, where the youth refused to pull over. Law enforcement at that time decided not to chase him because of the driver's age and safety concerns in a residential area.


  20. Garfield County to launch free mobile lunches for childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 11 | Norwalk Citizen News

    Children will be able to pick up a free lunch in Rifle on Friday as part of a mobile program to help combat food insecurity The Post Independent reports that the program is in its pilot stage and will launch Friday. The program will stop at three locations in Garfield Re-2 school district on Fridays during lunchtime.