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This amazing property in Mesa, Colorado is so much more than just a home. In addition to a luxurious home that is amazing in every way, there is an incredible lodge, a large RV garage, a 2-car garage, a shop, and a 100-yard shooting range. Yet, this only barely begins to tell the story of this property.
Preps roundup: Glenwood, Coal Ridge girls soccer ties, Titans track wins North Fork Invite
Winterish weather won most of the days on the high school spring sports slate this past week, resulting in several postponements. But a few games did get played and area track and field athletes were able to compete at a pair of Western Slope invitationals. On Thursday, the Glenwood Springs...
Biggest snowfall recorded in Garfield County, CO history
Stacker looked at the biggest 1-day snowfall in Garfield County, Colorado using data from the National Centers for Environmental Information.
Parachute hosts grand opening of new co-work space ‘The Drop In’ next week
Next week, Parachute opens the door to its first ever cooperative workspace. At 3 p.m. on Wednesday, the western Garfield County town joins the Colorado River Valley Chamber of Commerce in inviting the community to attend the official grand opening and ribbon cutting for The Drop In, the city announced in a recent news release.
Cottonwood Pass project gains specifics
Yesterday, CDOT hosted a meeting for the updated Garfield County changes proposed for Cottonwood Pass. In contrast to the first meeting, attendees chatted openly with county and state staff and attitudes were more lighthearted than the apprehensive response last July. Here’s CDOT’s project manager Karen Berdoulay:. "Berdoulay:. The...
LEGISLATIVE UPDATE WITH COLORADO SENATOR ROBERTS
GUEST COMMENTARY – LEGISLATIVE UPDATE. Dylan Roberts is the State Senator for Clear Creek, Eagle, Garfield, Gilpin, Grand, Jackson, Moffat, Rio Blanco, Routt and Summit Counties. Let’s Talk About Mental Health. We need to do more to support our communities struggling with mental health. We need to talk...
Grand Valley Fire Protection District now offers emergency overdose nasal spray Narcan to public
Lips and fingernails may appear pale, blue or gray. Breathing slows down. It may even stop. The person may also look like they’re sleeping. These are the symptoms of a person overdosing on opioids, an occurrence that has killed 51 people in Garfield County alone since 2012, Colorado Department of Health and Environment numbers show.
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Mesa Ridge celebrates state title
Mesa Ridge held a special pep rally to honor the boy's basketball team which completed a 28-0 season with the school's first state title. The wrestling teams were also honored, as Isabella Cross was recognized as the first girl's state champion wrestler from Mesa Ridge.
Tractor Supply Company looks to open new location in Rifle
A major retail chain specializing in agricultural goods and services, home improvement, livestock needs and more looks to plant a new seed in Rifle. Brentwood, Tennessee-based Tractor Supply Company, which currently operates more than 2,000 stores in 49 states — including in Glenwood Springs — has applied to build a 21,930 square-foot store in south Rifle.
Free COVID-19 PCR testing returns to the region
Anyone experiencing symptoms is encouraged to get tested. Beginning the week of March 27, free COVID PCR testing is back. In ongoing communications with local medical providers, Garfield County Public Health determined a need for PCR, or lab-based, COVID-19 testing. “When the state funding for PCR test sites ended in...
Hard work leads to personal bests and podium finishes for the Summit track and field team in Rifle
Following a successful start to the season in Lakewood the week prior, the Summit High School track and field team stayed on the Western Slope for the Rifle High School Invitational on Friday, March 17. Trying to back up the team’s sixth-place finish at the Ivory Moore “We are Columbine”...
CDOT looking for feedback on proposed Cottonwood Pass improvements, no I-70 detour planned
This month, the Colorado Department of Transportation held a second round of open houses to inform the public about proposed improvements on Cottonwood Pass. The first was held March 22 in Glenwood Springs, and the second on March 23 in Gypsum. The county road runs through Garfield and Eagle counties...
Virtual Accessibility and Inclusion Summit is April 11
Listening session for the disabled and service providers scheduled at the event. Garfield County Public Health, in partnership with The Arc of the Central Mountains, Mountain Valley Developmental Services, and Cook Inclusive, is hosting an Accessibility and Inclusion Virtual Summit on April 11, 2023, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. This listening session provides an opportunity for those serving clients with disabilities, along with families, caregivers, and people living with disabilities, to share information and ideas. Information collected is being used to develop an accessibility and inclusion strategic plan for regional disability service providers.
Tuesday, March 21, 2023
Reporter Hattison Rensberry brings listeners Tuesday’s news, including: Aspen names a new police chief, a preview of this week’s Garfield County Commissioners meeting and a recap of tragic avalanche deaths from over the weekend. Plus, an interview with Glenwood Springs City Council candidate Erin Zalinski. Hattison Rensberry grew...
Garfield County opts into receiving more opioid settlement funds, looks to use money for Mind Springs recovery center
Garfield County commissioners on Monday unanimously agreed to opt in to receiving further funds from opioid litigation settlements reached for Colorado. Per opioid litigation, the county originally participated in a memorandum of understanding (MOU) spearheaded by Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser in 2021. The contract divides up some $700 million in settlement funds from major drug manufacturers, distributors and pharmacies, including Johnson & Johnson, Cardinal, McKesson and AmerisourceBergen and McKinsey & Co.
“Youth in Nature” offers outdoor stewardship education and camaraderie for local high schoolers
Local nonprofit Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers (RFOV) launched a new paid internship and outdoor stewardship education program this school year. The “Youth in Nature” program, which is open to students in tenth through twelfth grades in the Aspen-Parachute region, kicks-off with an orientation and hut trip in the summer and then meets once a month on Saturdays during the school year.
GarCo Report: Carbondale Rodeo changes, wastewater treatment upgrades in Glenwood Canyon
Garfield County Commission Chair John Martin was absent from Monday’s meeting. Chair Pro-Tem Tom Jankovsky filled in. Jankovsky and Mike Samson barreled through the first several agenda items, including approval of minutes from regular meetings, dating back to 2019. County attorney Heather Beattie wants to see the Board approve minutes at every meeting in the future. The Board okayed the consent agenda, including approval of the Fussner minor subdivision on Missouri Heights and excluding a subdivision plat in Rifle due to a lack of information.
Athletes of the Week: De Villegas-Decker, Balding, and Palisade Girl’s Soccer
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KJCT) - District 51 may be on spring break right now, but that isn’t slowing down the Palisade Bulldogs Girl’s Soccer Team. Despite the weather conditions this week being anything other than what you may think of when you think of spring break, the Bulldogs are hard at work practicing.
Work resumes on Highway 13 widening project in western Garfield County
Garfield County — Construction crews will soon be back from a winter shutdown to resume work on Colorado Highway 13. The Garco Rio Blanco Hill project is located 11 miles northwest of Rifle and will create safety improvements for the busy stretch of highway. The start date for work in April is weather-dependent. The project is part of CDOT’s statewide 10-year plan to improve highways across Colorado.
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