Garfield County

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Senator Cory Gardner is scheduled to be in Glenwood Springs tonight at a fundraiser for Garfield County Republicans. Local activists plan to be there, too.

Garfield County’s Board of Commissioners agreed Monday to pay Xcel Energy just under $325,000 to power up one of their new radio towers.

Basalt’s town council voted Tuesday to adopt a resolution, declaring the town a “safe harbor” for immigrants.

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Last week, the Garfield County Board of Commissioners publicly endorsed President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee.

On Tuesday, Garfield County renewed a contract with a consulting firm to audit the local oil and gas industry.

The Garfield County Sheriff's office is reporting a hike in phone scams. Their advice to the public is to stay calm and carry on.

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Atlantic Aviation runs the Rifle airport, and they’re sinking some serious money in for upgrades.

Glenwood Springs Police Department

On any given night in Glenwood Springs, police officer Levi Blount could deal with meth addicts or stop-sign-runners, and there’s a decent chance both will ask where’s he from.

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Welcome to a Valley Roundup.

 

The results are in from Tuesday’s election. We talk nationally, regionally and locally about how ballot issues and candidate races shook out.

Local 2016 election results are in 

So, what does a Donald Trump presidential win mean for the Roaring Fork Valley?

Impact of Trump’s election echoes around the valley

Colorado is one of a handful of states conducting this election by mail.

In this election cycle, Colorado Democrats have outspent their Republican counterparts in the contests for president and congress. It was the opposite in 2014; Garfield County exemplifies this trend.

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Most everyone in the Roaring Fork Valley and beyond should have received their ballots by now. The Aspen Public Radio news team has answers about the logistics of voting in this mail-in election.

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Most everyone in the Roaring Fork Valley and beyond should have received their ballots by now. The Aspen Public Radio news teams has answers about the logistics of voting in this mail-in election.

 

The two candidates vying for Garfield County Commissioner discussed their positions in a debate Wednesday hosted by Aspen Public Radio.

Garfield County Commissioners will discuss a permit for a natural gas pipeline today.

 

Welcome to Valley Roundup. I’m Carolyn Sackariason.

The replacement for a local judge has been narrowed down to three candidates. Aspen Public Radio’s Carolyn Sackariason reports.

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The state approved 22 oil and gas wells in a Battlement Mesa residential community late last week.

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The investigation into the death of 49-year-old Longmont resident Matthew Barz, who was found Monday on McClure Pass, has shown that he died of trauma from an accidental fall.

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Firefighters in Eagle and Garfield counties plan to ignite two prescribed burns in the upcoming weeks.

 

The fires will be on Bureau of Land Management lands in the coming weeks if the weather cooperates to keep conditions safe and to blow smoke away from local communities.

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