Garfield County

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Feds Offer Tradeoff For Gas Drilling In Northwest Colorado

A new plan for oil and gas development in energy-rich northwestern Colorado would ease restrictions on what time of year drilling rigs can operate on federal land if well sites are consolidated to minimize disruptions to the environment.

03/27/2015

Copter4 flew over a helicopter making water drops on a wildfire in June, 2014 (credit: CBS)

New Center Researches Fighting Wildfires From Air

The Rifle Garfield County Airport will house a new research center to find the best ways to fight wildfires from the air.

03/23/2015

Maria Viviana Alvarado-Gomez (credit: Garfield Co. Sheriff)

Carbondale Mother Admits She Tried To Poison Kids

A Carbondale mother now admits she tried to poison her children.

03/10/2015

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Bill To Require Snow Tires Along I-70 Moves Forward In House

The bill that would require passenger vehicles to have tires with adequate tread, snow tires or chains on Interstate 70 in the mountains during winter months has advanced in the state House.

02/26/2015

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Domestic Violence Suspect Shot And Killed By Deputies

A domestic violence suspect was shot and killed after a pursuit along Interstate 70 on Tuesday after deputies said he held a gun to his head and refused to follow orders.

02/11/2015

William Dubois (courtesy to CBS)

Colorado Town Will Build Memorial For Fallen Air Force Pilot

The town of New Castle is planning to build a memorial for an Air Force pilot killed during a deployment to fight the Islamic State.

12/25/2014

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2 Brothers With Big Hearts Turn Ranch Into Youth Farm In Rifle

The Don Kriz Youth Farm in Rifle is a haven for children in need. They can learn about farming and raising animals. It’s a ranch where they can feel safe.

12/14/2014

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Fracking Task Force To Meet In Garfield County

A group studying land disputes over hydraulic fracturing in Colorado is meeting in Garfield County.

12/10/2014

Capt. William H. Dubois (credit: Facebook)

Town Of New Castle Mourns Air Force Pilot Killed Fighting ISIS

An Air Force pilot from Colorado killed serving his country in the Middle East is being remembered in his hometown.

12/02/2014

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Colorado Families Split As Workers Leave For North Dakota

A number of local families are experiencing separation driven by economic need since the oil and gas industry dropped off in western Garfield County in 2009.

11/15/2014

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