Garfield County Commissioners Monday approved a $250,000 supplemental for the 2021 budget. The money is designated for projected legal costs the county expects to incur related to Rocky Mountain Industrial’s proposed limestone quarry expansion near Glenwood Springs. KDNK’s Lucas Turner has more.
The Glenwood Springs City Council recently submitted a letter to the Garfield County Commissioners, calling on them to spend county money to help local businesses. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh spoke with Glenwood Springs Mayor Jonathan Godes for the details.
Garfield County Commissioners Monday unanimously approved another permit extension for Ursa Resources’ A Pad, pipeline, and injection well in Battlement Mesa. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh reports that the decision was not without some pushback.
Garfield County Commissioner Mike Samson has lived in Rifle for most of his life and worked for the RE-2 School District for 20 years. KDNK spoke with Samson about running for his fourth term. Tune in tomorrow for an interview with Commissioner Samson's challenger Leslie Robinson.
A Denver District Court Judge last week granted seven conservation groups across Colorado intervenor status in two lawsuits - one filed by Garfield County - that challenge new statewide air quality protections. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh has more.
The Glenwood Springs Citizens Alliance and the Garfield County Commissioners are united against Rocky Mountain Industrials’ plan to expand the limestone quarry near Glenwood. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh has more.
Katrina Byars is a former Carbondale Town Trustee and current democratic candidate for Garfield County’s Board of County Commissioners. She has a Masters of Legal Studies in natural resources and environmental law and is a long-time advocate for healthy communities and healthy public lands. She shares her practices and mindset for maintaining strong leadership amidst the political and social challenges of these times.
Garfield County Commissioners unanimously approved $278,360 for the Town of Parachute Monday to boost the development of a new bus service that would connect the town with Battlement Mesa and Rifle. KDNK’s Lucas Turner has the details.
Former Carbondale Town Trustee Katrina Byars is challenging Garfield County Commissioner John Martin for his District 2 seat this November. KDNK’s Lucas Turner has more from her campaign announcement Saturday.
The Roaring Fork and Colorado River Valleys have a new chamber of commerce seeking to integrate and empower Spanish-speaking residents. KDNK's Raleigh Burleigh met Americas Chamber of Commerce President and Founder Paulina Navas, Executive Director John Lopez and Vicepresident Susana Salamun.
A ballot initiative is in the works to restore grey wolves to Colorado. But, Garfield County Commissioners recently joined other West Slope counties in opposition to the proposal. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh has more.
The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission recently released draft rules on oil and gas flowlines, mandated by SB-181. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh has this report on changes the Garfield County Commissioners would like included in the final rules.
Sloan Shoemaker, who writes the Half-Hearted Fanatic column for the Roaring Fork Weekly Journal, in print around the midvalley, and online, was executive director at Wilderness Workshop for over 20 years before retiring and picking up the pen.
A recent meeting with Garfield County Commissioners and John Whitney of Sen. Michael Bennett's office opened the door to more talks about supporting the Colorado Recreation Economy Act, or CORE Act. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh has more.
About 200 people gathered at Glenwood Springs Middle School Monday night for a hearing on Rocky Mountain Resources county permit violations at the limestone quarry above Glenwood. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh reports on citizen concerns and the decision by Garfield County Commissioners to give RMR until June 1 to come into compliance.