Garfield County Commissioners

Garfield County

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.

Garfield County Democrats

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.

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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.

Garco Commissioners Oppose Wolf Reintroduction

Nov 14, 2019
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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.

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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. 

Roaring Fork Weekly Journal

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.

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Garfield County Commissioners recently agreed to join county governments within the Piceance Basin to write up Basin-wide rules for state oil and gas regulations. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh has more.

Garco Commissioners Support Jordan Cove

Jul 3, 2019
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Garfield County Commissioners have not backed down on their support for the proposed Jordan Cove Liquified Natural Gas Plant in Coos Bay, Oregon. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh has more.

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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.

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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.

Garfield County Commissioners oppose the Extreme Risk Protection Order Bill, which was signed into law by Gov. Jared Polis last week. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh reports.

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Garfield County Commissioners recently rejected permanent protection of the Thompson Divide as stated in the proposed Colorado Outdoor Recreation Economy Act.  But, some of their reasons aren't accurate. Scott Willoughby of Trout Unlimited and Will Roush of Wilderness Workshop join host Amy Hadden Marsh to do a little fact-checking.

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En un lado del condado hay gente que aboga por el cuidado del ambiente mientras que al otro lado del condado la falta de trabajos por el aceite y el gas impacta la economía de las familias. Gracias a eso, Charlando con Crystal nos dimos a la tarea de entrevistar al comisionado Tom Jankovsky, para que nos explicara su opinión del tema.

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Dina Prieto nos ayudó con la interpretación esta mañana para que el comisionado Tom Jankovsky nos explicara un poco sobre su trabajo en el condado de Garfield.

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The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission is expected to decide this week on a new rule that would allow 1,000-foot setbacks from school and childcare center property lines. Garfield County is weighing in on Tuesday's rulemaking hearings in Denver. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh has more.

Raleigh Burleigh

River Bridge Regional Center is expanding into a new building for enhanced child advocacy services and to offer a new home to the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners Alliance. While touring the new building, KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh spoke with River Bridge Regional Center Executive Director Blythe Chapman.

Last week, KDNK’s Spanish-language news host Crystal Mariscal interviewed Garfield County Commissioner candidates Paula Stepp and Tom Jankovsky. Here, both candidate respond to a question about the legalization of marijuana. The full interview with Republican incumbent Tom Jankovsky is archived here. The full interview with Democratic challenger Paula Stepp is available here.

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KDNK’s new Spanish-language news host Crystal Mariscal recently interviewed Garfield County Commissioner candidates Paula Stepp and Tom Jankovsky. Here, Paula Stepp, the Democratic challenger, responds to a question about diverse representation in government. The full interview is available here.

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KDNK’s new Spanish-language news host Crystal Mariscal recently interviewed Garfield County Commissioner candidates Paula Stepp and Tom Jankovsky. Here, Jankovsky, the Republican incumbent, responds to a question about diverse representation in government. The full interview is available here.


Garfield County Commissioners agreed last week to sign on to an amicus curiae brief in support of Amendment 71, better known as Raise the Bar. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh has more.

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Glenwood Springs resident Paula Stepp is running for Garfield County Commissioner. On Friday, February 9, Paula visited with constituents from Battlement Mesa to Carbondale. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh has more.

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Garfield County Commissioners would like to see a natural gas-fired power plant in the county but, as KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh found out, there are no plans to build one.

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Many Battlement Mesa residents were disappointed in a decision made by Garfield County Commissioners Thursday. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh has more.