Stage II Fire Ban

Two weeks ago, Glenwood Springs initiated a Stage II Fire Ban. At midnight on 6/29/18, Garfield County will initiate a Stage II Fire Ban as well. These restrictions will apply to all state and privately owned lands county wide. A Stage II Fire Ban means: No fires/campfires/stovefires No charcoal grills and no wood or coal…

Garfield County Firework Ban

On June 11, 2018 Garfield County Commissioners adopted an ordinance stating that no fireworks may be ignited in rural Garfield County in 2018. This ban extends to all private and state owned lands and INCLUDES fireworks that are normally legal and readily available. Legal fireworks are those that are sold at stores/firework stands, that don’t…

Potential Phone Scam

On 6/27/18 the Glenwood Springs Police Department learned of a potential phone scam. Citizens reported receiving a call from INMATE at (970)514-7051 or (970)514-7052. The caller asks for donations for the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office. If you receive a call like this, do not give the caller any of your financial information or credit card…