Brush Fire I-70

I-70 westbound is closed at the 114 in West Glenwood due to a fire at the 111 on the north side of the interstate. The fire is currently pushing toward Storm King. Pre Evactuation Notice in the areas of Amy’s Acres and Mitchell Creek. Drivers are asked to stay off Hwy 6 and 24 in…

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…

Now Hiring – Police Officer

The Police Department is currently hiring for the position of Police Officer. FOR CURRENT HIRING INFORMATION, PLEASE VISIT OUR EMPLOYMENT PAGE The Glenwood Springs Police Department will be holding a testing process for the position of Police Officer. Current certification as a sworn Officer in Colorado is not a requirement for testing, but is a…

New Ordinances

New Rules for Trail Use The City of Glenwood Springs will temporarily allow motorized electrical assisted bicycles (e-bikes) on public trails, bike paths, and sidewalks designated as bike paths to increase commuter options during the Grand Avenue Bridge (GAB) closure. The City will also be enforcing a stricter animal leash law, requiring animals to be…