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  1. Special Event for Celebration of Life Mary Ward Metzger

  2. Garfield County school districts climb over hiring hump as new school year begins next week

    Roaring Fork District schools in Glenwood Springs, Carbondale and Basalt are heading into the new school year more fully staffed than in recent years. While part of that has to do with an increase in...

  3. Youthentity column: Financial housekeeping is a benefit to the whole family

    It certainly has been a summer for counting pennies. We’re making fewer unnecessary car trips, cutting back on the little luxuries (bye, HBO subscription!), and looking for deals on the grocery store shelves. It’s true:...

  4. Weekly Garfield County COVID-19 stats update

    AS OF TUESDAY, Aug. 9, 2022 Current Risk Level: Medium Recent 7-day case totals: Aug. 1-8 — 60 7-day incidence rate: 99.9 per 100,000 people Percent of staffed inpatient hospital beds occupied by confirmed COVID-19 patients:...

  5. Small businesses in Glenwood Springs can apply for a low interest loan through the city

    Glenwood Springs is offering a new loan opportunity for small businesses through a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.  “I want to make the loan process easy, not scary,” said Danielle Campbell, economic development...

  6. How a 2.5% lodging tax to address Glenwood Springs housing needs came about, and where the money might go

    The Glenwood Springs Community Housing Coalition has been working for seven months to create a funding mechanism for workforce housing. In that time, the group has had many discussions and done a lot of research...

  7. PHOTOS: Best of 2022 Garfield County Fair

    Here is a look back at Post Independent staff photographer Chelsea Self’s favorite images from last week’s Garfield County Fair and Rodeo.

  8. Vidakovich column: Get ready for a pair of running adventures, both for good causes

    Push It Up for Pyro This coming Saturday, Aug. 13, the annual Pyro’s Push it Up Trail Run & Walk will be held on the West Elk Trail north of New Castle. The race is...

  9. Finalists announced for Garfield County judgeship

    The 9th Judicial District Nominating Commission has narrowed its list to two finalists to fill the Garfield County Court judgeship created by the pending retirement of the County Judge Paul Metzger. Nominees are Katharine A....

  10. Writers on the Range: Hard choices for the Colorado River

    The seven Colorado River states — Arizona, California, Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah and Wyoming — face a daunting mid-August deadline. The federal government has asked them to come up with a plan to reduce...

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