Sweetwater Lake

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    No BYOB at Carbondale Rodeo, Sweetwater Lake protections advance

    Monday, April 10, the Garfield County Commissioners (BOCC) continued public hearings about the Sweetwater Lake 1041 designation after a morning of approvals and grants. The Funky Bear Café in Battlement Mesa is one step closer to its grand opening after the BOCC approved a hotel and restaurant liquorread more →

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    Board supports slower trains through New Castle, land protections around Sweetwater Lake

    New Castle elected officials presented a letter to Garfield County commissioners (BOCC) Monday to slow trains through New Castle. In a Feb. 7 BOCC work session, Town Councilor Caitlin Carey and others expressed concerns about the number of oil trains that could eventually come through New Castle if the proposed… read more →

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    Land and water woes

    The Garfield County Commissioners began their public meeting on Monday, Aug. 15, by issuing a letter to the acting director of Colorado Parks and Wildlife, Heather Dugan, requesting answers to a list of questions regarding the process by which Sweetwater Lake became Colorado’s 43rd state park.

    Sweetwater Lake is owned… read more →

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    Input sought for Sweetwater management

    Although it’s over the hill and through the woods, Sweetwater Lake is still part of Garfield County and of particular interest to outdoor enthusiasts. 

    For decades, the acreage has fluctuated between private landowners but was recently sold, yet again, to the most attractive bidder: theread more →