Park County Sheriff’s Office


The Park County Sheriff’s Office, Platte Canyon Fire and Elk Creek Fire responded to a fire just below the Santa Maria Statute at Camp Santa Maria.

Sheriff Wegener, who in on scene estimated the fire to be 1/2 acre in size at this time. The terrain is very rough in that area and personnel are fighting the fire with hand tools.

Sheriff Wegener ordered a Fire Ban in effect in Park County yesterday at 8:00 am.

hartsel-logoThe Heartland Farmer’s Market will open Saturday, May 25th and operate every Saturday until September 28th, from 9:00am until 2:00pm. It will be in the Bayou Salado Trading Post parking lot. Austin Family Farms, from Paonia, CO will have fresh fruit and produce at the Heartland Farmers Market. Their fresh, beyond organic products are available by the piece, by the box and through a CSA membership. Additionally there will be lamb, pork, eggs, honey and many more other items available from local ranches and ranches from neighboring communities.