Winterfest candidates are chosen by the staff at Rangely Junior/Senior High School. The staff takes the first vote of the senior class, choosing three boys and three girls. Candidates must show strong leadership skills and above-average students involved in various activities and who are helpful to their peers and teachers. A second and final vote […]
This racer tries desperately to cut his snowmobile tightly around the barrel during the barrel racing event at the Family Fun Day on Saturday at Ute Park. This rider found out that the snow was soft, powdery and not at all packed, which meant the front of the snowmobile would dig in but the rear […]
René Harden of Rangely coordinated the project, then connected with Leana Cox, president of Phi Theta Kappa, the honor society for two-year colleges, at Colorado Northwestern Community College. Cox got the PTK members to run the concession stand at CNCC and to make popcorn. The deal was that if someone brought in a non-perishable food […]
RANGELY I The Rangely High School girls’ basketball team played three tough games last week beginning with the barn burner against Meeker on Tuesday night.
MEEKER I The Cowboy wrestling team made a long trip to Buena Vista on Jan. 28 for a dual meet with the 2A Demons, and they returned home victorious.
RBC I Former Rio Blanco County Sheriff Si Woodruff formally announced his intention to seek election to the position of Rio Blanco county commissioner from District 3. Incumbent Jeff Eskelson is seeking re-election. Both men are Republicans. Woodruff believes his knowledge of the local people and their needs qualify him for the job.
The 18-members-strong Meeker Elementary School Marimba Band entertained the 200 persons at the second annual Meeker Education Foundation fundraiser dinner on Sunday evening at the Fairfield Center. “It was great to have so many of the kids involved and I think the faculty is buying into the fact that the foundation can and is helping […]
RBC I Rio Blanco County officials are urging residents to submit public comments on the draft environmental assessment (EA) for the Collom Area Development Project at Colowyo Mine in Northwestern Colorado near Craig. Representatives from Rio Blanco County, the Town of Meeker, Meeker Chamber of Commerce, White River Electric Association and Tri-State Generation and Transmission […]
The county political climate is rapidly heating up as the announcement comes that former Rio Blanco County Sheriff Si Woodruff is going after—er—challenging Jeff Eskelson for his seat on the Rio Blanco County Board of Commissioners. This news brings mixed feelings to me and to several other folks I have spoken with in the past […]
RBC I The White River Electric Association and Tri-State Transmission are hosting “TGIF Meeker” events on Friday to get area residents out and about to disseminate information and gain public comment on the environmental permitting process for the Collom Area Development Project at Colowyo Mine.
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MEEKER I The Meeker High School girls’ basketball team lost last weekend to the top two teams in the league which are also two of the top 2A teams in the state.
MEEKER I First semester for the Meeker FFA Chapter really went off with a bang as we upgraded, renovated and decorated. We’ve made the whole place feel more like home and have been working harder than ever before.