After a one year hiatus, the ERBM Recreation and Parks District sponsored the Benefit Cribbage tournament and 15 players gathered at Mountain Valley Bank to play, with proceeds benefiting HopeWest. ERBM representatives Katie Day and Maddie Arnold (right) present 2016 champion Jeri Gilchrist with a cribbage board made by MHS student Trapper Merrifield, from a […]
The first week of January saw Meeker 4-H Program Coordinator Carley Smith visit Kay Bivens’ library class demonstrating STEM (Science. Technology, Engineering and Math) activities to first through fifth graders. The theme for this week’s presentation was engineering, focusing on building model ski jumps.
RBC I Twenty-eight youths participated in the 2016 Denver Nuggets Skills Challenge on Jan. 23 in Meeker. Hosted by the ERBM Recreation and Park District, the event featured a basketball skills competition in dribbling, passing and shooting. Youth ages 7-14 competed for the chance to advance to the sectionals in Grand Junction on Feb. 21, […]
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 […]
Dear Editor: This is an open letter to Bob Amick of Meeker: Thank you for writing our office to share your thoughts on the resolution passed by the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission (PWC) on Jan. 13, 2016, regarding wolves in our state. Interest in wolves remains high in Colorado and the PWC resolution has […]
RBC I On Jan. 22, as “Snowzilla” was about to hit Washington D.C. and much of the East Coast, Secretary of Interior Sally Jewell announced much-anticipated rules on emissions from oil and gas production on Bureau of Land Management-administered leases.
RBC I Last week, the Herald Times reviewed the aspects of the Better City consulting “Phase IV— Recommended Action Plan” affecting Rangely and Meeker. The plan has one additional element aimed at the county as a whole—the Wolf Creek Reservoir project.
Dear Editor: We would like to thank the following persons and businesses for their compassion and support during our mom’s final days. Thanks to: Rhonda and Kim with Rangely Home Health; Drs. Abbie and Aguirre at Rangely District Hospital; Pastor Jasper Wiston; Amorrette Hawkins; Jerry Blankenship; Jake at Ashley Valley Funeral Home; and Chris and […]
RBC I Colorado has been something of a pioneer in terms of tracking health risks related to oil and gas production. In 2010, it was the “first in the nation to perform a detailed study” known as a “health impact assessment” on proposed natural gas development.
RANGELY I The Rangely High School boys’ basketball team had an exciting week last week, winning two of three of their games, building momentum going into another big weekend.
RBC I Hosted by the Rio Blanco County Farm Bureau, Colorado Farm Bureau Vice President Carlyle Currier of Molina (Mesa County) discussed on Jan. 26 the development and implications of the recently finalized State Water Plan. Currier was introduced to the attendees at the Mountain Valley Bank community room by county Farm Bureau President J.D. […]
Dear Editor: This is an open letter from the Colorado state school superintendents requesting adequate school funding from the Colorado State Legislature.
Sixth Grade – First Quarter Straight A: Jacob Dodd, Chloe Goshe, Adelynn Halcomb, Aspen Low, Keihlin Myers, Rayna Robertson, Mary Scoggins and Ammie Vaughn. “B” Honor Roll: Nevaeh Bland, Brent Cantrell, Tanya Fraijo, Alexis Hopson, Madison Lance, Shauna Lapp, Tiana Lucas, Katelyn Miears, Norrah Patch, Dontea Pearce, Angalina Peck, Timothy Scoggins, Aliyah Suathojame, Wyatt Tull, […]