WRBM Dance Recital…

The Western Rio Blanco Metropolitan Recreation and Park District held its spring dance recital Saturday night at the Rangely Junior-Senior High School auditorium, where 40 girls aged 3 and older demonstrated ballet, hip-hop, lyrical, prop and military dance styles. Director Natalie Kurrasch said the district’s dance program continues to grow, spurring the creation of new classes and training. The next session will begin in August.

Kobald poster captures cattledog persona

Meeker artist John Kobald designed this poster for the inaugural Meeker Classic Cattledog Trial coming up on Sunday, June 7.
Kobald has donated the original pastel artwork to the Meeker Classic Cattledog Trial and asked that it be given to one of the event sponsors. A drawing for the winner will be held during the June 7 trial. 
The poster will be available for sale locally at Wendll’s.

MEEKER I Long known for their sense of community, the residents of Meeker and Rio Blanco County have again stepped up to the plate. Many have come together to make the inaugural Meeker Classic Cattledog Trial representative of the cooperative spirit and heritage that surrounds this community.

Meeker 5th Graders…

The fifth graders at Meeker Elementary School impressed those in attendance during Aprils’s Night at the MES Museum, when the students transformed into someone famous —from the 1400s and Joan of Arc to 1968 and astronaut Neil Armstrong. The students did a great job portraying the famous people they had studied. In addition to their famous person debuts, the fifth graders also collected coins to be donated to the Meeker Relay for Life Team. The community’s museum donations added up to $265.


Benjamin Chase

Myron and Bernice Chase, was graduated from Cuba (N.M) High School on Saturday, May 16.

Death Notice: Fred Hahn

Memorial services for Fred Hahn will be held at 1 p.m. on Sunday, May 24, 2015, at The Freeman E. Fairfield Center in downtown Meeker.

Summer rules for forest travel begin today

RBC I “Summer” officially arrives on the White River National Forest today.

Free movie tonight in Meeker

MEEKER I The Eastern Rio Blanco Metropolitan Recreation and Park District in Meeker is hosting a free movie tonight at the 4-H Community Center at the Rio Blanco County Fairgrounds.

Both high schools hold commencement this weekend

RBC I This will be a busy weekend for high school graduations in Rio Blanco County as 38 students will be graduated from Meeker High School on Saturday morning and 29 Rangely High School graduates will receive their diplomas on Sunday afternoon.

Classifieds: May 21, 2015

Ads for 05/21/15 ANNOUNCEMENTS ATV, Boat and Snowmobile Owners! You can now renew your Colorado OHV registrations online at: www.parks.state.co.us The Rio Blanco Herald Times accepts all major credit cards. You can fax your classified ad or subscription to (970)878-4016 or email to: debbiew@theheraldtimes.com RIO BLANCO Masonic Lodge #80 meets 2nd and 4th Thursday, 7:00 […]

Guest Opinion: Pine beetles not a major cause of tree deaths, fires

RBC I Years ago, some good friends of mine bought a house outside of Fort Collins, Colo. An army of dry, red-needled trees—casualties of a massive mountain pine beetle infestation—surrounded their property. To me, the landscape looked ripe for a wildfire.

Cub Scouts…

On April 28, three members of Rangely Cub Scout Pack 191 were presented with the Arrow of Light award, the highest award given out in Cub Scouts. The three Rangely winners were Corbin Lucero, Wyatt Zufelt and Keihlin Myers.

Rio Blanco County On Patrol: April 6-13

RBC I This is the weekly law enforcement review of calls going through the Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Dispatch Center. The following information is a weekly review of the calls for service that were reported to the Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office. If you have any questions or would like an explanation of the call […]