Where do your property taxes go?

April 11, 2019 Niki Turner 0

RBC | In a few weeks Rio Blanco County property owners will receive updated “Notice of Valuation” postcards from the county assessor’s office. Those valuations—based on a complex formula of local real estate sale prices […]


County Beat: April 4, 2019

April 7, 2019 Niki Turner 0

RBC | As winter weather wraps up, plans to complete the county broadband project are in high gear. During a work session with county commissioners Monday, April 1, Rio Blanco County Communications Director Cody Crooks […]


Q&A with author Diane Les Becquets

March 2, 2019 Niki Turner 0

MEEKER | Diane Les Becquets, a former professor of English and MFA director, is an avid outdoorswoman, enjoying backpacking off the grid, snowshoeing, archery, and swimming. A native of Nashville, she spent almost 14 years […]


Editor’s Column: Strawgate

March 2, 2019 Niki Turner 0

As long as the clock is ticking, the pendulum swings from one extreme to the other. Politics are no exception. Whichever side takes power, there’s a reaction from the other side. It’s almost always a […]


County Beat: Feb. 14, 2019

February 17, 2019 Niki Turner 0

RBC | During work sessions Monday the Rio Blanco County Board of Commissioners discussed pending legislation that could potentially impact closed landfills in the county. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is pressing for […]


Smokey Bear turns 75

February 6, 2019 Niki Turner 0

MEEKER | Smokey Bear, the iconic character who has represented the U.S. Forest Service and fire safety for several generations, turns 75 this year. To celebrate, the U.S. Forest Service is conducing a nationwide tour highlighting […]

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