Beverly J. Shaw was born on April 8, 1927, on the old Brown Ranch up Rifle Creek near Rifle, Colo., to Delbert William and Annie Lee (Moore) Johnson. She was the 10th child and the fifth daughter along with five sons. At the age of four, Beverly’s family moved to the Magor Ranch on Piceance […]
RBC I Colorado Parks and Wildlife held a meeting in Rangely on Feb. 1 to discuss the future of the thriving local bear population.
RANGELY I The Rangely School Board met Feb. 17 to discuss a possible mill levy override election, state-mandated graduation requirements, school dance dress codes and to hear several updates from Superintendent Matt Scoggins and other administrators.
Dear Editor: In response to the gathering of wild horses in the Western states. All animals, domestic or wild, have to be controlled in numbers that match the feed they consume or they will all starve to death.
Dear Editor: As an educator in the Meeker School District, I have been incredibly disappointed in the seemingly skewed reporting about the district for the past year. Once again I was dismayed with last week’s report about the school board’s public forum held Feb. 3.
Through my now-clear window, I see that I made a bit of a mistake these last two weeks while writing about a portion of downtown Meeker that has been targeted for inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places. In the two-part series I wrote, I included the “incorrect” facts that two buildings in downtown […]
Dear Editor: On the front page of the Feb. 5 Herald Times, I read a press release by the local BLM requesting comments on local wild horse gathers. Comments were to be submitted prior to Feb. 14 and cannot be kept private by the BLM. My comments will not make the short deadline and I […]
RBC I “Our greatest primary task is to put people to work.” — Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1933. Although sometimes considered the father of the American entitlement state, FDR understood that our sense of achievement and self-sufficiency comes from our work.
MEEKER I EDITOR’S NOTE: Last week we looked at the plan for the possible inclusion of part of downtown Meeker on the National Register of Historic places and the lack of forced restrictions on any property owner within the proposed district. This week, we look at the process, the grants and other funds available, the […]
RBC I Rio Blanco County Commissioner Shawn Bolton announced to the Rio Blanco Stockgrowers on Feb. 7 that the county is naming the indoor arena at the Rio Blanco County Fairgrounds the C.W. “Bill” Brennan Arena in honor of the late former county commissioner and Piceance Creek cattle producer.