Update on new Rio Blanco County dam

RBC I The Rio Blanco Water Conservancy District held a public meeting Dec. 2 to discuss the feasibility study for a new water storage facility within Rio Blanco County along the White River.

Final EIS sets rules for oil, gas exploration in White River Nat’l Forest

RBC I White River National Forest Supervisor Scott Fitzwilliams announced on Tuesday the release of the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) and Draft Record of Decision (ROD) for future oil and gas leasing on the Forest.

CPW seeks public help after 3 more elk poached

RBC I Colorado Parks and Wildlife is investigating three additional incidents of illegally killed bull elk in high-quality hunting units in Northwest Colorado, adding to three high-quality bulls illegally killed in Game Management Unit 10 in early November, near the town of Dinosaur.



Fossil removed from site after damage

DINOSAUR I Dr. Brooks Britt from Brigham Young University (BYU) removed the remaining portion of a juvenile sauropod humerus that was vandalized in early September on Dec. 2.

EPA issues operation permit for Bonanza plant production

RBC I Last week, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a Title V permit allowing Deseret Power Electric Cooperative’s (DPEC’s) Bonanza power plant to continue operating under existing emissions control requirements. The final permit will go into effect Jan. 7, 2015.

From My Window… Weekend jaunt brought tears, laughter, importance of family

It was bright, sparkly and fun-filled as I looked out my window over the weekend. Colored lights and reindeer and marching bands and teary-eyed adults were everywhere to be found.

Author shares suggestions for dealing with dementia patients during holidays

RBC I Whether it’s Mom, Dad, Grandma or Grandpa—or your spouse—the “holiday quarter” can present special challenges for families with a loved one suffering from dementia.

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Veterans…

phRGVeterans lined up at MES

Parkview Elementary School students in Rangely invited veterans to their weekly assembly on Nov. 10 in honor of last week’s Veterans Day celebrations. Students introduced the individuals they invited, followed by veterans naming their branch, how long they served and duties performed during their tenure. Military members from World War II to those currently in […]

MHS junior nominated for D.C. conference

Faith Patterson

MEEKER I Faith Patterson, a junior at Meeker High School, has been nominated to attend the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 14-16.

Three Rangely students get scholarships

RANGELY I Three Rangely students received merit scholarships to attend Fort Lewis College for the Fall 2014 semester.

Home schooling on the rise in Rangely, matches national trend

RANGELY I During the last decade, the number of home-schooled students has been steadily increasing nationally and in Rangely.