RBC I The National Association of Counties (NACo) last week announced the next phase in an effort to assist counties and regions that have experienced economic challenges related to the coal industry, and Rio Blanco County will have a team involved.
My windows were pretty clear over the weekend, and off-highway vehicles (OHVs) could be seen visiting all parts of Rio Blanco County from the mountains to the east of Meeker to the areas north and south of Rangely—toward Grand Junction and Piceance Creek to the south and up toward Dinosaur to the north.
One Person’s Opinion: Hillary Clinton likely to charge new fees when it comes to fossil fuels extraction
RBC I During her official launch speech, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton tossed out a big clue about the direction she would take the country’s climate change policy. If elected, she vowed, she would seek to make the United States a “clean energy superpower” and pay for the transition in part with “additional fees and […]
RBC I 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 types listed please make a comment on this posting. We will not release any information as to the […]
RBC I The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment reports there have been 11 human cases of tularemia in Colorado since May of this year. Sixteen human cases were reported in all of 2014, the second highest number of cases in Colorado since 1983, when there were 20 cases. The previous average was fewer […]
Dear Editor: My family and I feel blessed to be here in Meeker, Colo. This little town has so many things that a family would want to be a part of. But…
RBC I As the controversy over the future of the ColoWyo Coal Mine heats up, an unlikely commodity has been pulled into the debate—beer.