RBC I As the summer progresses, the unemployment rate in Rio Blanco County continues to lower with the outlook improving. In May, Rio Blanco had the second-highest unemployment rate in Colorado’s 64 counties while in June that figure improved to the No. 61 county in the state and in July it rose to the No. […]
The window has gone dark. As you read this today, be assured that it is not just a dream that I am no longer editor at the Rio Blanco Herald Times. No. I didn’t quit, and no, I didn’t get fired. Publisher Mitch Bettis and his wife, Meg, have sold the Herald Times to former […]
Took a drive up to and past Trappers Lake on Sunday and chose a gorgeous day to do so. The skies were clear and blue, the forests were dark green and the higher one got, the more colorful the native wildflowers became.
RBC I Rio Blanco County is one of 14 counties in Colorado that have at least one confirmed case of the West Nile virus.
We are now moving toward the end of summer. School is starting, the nights are a bit cooler, signs are already up welcoming the hunters, who will be dropping into Rio Blanco County before August is over for the archery/muzzleloader seasons, the water in the White River is now low enough to fish in most […]
The 2016 edition of the Rio Blanco County Fair is over. That is a mixed blessing because the event is fun to cover, but not a lot of fun to follow up on.