The wildlife was out in the open on Sunday afternoon enjoying the warming sun and light breeze as spring is slowly making its presence known. This doe was part of a group of four mule deer does along County Road 8 only about 10 miles east of town. This was one of many groups of […]
What an election day Tuesday was! Two town elections with 15 candidates seeking a total of six seats on the town councils in Rangely and Meeker. Each town had three open seats, but Rangely had 10 candidates seeking election and Meeker had five candidates seeking three seats. It is good to see several candidates on […]
I sat with silent happiness and listened to the five candidates who make up the list of folks running for the Meeker Town Board. The Meeker Chamber of Commerce-sponsored event, while unfortunately only drawing about 25 persons who weren’t candidates, was an uplifting event in which each of the candidates clearly looked out their windows […]
RBC I After three months of watching Rio Blanco County’s unemployment rate rise, January’s numbers showed a significant .40 percent drop.
RBC I After more than a year of falling unemployment rates, Rio Blanco County’s jobless rate jumped for the third straight month, rising to 5.1 percent in December.
An early spring has broke out in calves—numerous calves—all around Rio Blanco County, but notably on this ranch west of Meeker. Calves can be seen running after mom, playing with each other and still being born, hopefully safe from a winter that could still pop its head up before spring really arrives.
All 55 delegates, a couple alternates, a few outside politicians and spectators were present Saturday afternoon as Rio Blanco County Republicans gathered in the Colorado Room of the Weiss Activities Center on the Colorado Northwestern Community College campus in Rangely for the county GOP Assembly, where delegates determine who is on the county ballot and […]