Boating season begins; boaters reminded of responsibilities

RBC I Boating season has begun across the state, and Colorado Parks and Wildlife is reminding everyone heading to their favorite lakes or reservoirs to be safe this year. Following the state’s boating laws can not only help prevent deaths and injuries, it will help stop the spread of aquatic nuisance species, a serious threat […]

Meeker student selected to Phi Beta Kappa

WYOMING I America’s original scholastic honor society, Phi Beta Kappa (PBK), has selected 33 new members at the University of Wyoming, based upon their demonstrated excellence in the liberal arts and sciences.

RBC livestock judging team wins another title

RBC I The Rio Blanco County 4-H Livestock Judging Team competed at the 33rd annual Adams County Livestock Judging Extravaganza in Brighton, Colo., on Saturday, and the Junior 4-H team once again won the overall team title.

CNCC rodeo team sending several to nationals

RANGELY I The 2013-2014 Rocky Mountain Region regular season has come to a close for the Colorado Northwestern Community College Spartans Rodeo Team.

CLUB 20 to be in Meeker on Tuesday

MEEKER I On Tuesday at 9 a.m. at Kilowatt Korner, CLUB 20 will be in Meeker to provide a presentation by their director on several issues relevant to Meeker, Rangely and Rio Blanco County.

3 Meeker DI teams on way to Globals

MEEKER I Six Meeker Destination Imagination teams traveled to Denver last weekend to compete in the Colorado State Destination Imagination Tournament against 20 to 25 other teams and three teams advanced to the DI Global Tournament in Knoxville, Tenn., in May.

Tipton, others seek transparency in species act

RBC I During a House Natural Resources Committee hearing last week, U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton (R-CO) underscored that federal agencies’ refusal to disclose scientific data used in the Endangered Species Act (ESA) listing process raises questions on the validity of the data and undermines species preservation efforts.

Death Notice: Dick Green

William Richard “Dick” Green, 88, of Montrose died Jan. 7, 2014, at San Juan Living Center in Montrose, Colo. A memorial service with military honors will be held on Thursday, April 24, 2014, at 1 p.m. at the Veterans Memorial Park cemetery of Western Colorado in Grand Junction, Colo. Arrangements are under the direction of […]

Rangely Hospital Board vote set for May 6

RANGELY I Rangely District Hospital will hold an election on May 6 between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. to elect two candidates to the hospital board of directors. The polling place for the election is Rangely Town Hall at 209 E. Main St.

Rangely health fair…


Rangely resident Dave Miller says hello to physical therapist Nicole Danielson at the Rangely Community Health Fair on Saturday morning. Approximately 370 people had blood test screenings done during pre-draws held last month or at Saturday’s event.

9Health Fair scheduled Saturday from 7 to 11 a.m.

MEEKER I The annual 9Health Fair, where you can have a number of physical tests taken for free or greatly reduced cost, will be held Saturday morning at Meeker Elementary School.

Rangely District Hospital meet and greet…


An informal “meet and greet” reception was held in early April to introduce new members of the Rangely District Hospital Board staff.