Letter: Meeker Classic board thanks volunteers, friends

Dear Editor: At the close of the 30th annual Meeker Classic Sheepdog Trials, we are again reminded of the extraordinary qualities of this community and why it’s such a special place to call home. What a showcase of volunteerism, community and friendship! Handlers, vendors and visitors to the Meeker Classic marvel at how the community […]

Panther varsity volleyball wins in three sets at Plateau Valley

The lady Panthers traveled to Plateau Valley Friday. The White team played well for their first match. First set was close, with the girls losing 25-27, but coming back in the second set 25-16 to take it to a third set. The third set ended with Plateau Valley coming out on top 15-10. The White […]

Rangely Chamber starts ‘rocked’ group

The Rangely Chamber wants to “rock” your day and bring a smile to your face. “Many of us love Rangely and the people who call Rangely home, and right now it seems like that all of us could use a big dose of encouragement,” said chamber member Sandy Payne. That is what the chamber is […]

50th Anniversary …

Almost 60 friends and family members gathered in the Mountain Valley Bank community room on Sept. 3, 2016, for a surprise 50th wedding anniversary party for Art and Lila Cox of Meeker. Their actual anniversary will be celebrated Oct. 18, so the surprise party was a complete success. Photo by Dominick Cardile

Federal civil suit filed against Meeker Housing Authority

Meeker I A federal civil suit was filed in U.S. District Court in Denver on Tuesday against the Meeker Housing Authority (MHA). Three disabled residents of a subsidized housing complex in Meeker claim recently changed MHA rules prohibiting companion service animals are a violation of their civil rights.

Youth football …

The Rangely Youth Football team will host Union Grey in a home game this Saturday at Rangely High School, 234 Jones Ave. The third/fourth grade team will play at 10 a.m. and the fifth/sixth grade team will play at noon.

One Craig Station power plant to be retired in 2025

RBC I The owners of the Craig Station power plant, including PacifiCorp, Platte River Power Authority, Salt River Project, Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association and Public Service Company of Colorado, a subsidiary of Xcel Energy, have reached an agreement with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, WildEarth Guardians and […]

Mystery Plane …

Rio Blanco Water Conservancy District Manager Alden VandenBrink had an unusual telephone request a few weeks ago from a pilot wondering if there were any restrictions on Kenney Reservoir for landing a seaplane. The caller said he had business to do in Rangely. VandenBrink told him there were no restrictions in place, and shortly thereafter […]

69th Anniversary …

Family and friends want to wish Bob and Phyllis Fairchild a happy 69th anniversary. They were married Sept. 17, 1947, in Hutchison, Kan. In the years that followed they moved to Rangely, Colo., raised their two sons, Rob and Bryan, who went on to marry their two awesome daughters-in-law and are now blessed with five […]

Meeker JV Volleyball…

RBC Warranty Deeds ~ August 2016

SELLER: ALL ENERGY RECOVERY ORGANIZATION LLC BUYER: NICK AND PATRICIA MOSCHETTI DESCRIPTION: CEDAR RIDGE BUSINESS PARK SUBDIVISION 225046 7 4 0 205 COAL ROAD TRANSACTION PRICE: $246,900.00 SELLER: MERVIN AND JOAN JOHNSON BUYER: LANCE AND LAURIE DEMENT DESCRIPTION: TOWN OF MEEKER 11, 12 28 0 117 6TH STREET TRANSACTION PRICE: $100,000.00 SELLER: VEDA L. MULLER […]

Guest Editorial: Hickenlooper seems determined to kill coal jobs

RBC I Governor John Hickenlooper reportedly is contemplating executive orders that could cost thousands of Coloradans their jobs, and drive future energy bills through the roof, all without the approval of the people or their representatives in the Statehouse. Hickenlooper likes to highlight job creation as a pillar of his “legacy.” Yet he mysteriously has […]