$500 grants available for youth summer creativity

RBC I As schools are now out for the summer, Youth Service America (YSA) is calling on kids to make this a Summer of Creativity.

County’s broadband project to begin soon

RBC I Within the next year, Rio Blanco County will begin construction on its prepared plans to greatly increase communication capabilities countywide through the installation of broadband Internet and potential cell phone services.

Rangely swimmers show marked improvement at meet in Craig

Colton Noel was one of the Rangely swimmers who took part in a swimming meet in Rangely during the weekend. Several members of the team did well, coach Torie Slagle said, and Noel was able to knock 49 seconds off his best times in the events.

RANGELY I Eighteen swimmers from the Rangely Hurricanes’ swim team competed in Craig on Saturday and Sunday with a total of 69 splashes total making for a successful weekend. For many of the swimmers the meet was a first, and the seasoned swimmers all took off time off their personal bests.

CPW: Leave young wildlife alone

RBC I Colorado Parks and Wildlife would like to remind residents that the coming of summer means newborn fawns and other little critters are showing up all over the state.

Leave local firewood at home when camping around the state

RBC | With summer approaching, many people will be packing up the tent and sleeping bags to enjoy all of Colorado’s great camping locations. As such, the Colorado Department of Agriculture reminds outdoor enthusiasts to leave their firewood at home.

State GOCO grants $350,000 for MHS track, football field

MEEKER I The Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) board of directors awarded a $350,000 grant to Meeker High School’s track/football field renovation project during a June 18 meeting. GOCO’s support will facilitate the endeavor—a partnership between the Eastern Rio Blanco Metropolitan Recreation and Park District (ERBM) and the Meeker School District. It validates ERBM’s $400,000 pledge […]

CNCC rodeo team all smiles after three make top 12 at nationals

RANGELY I CNCC Rodeo Coach Jed Moore had a smile on his face following the College National Finals in Casper, Wyo., this past weekend.

Rangely man is volunteer of the year for Colorado Cattlemen’s

RANGELY | Logan Hill of Rangely and Ginny Harrington of Carbondale will be named Volunteers of the Year by the Colorado Cattlemen’s Association.

MSD board names Kindler as AD; budget OK’d; grant funds sought

MEEKER I It was a busy night as Meeker Schools Superintendent Mark Meyer started the June 16 meeting of the Board of Education (BOE) with a review of the agenda, with the request that the scheduled executive session be eliminated as it wasn’t needed.

Meeker Youth Fishing Day Saturday at Circle Park

MEEKER | The annual Youth Fishing Day will be held in Meeker on Saturday at Circle Park, which is across the bridge from Meeker Town Park.

Denver man dies in Green River rafting accident

DINOSAUR I The Moffat County Coroner’s office released the name of a 34-year-old man from Denver who perished in a weekend rafting accident on the Green River in Dinosaur National Monument.

MHS principal resigns new assignment

MEEKER I After rumors had been circulating in the community since late last week, new Meeker Superintendent of Schools Chris Selle emailed the high school staff on Monday to inform them Kelly Boren, who was hired as the new Meeker High School principal by Selle and the Meeker Board of Education (BOE) on May 5, […]