Range Call parade winners

MEEKER I The sponsoring Meeker Chamber of Commerce has announced the winners of the trophies won as part of the Range Call Parade.

Dinosaur National Monument adds activities for the summer season

DINO I Park rangers at Dinosaur National Monument offer a variety of public programs from guided hikes and campground evening programs to the very popular Junior Ranger Program. This summer, several popular activities from last year have returned and several new ranger-led programs have been added to the schedule, including programs that highlight the diversity […]

Letter to the Editor: Town of Meeker clean-up too tough on some residents

Dear Editor: Last week, some friends of ours received a notice in their mailbox from the Town of Meeker. The notice threatened them with a $1,000 fine and/or 30 days in jail if they did not cut their grass within the next 15 days.

Deadline near for women, youth hunters

RBC I Colorado Parks and Wildlife is reminding women and youth interested in learning how to hunt big or small game – including deer, elk, pronghorn, upland birds or waterfowl – that the deadline to participate in the agency’s Hunter Outreach Program is Aug. 1 before 5 p.m.


Udall: Divisions still exist on future of Dinosaur National Monument

RBC I U.S. Sen. Mark Udall, chairman of the U.S. Senate National Parks Subcommittee, said the results of a recent public comment period about a proposal to redesignate the Colorado National Monument as a national park show the need for continued community dialogue.

RHS alumnae on McPherson College honor roll

RBC I Victoria Phelan of Rangely, a junior at McPherson College in McPherson, Kan., has been named to the honorable mention honor roll for the fall 2013 term. Students earning a grade-point average from 3.25 to 3.54 are named to the honorable mention list.

Letter to the Editor: Vandiver wants Meeker to continue fluoridation

Dear Editor: This is open letter to the Meeker Town Board and the citizens of Meeker on fluoridation. Don’t be tricked by the half-truths and misleading statements about fluoridation in community water systems. Fluoridation is supported by every national and international health care or scientific organization.

CPW to open new archery range in Craig; fishing event also scheduled

RBC I Colorado Parks and Wildlife, in cooperation with the Northwest Colorado Outfitters Association, Yampa Valley Chapter of Safari Club International, Brothers Meats and the Wyman Museum, invites families to celebrate the official opening of the new archery range by attending a family “Cast and Twang” seminar on Saturday.

Obituary: Rayola Lee Boren Rust

Rayola Rust

Rayola returned home to her Heavenly Father on July 5, 2014. She continually taught us by her example to love others unconditionally, to always see the best in others, to work hard and to endure to the end without complaint. We will love and cherish her forever.

ERBM: Appreciation Day set for Saturday

MEEKER I Nearly a full day of activities sponsored by the Eastern Rio Blanco Metropolitan Recreation and Parks District (ERBM) is on slate Saturday in Meeker on the courthouse lawn, complete with a concert at noon.

RBC Fair starts July 25

RBC I The Rio Blanco County Fair will take place July 25 through Aug. 2 at the Rio Blanco County Fairgrounds in Meeker, and the fair should be filled with fun events for the entire family.

Fair will offer wide variety of equestrian events; Monday deadline to enter

RBC I Rio Blanco County Fair will play host to many equine events July 25-26 in the main arena at the Rio Blanco County Fairgrounds in Meeker. Cowboys and cowgirls can enter in the team roping, horse show and all-around competition throughout the event. All equine entries are due Monday to the CSU Extension Office […]