Obituary: Kleo Kay Goforth

Kleo Goforth

Kleo Kay Goforth, aged 75, died peacefully on the morning of Aug. 4, 2015, at her home in Mesquite, Nev. after a long battle with cancer.

Rangely student graduates from basic training

RANGELY I Army National Guard Pvt. Daniel J. Connor has been graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

Free state park entry for veterans in August

RBC I Colorado Parks and Wildlife offers free park entrance to active-duty military and veterans during the month of August as a result of House Bill 15-1045, signed into law May 27, 2015.



Public input requested on latest draft of Colorado water plan

RBC I Are you concerned about how Colorado will balance the water needs for agriculture, urban demands and our environment in coming decades?

Centennial of Dinosaur National Monument starts with Night Watch

July visitation numbers for Dinosaur National Monument show a 20 percent increase for the July 2014 figures. Except for a slight dip in May, the first seven months of 2015 have shown increases in visitation. As of July 30, recreational visits tallied a total of 183,048, which is a 15.2 increase over the same time period in 2014.

RBC I To paraphrase paleontologist Earl Douglass, August in Dinosaur provides beautiful sights, day or night. Monument staff and community partners are offering a variety of Dark Sky & Dinosaur Discovery-themed events in August as part of the Dinosaur Centennial.

Rio Blanco County Fair Results (Part 2)

(Results are continued from last week’s paper.) Exhibitor Name, Class and Class Description, Place Katelyn Brown, 002 – MARKET SWINE, 5 Nevaeh Bland, 002 – MARKET SWINE, 5 Rylee Wagner, 002 – MARKET SWINE, 5 Spencer Gates, 002 – MARKET SWINE, 5 Tristan Hall, 002 – MARKET SWINE, 5 Troy Allred, 002 – MARKET SWINE, […]

Birth: Kinslee Brooklyn Cook

Nicholas and Lindsey Cook are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Kinslee Brooklyn Cook, at 11:55 a.m. on July 8, 2015. Kinslee weighed 9 pounds, 12 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long. The baby’s maternal grandmother is Roxy Taylor of Meeker. Maternal great-grandparents are Bob and Ruby Crawford of Grand Junction. Paternal grandparents are Mike and Lisa Cook of Meeker. The paternal great-grandparents are Melvin and Joann Barley of Meeker and Leota Cook of Meeker. Among her loving family, Kinslee was welcomed home by her loving big sister, Aubree Sofia Cook.

Make sure students are vaccinated

RBC I Before the new school year begins, make sure your children have the protection they need. Colorado students are required to have a number of immunizations for school attendance. Children, from preschoolers to middle schoolers to college students, need vaccines.

Colorado Water Plan: End to big diversions?

RBC I Underneath the surface of Colorado’s new water plan is an unspoken acknowledgment: the days of moving large amounts of water up and over the Rockies are probably done.

Rio Blanco on Patrol: Aug. 3-10

RBC I The following information is a weekly review of the calls for service reported to the Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office from 7 a.m. Aug. 3 through 7 a.m. Aug. 10.

Rangely Poker Run…

On Saturday the ESA’s second annual poker run raised funds for St. Jude’s Children Cancer Research Hospital as well as local community projects. The poker run was the idea of Millie Archuleta and Gloria Anderson. Scott Anderson had the winning poker hand and won $70 for his efforts.

RBC Sheriff’s Office has free app for residents

RBC I Rio Blanco County Sheriff Anthony Mazzola has released a free mobile application to connect with residents of Rio Blanco County through their smartphones and tablets. The new app allows the Rio Blanco Communications Center to quickly disseminate emergency alerts and post news about missing persons, traffic delays and weekly crime reports. In the […]