Networking group will honor George

RBC I The next networking meeting of the Community Networking Group will be May 24 in the Weiss Conference Room on the Rangely campus of Colorado Northwestern Community College.

Obituary: Barbara Jean Cook

Barbara Cook

Barbara Jean Cook, 57, of Vernal passed away at her daughter’s home in Cypress, Texas, on Tuesday, May 10, 2016, from complications of a seizure.

Five Rangely athletes headed to state track meet this weekend

RANGELY I The Rangely High School Track and Field team had its last regular meet of the season on Saturday at Cedaredge. It was a meet with lots of new personal bests and some heartbreak as some athletes hoping to have one more meet weren’t able to qualify for state.

Obituary: Larry G. Cowling

Larry G. Cowling was born to Jennie and Earl Cowling on Aug. 21, 1937, in Aspen, Colo. He spent his childhood on his parent’s ranch on McClean Flats in Aspen and grew up enjoying hunting and fishing. Larry attended Woody Creek School and was graduated from Aspen High School in 1955. He then went to […]

Rio Blanco County Warranty Deeds


Ribbon cutting…


Trapper Mine can continue

RBC I U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) said on Friday that he welcomed the U.S. Interior Department’s Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) announcement that Trapper Mine’s environmental assessment is completed and development of the mine located near Craig can continue.

Obituary: Tomie Dale Dillashaw

Tomie Dillashaw

Tomie Dale Dillashaw was born to Thomas and Alice (Cummings) Dillashaw on Sept. 8, 1940, in Regina, N.M.

Obituary: David Fredericks

David Fredericks

David Eugene Fredericks passed away on Sunday, April 24, 2016, in Palm Springs Calif. He was born April 4, 1938, in Meeker, Colo. He was the son of Dr. and Mrs. M.A. Fredericks.

Lady Panthers…

Coach Paul Fortunato has recently started a competitive girls softball team in Rangely, the 10 and under Lady Panthers. The squad has been traveling around and playing in tournaments on top of playing in the Vernal league with our other two teams, the 12 and under and 8 and under teams. The 10U Lady Panthers went 2-4 this past weekend against incredible competition in Colorado Springs at the Wounded Warrior Classic. There are three more tournaments this summer, including a hometown tourney the weekend of June 10-11. Pictured from left to right, back row:  Miah Wren, Kastyn Dembowski, Kirsten Parks, Ryann Mergelman and Emma Smith. Front row, left to right: Ashlynn Ducey, Angelina Fortunato, Lexi Lebleu, Emma Winder, Miley Chism and Kaitlyn Cox.

Yampa, White drainage holds 224 percent of last year’s May 1 snow

RBC I For the first time during 2016, statewide snowpack improved over the previous month as opposed to the declines that have occurred each month since Jan. 1, including in the Yampa and White River Basin.

Obituary: Bluford Halcomb

Bluford Halcomb

Bluford Halcomb passed away in his sleep at the Eagle Crest Senior Home in Rangely, Colo., on May 2, 2016.