For four days, Meeker to play host to annual OHV rendezvous

Meeker will be a mecca for operators of off-highway vehicles beginning today with the 2016 Wagon Wheel OHV Rendezvous sponsored by the Meeker Chamber of Commerce and Rio Blanco County. This will be the fifth annual rendezvous, and is expected to have the highest participation.

RBC I Meeker will be buzzing with off-highway-vehicle activity this week as Meeker hosts the 2016 Wagon Wheel OHV Rendezvous sponsored by the Meeker Chamber of Commerce and Rio Blanco County. Riders from across the United States will be attending the Fifth Annual Wagon Wheel OHV Rendezvous in Meeker from today through Sunday with base […]

3-on-3 basketball winners named

The team WSH, with members, left to right, Brandon Sanders, Helaman Haynie, Parker Haynie and Gannon Walser captured first place in the Main Street Madness 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament during Range Call.

RBC I There were 20 teams competing in the annual Main Street Madness 3-on-3 basketball tournament this year. The winners are:

BLM OKs overburden storage at coal mine north of Meeker

MEEKER I The Bureau of Land Management Northwest District signed a Finding of No Significant Impact and a Decision Record on Friday, approving a coal lease modification to allow Colowyo Coal to store rock and soil overburden at a coal mine north of Meeker.

WREA tree program to start in July

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MEEKER I White River Electric Association Inc. will begin its annual tree maintenance program in early July and it will last through mid-September.

ERBM to host Summer Jam cage clinic

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MEEKER I The Eastern Rio Blanco Metropolitan Recreation and Park District will host the Meeker High School Summer Jam Basketball Clinic on July 13, from 9 to 11 a.m. at the MHS gym.

Tipton: Coal program under fire

RBC I U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton (CO-03) submitted remarks to the U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) during a listening session on the administration’s review of the federal coal program on June 23. The DOI has launched a comprehensive review of the federal coal program to identify and consider potential reforms.

Tipton: Coal program under fire

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RBC I U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton (CO-03) submitted remarks to the U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) during a listening session on the administration’s review of the federal coal program on June 23. The DOI has launched a comprehensive review of the federal coal program to identify and consider potential reforms.

Local hunters and anglers sought for Grand Junction roundtable on July 13

RBC I Colorado Parks and Wildlife urges hunters and anglers or anyone who wants their voice heard regarding wildlife issues to attend the next NW Region Sportsmen’s Roundtable caucus, to be held in Grand Junction on July 13 at Colorado Mesa University, Meyer Ballroom in the University Center, 1455 North 12th St.

Commercialization of our national parks could be a bad move

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RBC I When I was a child, I remember passing through any number of national park entrance stations in our family station wagon. I remember the historic stone kiosks where the rangers greeted us and my excitement as we began the slow drive toward the greatest wonders of nature. Visiting a national park felt a […]

Range Call: Four days of fun, games, music, celebration

RBCHS to honor Meeker Fire Dept.

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MEEKER I The Rio Blanco County Historical Society is inviting everyone to help celebrate the history of the Meeker Fire Department on Sunday.

Range Call CPRA rodeo…

Competing in a mud-packed arena after Friday night and Saturday night downpours, Ellie Anderson of Meeker took part in the Colorado Professional Rodeo Association-sanctioned rodeo at the Rio Blanco County Fairgrounds on Sunday evening. The stands had a good crowd on hand for the rodeo and all other events during the four-day Range Call Celebration.