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 […]

Free Piceance Basin tour set

RBC I The White River and Douglas Creek Natural Resource Districts will be hosting a Piceance Basin national resource tour on Aug. 13, open to the public.

Slide show of Belize trip tonight

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MEEKER I The Meeker High School students who participated in the Belize Dolphin Ecology Project will host a public slide show of their expedition this evening. The students will be present for the show, which will held at 6:30 p.m. at the Meeker Library. Scrumptious desserts will also be on

Cook-off winners…

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The five cooks who competed against each other in this year’s Rangely Fourth of July Rib Cook-off said it wasn’t about winning; it was just about having good food. The cook-off started at 10 a.m. and, just after 5 p.m., the answer was known as to who made the best

6 limited, special access archery hunts in Grand Valley

RBC I Colorado Parks and Wildlife, the Bureau of Reclamation and the Western Colorado Wildlife Habitat Association are sponsoring six, limited, special access archery hunts in the Grand Valley this fall.

Letter to the Editor: Thanks for love and support during illness

Dear Editor: We would like to send a heartfelt thank you to everyone who showed us unconditional love and support while our family went through Althea’s illness. Your thoughts, prayers and well-wishes helped ease the burden.

Gals of summer…

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The Meeker girls’ 10-and-under fast pitch softball team plays in a league tournament July 19 in Parachute.

Woodruff joins majority in rejecting ICE’s retainees

RBC I More than half of Colorado’s 64 sheriffs, including Rio Blanco County Sheriff Si Woodruff, have confirmed to the ACLU of Colorado that they no longer detain people past their release at the request of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

Third Wagon Wheel OHV Rendezvous held July 17-20

MEEKER I The third annual Wagon Wheel OHV Rendezvous will be held in Meeker July 17-20. The rendezvous would be a great time to bring your friends and family and enjoy 250-plus miles of Wagon Wheel Trails, live music, food, giveaways and the best ATV/UTV riding Colorado has to offer.

Letter to the Editor: PMC board excited about expanded care

Dear Editor: I am really excited about the expanded care that will be offered at the new Pioneers Medical Center. Of course, all of the current services offered at the Meeker Family Health Center, the Pioneers Hospital and the Walbridge Wing will be available at the new facility. But even