Sonja Hefton Peterson died peacefully at home on April 29, 2015, in Glendale, Ariz., at the age of 43.
Dear Editor: I would just like to take a second to clarify some of the confusion surrounding the Meeker Range Call celebration and the move to Ute Park for some of the attractions.
RBC I The next Meeker Business Leaders’ Luncheon will be held May 21 at the Mexican House restaurant on Market Street from 1 to 2 p.m.
MEEKER I At its May 5 meeting, the big ticket items for the Meeker Board of Education (BOE) were the hiring of a new high school principal and filling the vacant academic coordinator position.
RANGELY I The Rangely High School track teams braved lousy weather this past weekend at the Tiger Invitational in Grand Junction on Friday and Saturday, the last chance for the athletes to turn in times or heights to qualify for state.
MEEKER | Jeff Hemingson, the director of Choral and Instrumental Music at Meeker High School and Barone Middle School, announced Tuesday that the spring combined choir and band concert will be held May 18 at 6:30 p.m. at the Meeker High School auditorium.
RBC I Members of the Rio Blanco County 4-H Livestock Judging Team have four contests under their belts midway through this season, and team members fared very well at the Four Corners Ag Expo in Cortez, Colo.
DINOSAUR I A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 250,624 visitors to Dinosaur National Monument in 2014 spent $14,298,400 in communities near the monument. That spending supported 194 jobs in the local area and had a cumulative benefit to the local economy of $16,059,100.
Dear Editor: April 26 started with a rainy and gloomy morning, but that did not stop the fourth annual CNCC Softball Golf Fundraising Tournament at Cedar Ridges Golf Course in Rangely with 15 teams.
RBC I Nicholaus J. Rodgers, 32, of Medford, Ore., one of a group of outfitters working out of Mack, Colo., located just south of Rio Blanco County, who was involved in an extensive lion and bobcat poaching scheme in western Colorado and eastern Utah, has received his sentence in U.S. District Court in Denver.
Dear Editor: Sportsmen’s groups are deeply concerned that a motion to strike a rider added to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which will delay the September 2015 listing decision for sage-grouse by 10 years, has been defeated. The rider, introduced by Utah Representative Rob Bishop, is non-germane to the rest of the Act, and […]