WREA announces rebate on customers’ Nov. bill

MEEKER I ‘Tis the season for giving, and White River Electric Association, Inc., is giving back with a power rebate, which will appear as a bill credit on members’ November bills, which will arrive in the mail the first week of December.

40 years of Rangely Bazaar…


On Sunday, the ladies of the Epsilon Chi chapter of Epsilon Sigma Alpha in Rangely held a successful annual Holiday Bazaar. The event, which has run for more than 40 years, raised $2,000 this year. The funds will benefit St. Jude’s Children’s Cancer Research Hospital, and the chapter does several other projects for Rangely residents, […]

More questions and answers on county’s broadband project

RBC I Recent questions regarding the new Rio Blanco Broadband fiber optic telecommunications services for residential and business locations have been expressed in the Herald Times with everyone wanting to know the details of this project. The following “frequently asked questions” are offered in an effort to address those and other questions that may be […]

WREA looks to develop solar garden at MHS

MEEKER I White River Electric Association, Inc., is pleased to announce that it is in the final stages of developing the WREA Meeker Solar Garden. Increased efficiencies in solar technology and declining construction costs made this an opportune time for WREA to build Meeker’s first solar garden. White River Electric is excited to join forces […]

Cattledog Classic, a one-day event in 2015, returns to Meeker during June for five days

The border collie is the main cog in the track to get the cattle through the obstacle course, as seen here in the inaugural one-day 2015 Meeker Classic Cattle Dog Trial at Ute Park in Meeker in June. This year, the event becomes a five-day event and will be held again in June on two tracks at Meeker’s Ute Park, located just west of Meeker.

MEEKER I For 30 years, the town of Meeker has opened its doors to the world for a week each September for the sheepdog trials. Following in those footsteps, with high hopes that it will match the sheepdog trials, the Meeker Classic announces its plans to host the 2016 National Cattledog Association Finals.

BLM seeking input on travel plan

MEEKER I The Bureau of Land Management has announced a public scoping period for travel and transportation management in the White River Field Office in northwestern Colorado.

Sign up for Festival of Lights

MEEKER I It is the coming of the Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday season and already entries are being taken for the Meeker Festival of Lights, to take place the evening of Wednesday, Dec. 3.

CNCC women’s basketball opens with two wins

RANGELY I The Colorado Northwestern Community College women’s basketball team kicked off its season with two wins at the Little Big Horn Classic on Oct. 30-31 in Crow Agency, Mont.

No. 1…

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Rangely’s William Scoggins finished off his cross-country season at Division II Fort Lewis College as the No. 1 runner on the team. Scoggins, a junior at Fort Lewis, led his team at the South Central Region Championships in Canyon, Texas, finishing the 10K (6.2 miles) cross country course in a time of 32:36.

CNCC Volleyball…


Colorado Northwestern Community College’s volleyball team celebrated its annual Sophomore Day on Oct. 31 in the college’s Hefley Gym on the Rangely campus. The celebration followed the match between the CNCC Spartans and the College of Southern Idaho Golden Eagles. Family and friends were on hand to present the sophomore players with flowers and individual […]

Obituary: Phyllis F. Fothergill Wigington

Phyllis F. Fothergill Wigington

Phyllis F. Fothergill was born in Elkhart, Kan., on Aug. 22, 1923, to John E. Fothergill and Addie Juanita Fothergill. She passed away Monday Nov. 2, 2015, in Meeker, Colo.

Awards presented at 4-H Achievement Night in Meeker

A large number of awards were presented Oct. 20 at the Rio Blanco County 4-H Achievement Night, held at the 4-H Building at the Rio Blanco County Fairgrounds in Meeker.

RBC I A large number of awards were presented Oct. 20 at the Rio Blanco County 4-H Achievement Night, held at the 4-H Building at the Rio Blanco County Fairgrounds in Meekeer. “We were pleased to give a number of well-deserved awards to 4-Hers recognizing their hard work and dedication throughout the year,” said Carley […]