RBC I Al White announced last week that he is withdrawing from the Colorado State Senate District 8 race. White cited a lack of funding as the reason driving his decision.
RBC I The Community Agriculture Alliance is hosting three meetings next week on the Western Slope with John Stulp, the Special Water Policy Advisor to Gov. John Hickenlooper.
RBC I The White River and Douglas Creek conservation districts provided public comment at the Bureau of Land Management’s Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board in Redmond, Ore., on April 13-14.
RBC I Last week, Meeker 4-H Program Coordinator Carley Smith visited Kay Bivens’ library class at Meeker Elementary School to present a STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math) activity to pre-school students through fifth graders, focusing on science by having the kids make their own chia pets.
Dear Editor: In response to Mr. Luzmoor’s letter, have you ever been on the fire department? Have you ever been on an ambulance call? People on the fire board have.
MEEKER I Two of the three Meeker teenagers injured in a two-vehicle accident on County Road 13 (Flag Creek Road) just before midnight on April 8 are now back at home in Meeker, recovering from their injuries. The third is still hospitalized in serious condition.
Dear Editor: This is an open letter to the Meeker Fire & Rescue District Board Members: As I finish my last week here at Meeker Fire & Rescue, I would like to reflect on the last 14 months as your fire chief and give you some parting thoughts I have. Perhaps these can help you […]
MEEKER I The Meeker Chamber of Commerce and Rio Blanco County will offer two subjects in a workshop related to starting a new business in Colorado today and Friday from 5:30-8 p.m. at the Meeker Public Library. Call 970-878-5510 for more info or call to register at 970-243-5242.
RBC I What happens if you have an emergency but you’re hearing impaired, have a speech disability or the situation could get worse if you make noise? In most areas of Rio Blanco County, emergency victims now have the option to text to 911. Certainly a sign of progress, but there are major caveats to […]
RBC I In the midst of the raucous and polarized presidential election, a quieter story has been at play: the growing political clout of Latino voters.
Dear Editor: This letter is being written in appreciation of our wonderful, caring, going way beyond-the-call-of-duty Meeker Fire Department and its first responders.