Artists sought for stamp contest

RBC I Colorado Parks and Wildlife and the Colorado Wildlife Heritage Foundation request original artwork entries for the 2015 Colorado Waterfowl Stamp Art Contest. This year’s species of focus is the wood duck, Aix sponsa.

Hickenlooper to visit Meeker on Monday

RBC I The collaborative Rio Blanco County group endeavoring to bring statewide candidates to Rio Blanco County has announced that Gov. John Hickenlooper will visit Meeker on Monday.

Rangely Homecoming filled with fun activities, contests

Crowned king and queen  of the 2014 Rangely High School Homecoming royalty were King Ethan Allred, left, and Queen Simone Heinle, right. A wide variety of activities were held all week long, culminating with the Homecoming dance on Saturday. The parade theme this year was “Electric Avenue.”

RANGELY I The 2014 Rangely High School Panthers’ Homecoming was a huge success with a wide variety of activities involving the students.

Classifieds: Oct. 9. 2014

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Join Arbor Foundation, get free trees

RBC I The Arbor Day Foundation will brighten up your fall by offering 10 free autumn classics trees when you join the organization in October.

Letter to the Editor: Thanks to Phalon Osborn from the Rangely Animal Shelter

Dear Editor: We at the Rangely Animal Shelter would like to thank Phalon Osborn, a student at the Rangely Junior/Senior High School.

Landowner rules change

RBC I Colorado Senate Bill 13-188 changed the CPW Priority Landowner Preference Program to the Landowner Preference Program (LPP) effective this past July.

Obituary: John Franklin Caldwell

John Franklin Caldwell was born April 2, 1926, to Verne N. and Hannah B. Caldwell on the Old Hoff Ranch up the White River, east of Meeker, Colo., and passed away on Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, at the age of 88, at the VA Nursing Home in Rifle, Colo.

Road work will continue on Highway 13 north

RBC I According to the Colorado Department of Transportation, traffic on Colorado Highway 13 between Craig and Meeker will be affected through October by construction work.

Rangely’s Dave Smith appointed to Colorado Humanities Board

Dave Smith

RANGELY I Colorado Humanities has welcomed six new members to its board of directors this year, including Colorado Northwestern Community College Vice President of Instruction and Student Affairs David M. Smith of Rangely.

Letter to the Editor: In support of mill levy override for Meeker schools

Dear Editor: I want to express support for the Re-1 School District’s initiative to seek an increased tax mill levy.

Youth celebrates birthday with animal shelter donations


Several Rangely youth donated approximately $250 in food, toys and other supplies to the Rangely Animal Shelter on Friday.