Rangely Poker Run…

On Saturday the ESA’s second annual poker run raised funds for St. Jude’s Children Cancer Research Hospital as well as local community projects. The poker run was the idea of Millie Archuleta and Gloria Anderson. Scott Anderson had the winning poker hand and won $70 for his efforts.

RBC Sheriff’s Office has free app for residents

RBC I Rio Blanco County Sheriff Anthony Mazzola has released a free mobile application to connect with residents of Rio Blanco County through their smartphones and tablets. The new app allows the Rio Blanco Communications Center to quickly disseminate emergency alerts and post news about missing persons, traffic delays and weekly crime reports. In the […]

From the MSD Superintendent: Good news to tell

MEEKER I The new school year is just around the corner, and once again the employees of the Meeker School District will embrace the unparalleled privilege of being a positive influence in the lives of children and of promoting high levels of learning for all students.

Selle releases draft of goals for school year

MEEKER I On July 1, his first day working for the school district, new Meeker Superintendent of Schools Chris Selle submitted an anonymous survey questionnaire to the district staff. He described the survey as being informal, having only four open-ended questions to which respondents could write as little or as much as they wanted. Selle […]

Petitions now available for slots on MSD board

MEEKER I Janelle Urista, the formal Meeker Board of Education (BOE) election official, said Monday that three people, so far, have picked up petitions to become candidates for the Meeker Board.

New teachers in Rangely

RANGELY I Kayla Newbanks, 4th grade; Corey Hale, 5th grade; Brandon Bremer, Jr/Sr High School language arts; Matthew Hunter, 3rd grade; Annette Heil, kindergarten; Rebecca Moseley, 1st grade.

MSD welcomes new, returning staff for 2015/16

MEEKER I The Meeker School District has a number of new staff members this year, a few faculty members who are transferring from one role to another, as well as many returning staff members.

Yampa Valley Crane Festival set for Steamboat, Hayden

This majestic and streamlined sandhill crane is the model for the Annual Yampa Valley Sandhill Crane Festival, held September 10-14 in Steamboat Springs and Hayden. During the festival, which features all things sandhill crane, there will be a variety of activities and fun times to be had.

RBC I The fourth annual Yampa Valley Crane Festival takes place in Steamboat Springs and Hayden, Colo., Sept. 10-14, featuring guided crane viewing, talks by crane experts, a live raptor experience, films, children’s and family activities, photography and journaling workshops, and more.

Rangely School District supply lists for 2015/16

Preschool Paper plates-Lg. 9” Coffee filters (for snacks, art) #150 6 purple glue sticks 2 packs washable markers 1 box of 24 count crayons 2 boxes 5 oz. wax coated drinking cups 1 package watercolors Backpack

Murkowski unveils a new energy plan for the nation

RBC I The last time the United States updated its energy strategy, the iPhone didn’t exist. George W. Bush was still president. And the energy landscape looked entirely different than it does today: The cost of putting solar panels on your roof was twice as expensive, and the U.S. only produced about 5 million barrels […]

Supply lists for Meeker area schools

Meeker Elementary School Preschool — all 4-6 glue sticks 1 4-pack dry erase markers 1 two-pocket folder 1 large package napkins 1 composition notebook Backpack Preschool fee

BLM to gather wild horses in local region

RBC I The Bureau of Land Management plans to gather excess wild horses in the White River Field Office in Northwest Colorado as early as September.