BLM to gather Sand Wash horses in October

RBC | The Bureau of Land Management will begin gathering up to 50 wild horses from the Sand Wash Herd Management Area in October under a decision signed today. Beginning Oct. 21, the BLM will bait-trap wild horses in northwestern Colorado’s Sand Wash Basin in order to administer fertility control treatments and remove up to 50 […]

Letter: Thoughts on election, Rangely coverage

 Dear Editor: Who is Donald Moskowitz of Londonderry N.H.? and What the heck does he know about Colorado? In a small way I think we could use a president with the likes of Mr. Johnson, but he isn’t on the ballot, and even if he were and you vote for him it would be a […]

Scholarship Awards

MEEKER | The national FFA organization awarded a $5,000 Georgia M. Hellberg Memorial scholarship to Jacob Smith of the Meeker HS-FFA. The scholarship is sponsored by Georgia M. Hellberg Memorial Fund as a special project of the National FFA Foundation. Smith plans to use the funds to pursue a degree at Oklahoma State University. MEEKER | […]

Six RBC 4-H livestock judges named to all-state team

RBC | This years’ Colorado 4-H all-state livestock judging ceremony was held Aug. 27 at the Colorado State Fair. Junior and senior 4-H judges earn a spot on the respective all-state teams by finishing in the top 10 percent of the overall division in at least three of the eight judging contests held in the spring […]

Scoggins earns second place in MoCo

  RANGELY | After running a fast course last week the Rangely cross country team headed to Craig to run the Moffat County Invitational on Saturday. The course was at Loudy-Simpson Park which made the course slower since it was all on grass and included a small hill. The team had two junior high runners, Colton […]


RBC | A point of clarification concerning the article in the Sept. 29 Herald Times titled “Taxing error, reduced valuation lead to 83 percent cut for conservation districts.” The article states that taxpayers will be paying a reduced amount in 2016. This statement only applies to those properties that are within the Soil Conservation District boundaries […]

Birth: Connor James Moody

Mathew and Shawnie Moody are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Connor James Moody, who was born on Aug. 5, 2016 at St. Mary’s Hospital. Connor was welcomed by two sisters, Sophia (5) and Annabeth (2). Maternal grandparents are Rodney and Suzanne Gerloff of Meeker. Paternal grandparents are Jill Massey and Wes and […]


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Letter: Arcolesse thanks board and staff for matching grant funds

Dear Editor: Thank you to the Board of Trustees and city staff for providing matching grant funds to our community for site enhancement and economic development. This program provides a positive force in creating a more appealing and forward looking projects that our businesses and community will benefit from. It is a pleasure to be […]

Letter: Cameo shooting center will help, not hurt, Meeker center

Dear Editor: By now, many of you have heard about the outdoor shooting facility that will be built in Cameo, outside of Palisade, Colo. With a recent media blitz, the announcement came out last week that the Town of Palisade purchased property where the range will be built. At last account, the proposed build out […]

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Letter: Greetings from Dale and Pat Jens

Dear Editor: We read with interest your “50 years ago” in last week’s paper. We lived in Meeker for 35 years, and knew all of the boys listed, 16 of which played in the Meeker High School Band! In 1965 we sent a picture of the Meeker High School Band performing the Bronco Football game […]