March 17, 2018


New ambulance for Meeker Fire

March 16, 2018 0
MEEKER | The Rio Blanco Fire Protection District has a new ambulance. The state-of-the-art 2017 vehicle includes a powered stretcher that can be loaded and unloaded at the push of a button, improving patient comfort and [...]


It’s Sunshine Week—why that matters {Editor’s Column}

March 15, 2018 0
Government works best under the glare of public scrutiny. Absent such scrutiny, abuses occur.” ~Stephen Hawking A world-renowned physicist,  Hawking passed away this week. His quote seems especially timely during Sunshine Week—when journalists remind everyone [...]


Correction …

Meeker Sports
March 17, 2018 0
MEEKER |  Lady Cowboy Kirsten Brown was incorrectly identified as Denise Brown in last week’s paper. We regret the error.

Lady Panthers get first state-level win

Rangely Sports
March 16, 2018 0
RANGELY | The lady Panthers finished their 2018 season at the state tournament in Loveland this last weekend. The Panthers went into the tournament the No. 6 seed, and they matched up with the No. 3 [...]


Safety …

March 16, 2018 0
CPW Officer Terry Wygant taught students proper shooting positions at Rangely’s Hunter Safety Course last weekend. The class will be available in Meeker later this month. More info can be found at the CPW website.  [...]

Rangely PD responds to potential school threat

March 15, 2018 0
RANGELY | Last Thursday Rangely parents took to Facebook to express concerns about an unusual level of police presence at the local schools. Later that day the Rangely Police Department (RPD) released the following statement on [...]


Weekly Call Review: Feb. 26-Mar. 4, 2018

March 14, 2018 0
The following information is a weekly review of the calls for service that were reported to the Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Communications Office. If you have any questions or would like an explanation of the [...]

50 years on the job …

March 13, 2018 0
Stan Rasmussen started work on the maintenance crew for Rio Blanco County Road and Bridge in the Rangely division on March 8, 1968. He was promoted to lead operator in March 1994, and to his [...]

County’s new planner settles in

March 13, 2018 0
RBC | It’s been “about a month” since the Rio Blanco County Board of Commissioners named Rachel Gates as the new county planner. The county has contracted with Phil Vaughan of Rifle for several years to [...]

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