DINO I After completing a thorough public involvement process, Dinosaur National Monument will increase its entrance and camping fees on Jan. 1 in order to help fund important maintenance and improvement projects within the monument.
Rangely Police Chief Vince Wilczek led the charge of 38 persons crazy enough to plunge into Kenney Reservoir on Saturday to raise funds for Western Colorado Special Olympics. There were roughly 160 people present to witness the first-ever Western Colorado Polar Plunge into the 39-degree water at the reservoir, according to organizer Norian James, a […]
RBC I This year’s species of focus is the Mallard, Anas platyrhynchos. The deadline for artist submissions is 4 p.m. on Nov. 20. “It is amazing every year to see what the artists come up with,” said Tilman Bishop, a volunteer member of the Waterfowl Stamp Art Committee, which judges the entries. “The new artists […]
RBC I With the end of daylight saving time, Colorado Parks and Wildlife reminds Colorado motorists of the higher risk of being involved in a wildlife-related accident. According to the Colorado Department of Transportation, November sees more car accidents involving wildlife than any other month.
Dear Editor: The Meeker FFA Ag Issues Team would like to thank and specially recognize all those who helped us make it to the National FFA Convention in Louisville, Ky., in October.
Dear Editor: The Douglas Creek and White River conservation districts’ purpose is to promote the wise use of natural resources within our county and in general. The districts announce the development of a natural resource informational campaign.
DINO I October visitation numbers for Dinosaur National Monument showed a 13.8 percent increase for the month over the 2014 figures.
Meeker High School senior wrestler Sammy Palmer practices a turk on teammate Christopher Strate, as does Daylon Nielsen on assistant coach Carl Padilla during one of the first practices of the season. The season officially started Nov. 12, when most Meeker wrestlers were still playing football. The Cowboys, who finished as the 1A state runners-up […]
The Rangely High School volleyball team held its year-end banquet on Monday night. A big congratulations to Katelyn Brown, who was named to All-Conference First Team, and Justyne Dembowski and Sarah Conner, who were named to All-Conference Honorable Mention. Also a big congratulations to Katye Allred, Carrie Goddard, Justyne Dembowski, Lindzey Thacker, Antoinette Dorris, Corinne […]
MEEKER I Entries are being accepted for the Meeker Festival of Lights on Dec. 3.
Dear Editor: Following a unanimous vote of the Health Care for All Colorado (HCAC) Board of Directors last week, and HCAC is officially supporting Colorado Amendment 69—the ColoradoCare state health care financing system.