Fall Festival Fun…

The Meeker Arts and Cultural Council had only one of the many booths on hand for the festival, which is put on to help non-profit groups in Meeker raise money.

RHS gridders fall prey to champs

RANGELY I The defending eight-man football state champion Caliche Buffaloes defeated the Rangely Panthers, 44-16, on Friday on Yeager Field, and this week the Panthers will host the Hayden Tigers for their Homecoming game.

From My Window: Milk Creek dedication sends good message to both sides

I had a heart-tugging moment on Saturday while looking quite clearly out across the site of the Milk Creek Battlefield; after all, there were no windows around.

Homecoming weeks end Saturday

RBC I Meeker and Rangely high school Homecoming Week activities are well underway with the respective Homecoming dances on Saturday night culminating the week’s events.

Community Calendar: Oct. 1-7, 2015

• Fairfield grant applications due today! The deadline for the Freeman E. Fairfield Foundation’s semi-annual grant application deadline is 5 p.m. on Oct. 1. Applications must be mailed to P.O. Box 2302, Meeker, Colo. 81641, or delivered to Diane Dunham, 438 East Market St. in Meeker by 5 p.m. today. All mailed applications must be […]

Obituary: Diane Juhan Roberts

Diane Juhan Roberts

Diane Juhan Roberts passed away Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015, in Meeker, Colo., surrounded by her family.

Dinosaur Centennial set for weekend

DINOSAUR I The celebration of Dinosaur National Monument’s 100th anniversary culminates this weekend with a variety of events. Entrance fees will be waived Saturday and Sunday to welcome everyone to join in the festivities and to say thank you to our visitors and local communities.

Milk Creek dedication an end to many years of separation

Utes from Fort Duchesne, Utah

RBC I Saturday was a beautiful afternoon to dedicate Milk Creek Battlefield with more than 300 people in attendance. Through the event, the Rio Blanco County Historical Society hosted many Ute friends and VIPs from all over Colorado, Utah and New Mexico, authors of books on the Milk Creek Battle, the local Veterans of Foreign […]

Classifieds: Oct. 1, 2015

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Pie Auction…

The pie auction at the 2014 Mountain Valley Bank Fall Festival was a large success. Several pies, jams, jellies and salsas were part of the auction. Above, auctioneer Bryce Purkey headed up the auction, assisted by Trina Zagar-Brown of the White River Electric Association. The 2015 edition of the Fall Festival will take place Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the bank, and all income from the auction will go to the Rio Blanco County 4-H Foundation.

Dollars available for job seekers

RBC I Grant dollars are available at Rio Blanco, Routt, Moffat, Grand and Jackson counties’ Workforce Centers across Colorado’s Northwest Region. Grant dollars have been provided to the Workforce Centers by the U.S. Department of Labor, designed to help workers update their job skills and acquire new skills so they can return to the job […]

County unemployment rate drops

RBC I After a rise in the Rio Blanco County unemployment rate between May and June, the jobless rate fell a full percentage point in July and is also below the rate for July 2014.