Community Calendar: Oct. 8-14

• Meeker Shooting Range. The range will be closed starting Oct. 8 and will be closed through Nov. 15. Sight-in days will be Oct. 8, 9, 15, 16, 29 and 30 as well as Nov. 10. The range will be open for sight in only from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. • Meet the candidates […]

Panthers win homecoming game against Hayden Tigers

Junior Troy Allred takes down the Hayden ball carrier in Rangely’s victory over Hayden.

RANGELY I The Panther football team did not disappoint its alumni or the hometown fans in the 2015 homecoming game against the Hayden Tigers, which Rangely won 32-8, in the first league contest of the season. The Panthers will travel to Oak Creek Friday to play the Soroco Rams in another league game.

Rangely Homecoming 2015

Kiki Ruiz, Justyne Dembowski, Echo Campbell, Chance Sheppard, Jessy Powell and Courtney Bell were the homecoming court members with Powell and Bell named king and queen.

Classifieds: October 8, 2015

Ads for 10/08/15 **ANNOUNCEMENTS ATV, Boat and Snowmobile Owners! You can now renew your Colorado OHV registrations on line at: The Rio Blanco Herald Times accepts all major credit cards. You can fax your classified ad or subscription to (970)878-4016 or email to: RIO BLANCO Masonic Lodge #80 meets 2nd and 4th Thursday, […]

Nielsen runs for RSD school board seat

RANGELY I In the upcoming November election, Rangely voters will be tasked with filling three seats on the Rangely School Board. The current incumbents to those positions, Leslie Nielsen, Kurt Douglas and Joyce Key are each seeking re-election, and there will be one challenger, Rangely Conoco owner Bart Nielsen.

Letter to the Editor: Eskelson to seek another term on county commission

Dear Editor: This is an open letter to residents of Rio Blanco County. I would like to ask the residents of Rio Blanco County to allow me to serve one more term as county commissioner.

Milk Creek Memorials: Look forward but never forget

Letter to the Editor: Women need breast cancer screenings

Dear Editor: In spite of tremendous breakthroughs in diagnosis and treatment, breast cancer remains the most common cancer and the second leading cause of cancer death for women in the U.S.

Pioneers Medical Center to roll with new oncology, orthopedics

MEEKER I Oncology care and orthopedic services are the two newest healthcare services available in Meeker. “In 2012, our community said oncology and orthopedic care were specialty services they would like to have,” said Ken Harman, CEO of Pioneers Medical Center. “As we built the new facility, we took these needs into consideration, and we […]

Burri qualifies for state golf tournament Oct. 5-6

Nick Burri qualifies for state

MEEKER I Meeker High School senior Nick Burri, who plays on the Rangely High School golf team, qualified for the state meet for a second year in a row. Burri finished fourth in the qualifying regional tournament, and Rangely junior Harrison Heil also played in the tournament, held on the Haymaker Golf Course in Steamboat […]

Letter to the Editor: Thanks for support of “Quilts in the Country”

Dear Editor: Meeker’s local P.E.O. Chapter would like to extend a gracious thank you to the community for its support of our fifth annual “Quilts in the Country” Quilt Show and Bake sale held at the Fairfield Center during the Meeker Classic Sheepdog Trials.

Prescribed burn slated for Aldrich Lakes area

MEEKER I The Blanco Ranger District of the White River National Forest plans to conduct a prescribed burn in the Aldrich Lakes area, a 1,200-acre area roughly 19 miles northeast of Meeker and 19 miles south of Craig on National Forest system lands and adjoining private lands in Rio Blanco County.