Community Calendar: Nov. 26-Dec. 2

• Meeker Recreation Center Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday on Nov. 26-27. Normal hours resume Nov. 28.

Turkeys around town…


Turkeys were readily visible on Saturday in many fields along County Road 8, living dangerously with Thanksgiving being today. Top photo: These turkeys were two of about 10 that were walking around the beginning of a driveway, about 10 feet off of County Road 8, about 10 miles east of Meeker. Turkeys could be spotted […]

Classifieds: November 26, 2015

Ads for 11/26/15 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, […]

Warranty Deeds: April 2015


Family of Jo Linden says thanks

Dear Editor: The family of Jo Linden would like to thank all who attended to her care, provided food, cards and flowers and extended condolences.

Fees will increase at Dinosaur NM on Jan. 1

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.

Taking the plunge…


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 […]

Art sought from local artists to be featured on 2016 waterfowl stamp

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 […]

Winter driving means time to watch out for wildlife on the roads

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.

Letter to the Editor: FFA team thanks those who helped

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.

Letter to the Editor: Conservation districts join to promote wise use of resources, gathers

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.

Visitation continues to grow at Dinosaur Nat’l Monument

DINO I October visitation numbers for Dinosaur National Monument showed a 13.8 percent increase for the month over the 2014 figures.