Obituary: Rayola Lee Boren Rust

Rayola Rust

Rayola returned home to her Heavenly Father on July 5, 2014. She continually taught us by her example to love others unconditionally, to always see the best in others, to work hard and to endure to the end without complaint. We will love and cherish her forever.

ERBM: Appreciation Day set for Saturday

MEEKER I Nearly a full day of activities sponsored by the Eastern Rio Blanco Metropolitan Recreation and Parks District (ERBM) is on slate Saturday in Meeker on the courthouse lawn, complete with a concert at noon.

RBC Fair starts July 25

RBC I The Rio Blanco County Fair will take place July 25 through Aug. 2 at the Rio Blanco County Fairgrounds in Meeker, and the fair should be filled with fun events for the entire family.

Fair will offer wide variety of equestrian events; Monday deadline to enter

RBC I Rio Blanco County Fair will play host to many equine events July 25-26 in the main arena at the Rio Blanco County Fairgrounds in Meeker. Cowboys and cowgirls can enter in the team roping, horse show and all-around competition throughout the event. All equine entries are due Monday to the CSU Extension Office […]

Plenty of growing season ahead at Rangely Community Gardens

The Rangely Community Gardens’ newest component is its children’s garden, including a sunflower circle, bean fort and more. Above, Grace Noyes and Caleb Wiley give a watermelon plant a new home. Full-size and kid’s plots are still available, along with volunteer opportunities in the community, botanical and children’s gardens.

RBC I Sure, it’s July, which to some feels like summer is half over. Strictly speaking, however, the gardening season is still young, which leaves plenty of time to join Rangely Community Gardens many activities.

Free Piceance Basin tour set

RBC I The White River and Douglas Creek Natural Resource Districts will be hosting a Piceance Basin national resource tour on Aug. 13, open to the public.

From My Window… For some people, being rude comes about a bit too easily

It is a constant amazement the lack of respect and the abundance of rudeness some people spew toward others with complete disregard for another person in situations where conflicts don’t really need to arise at all.

Amick: No same-sex marriage licenses — yet

RBC I Rio Blanco County is not currently issuing same-sex marriage licenses, Rio Blanco County Clerk Nancy Amick said Monday. “Because the issue still seems to be up in the air, we are waiting to see what happens,” Amick said. “At this point, we have not been asked to issue such a license; in fact, […]

Gathering of OHVs will begin today

During the 2013 Meeker OHV Rendezvous, several of the OHV riders gathered in downtown Meeker for a variety of activities staged on their behalf. The group will be highly visible again today through Sunday as they attend the third annual event.

MEEKER I Off-road travel is growing rapidly in Rio Blanco County, and the third annual Wagon Wheel OHV Rendezvous will be held in Meeker starting today and running through Sunday.

Slide show of Belize trip tonight

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MEEKER I The Meeker High School students who participated in the Belize Dolphin Ecology Project will host a public slide show of their expedition this evening. The students will be present for the show, which will held at 6:30 p.m. at the Meeker Library. Scrumptious desserts will also be on

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Cook-off winners…


The five cooks who competed against each other in this year’s Rangely Fourth of July Rib Cook-off said it wasn’t about winning; it was just about having good food. The cook-off started at 10 a.m. and, just after 5 p.m., the answer was known as to who made the best