From My Window: Sadness over lake-area changes; school year wacky; drivers beware

I looked out my window on Saturday and saw a familiar sight I had never seen before. And while the scenery was nearly breathtakingly beautiful, there was a slight sadness brought on by visions of a place I saw differently long ago.

RSD incumbents will seek re-election

RANGELY I In November three seats on the Rangely School Board will be up for election. Board members Leslie Nielsen and Kurt Douglas were elected in 2011 while Joyce Key was appointed to her position in the fall of 2014.

Broadband installation to begin in Meeker, Rangely

RBC I Years of talk, months of planning and grant acquisition are over. As of Monday, Circle H Construction, Inc. out of Nampa, Idaho, will begin construction of the broadband infrastructure in Meeker and Rangely.

Thursday night of Sheepdog Classic shines spotlight on art and lamb

The winning 2014 Meeker Classic painting.

MEEKER I Kicking off the Wednesday following Labor Day, the town of Meeker will again open its doors to the world for the 29th annual Meeker Classic Sheepdog Championship Trials.

College board apps available

RBC I Two seats are open on Rangely Junior College District Board of Trustees. Candidates receiving the highest number of votes in the Nov. 3 election will serve four-year terms.

Two wildfires burning in area

MEEKER I This past weekend’s lightning burst resulted in 34 wildfires in Northwest Colorado, but only two of those blazes are uncontained as of late Tuesday and wildland fire crews and engines are working towards wrapping them up.

Meeker Chamber nominees named

The Meeker Chamber of Commerce has selected four individuals to be listed on the 2015 Board of Directors Election Ballot to fill three vacancies.

Meeker board annexes Curtis Creek Industrial Park

MEEKER I The seated members of the Meeker Town Board gave unanimous approval Tuesday to the annexation of the Curtis Creek Industrial Park, which encompasses 35 acres on the east side of Highway 13, opposite the new Pioneers Medical Center.

Community Calendar: Aug. 20-26

This week… • Discover the Parks. Program for children up to age 7 will meet at Painbrush Park in Meeker today. You and your children can make new friends and enjoy active play with your kids. ERBM Recreation & Park District, 970-878-3403 with questions. • Movie Under the Stars: This Friday at dusk, bring a […]

Summer Entertainment Series…

Jon Chandler, center, a long-time Front Range purveyor of country, Western, folk and bluegrass music, brought his band to Meeker on Friday for a concert on the courthouse lawn under the setting sun. The combined sounds of the electric guitar, acoustical guitar and the mandolin made for a highly entertaining concert of mixed country-style music. Sponsored by the WRBM Recreation and Park District as part of its 10th annual Summer Entertainment Series, there was a group of about 60 people in attendance.

Classifieds: August 20, 2015

Ads for 08/20/15 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, […]

Obituary: Kleo Kay Goforth

Kleo Goforth

Kleo Kay Goforth, aged 75, died peacefully on the morning of Aug. 4, 2015, at her home in Mesquite, Nev. after a long battle with cancer.