Letter to the Editor: How will we obtain broadband?

Dear Editor: I see the fiber optic lines are currently being installed in Rangely (and Meeker).

RBCHS celebrates local hunting heritage

MEEKER I The Rio Blanco County Historical Society believes that Rio Blanco County thrives by celebrating its heritage roots. At 1 p.m. on Sunday, the society will honor the county’s hunting heritage, and the public is invited. The celebration will be held at the Old West Heritage Culture Center, 517 Park Ave. in Meeker.

Obituary: John (Jack) Kendall Jr.

John (Jack) Kendall

On Sept. 17, 2015, John (Jack) Kendall, Jr., age 82, passed away at Pioneers Medical Center in Meeker, Colo. Jack was born in a rural farm house in Washington County, Colo., on April 6, 1933, and was the third of four children of John and Gertrude Kendall.

New CNCC Foundation officers …

The 2015 officers for the Colorado Northwestern Community College Foundation are, from left: Foundation Treasurer Karol Bullen, Foundation Secretary Diane Sizemore, Foundation Vice Chair Reed Kelley, Foundation Chair Ann Brady and at-large board members David Cole and Ray Beck. In front is out-going board chair Peggy Rector.

RHS volleyball team has good weekend, captures two of three

RANGELY I The Rangely High School girls’ volleyball team had a great weekend as the varsity girls won two of their three matches. The Panthers began on the road to Vail, where they played Vail Mountain in a non-league matchup.

Rangely’s volleyball team has full week with three tough opponents

RANGELY I The Rangely High School girls’ basketball team is looking ahead to a big week as they play Soroco today, and then Caprock Academy at home on Friday for their last league game. On Saturday they head to Baggs to play Little Snake River in the “Pink” game, Coach Quinton Kent said.

Cowboy football wins big, 52-14

MEEKER I After a long bus trip for both teams, the Meeker Cowboys and the Holyoke Dragons met in Golden on a neutral field, and the Cowboys beat the Dragons, 52-14.

Obituary: Julius Poole

Julius Poole

Julius Poole, oilfield trash, tree planter, squirrel whisperer, and lately poet, died Monday, Sept. 28, 2015. Known fondly to many as Poole or JP and to a few as Dad, Grandpa and Papa, Julius forged his way on his own after stepping off the farm near Two Egg, Fla., with “two bits” in his pocket […]

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.