Obituary: Kathleen Annette Covay

Kathleen Annette Covay, 71, passed from the world early Sunday morning, July 5, 2015, at her residence in Las Vegas, Nev.

Local golfers win in Rangely

RANGELY I Fourteen teams divided into two flights played in the annual DUCO two-man best ball tournament at Cedar Ridges Golf Course on Saturday in Rangely, and local golfers won both flights.

OHV Rodeo…

The roughly 150 OHV riders in Meeker for the weekend had a great time out four-wheeling, and running a barrel race in a downpour at the fairgrounds. The OHV Rodeo was held Saturday as part of the 2015 Colorado Off-Highway Vehicle Coalition Workshop and the 2015 Wagon Wheel Rendezvous, sponsored by the Meeker Chamber of Commerce and Rio Blanco County.

From My Window: OHV gathering benefits county; fair starts slowly; towns hear truth

My windows were pretty clear over the weekend, and off-highway vehicles (OHVs) could be seen visiting all parts of Rio Blanco County from the mountains to the east of Meeker to the areas north and south of Rangely—toward Grand Junction and Piceance Creek to the south and up toward Dinosaur to the north.

Obituary: Gina ‘Nonni’ Spencer

Gina 'Nonni' Spencer

Gina “Nonni” Spencer, 58, of Meeker, Colo., passed away on July 17, 2015. Gina was born Dec. 17, 1956, in Denver, Colo., to Roy and Mary Ann Mazzola.

Former Meeker man killed in vehicle rollover

CRAIG I On Sunday at approximately 7:29 p.m., Colorado State Patrol troopers were dispatched to a single-vehicle accident on Moffat County Road 7, near Milepost 7. A former Meeker man, Hunter Zellers, 24, died from injuries sustained in the accident, and the driver, from Craig, was transported to The Memorial Hospital in Craig.

Key tasks completed on Rangely ‘Tank’

Sparks can be seen flying around inside Rangely’s “The Tank” as W.C. Streigel’s Dana Hanvey cuts the door. Thankfully, the design and cut of the door did not change the acoustics inside The Tank.

RANGELY I Friend of Rangely’s “The Tank” and key organizer Bruce Odland can handle their share of structure. But the organic, natural growth of projects and relationships interests Odland more.

Classifieds: July 23, 2015

Ads for 07/23/15 ANNOUNCEMENTS ATV, Boat and Snowmobile Owners! You can now renew your Colorado OHV registrations online at: The Rio Blanco Herald Times accepts all major credit cards. Email your classified ad or subscription to or fax a copy to (970)878-4016. RIO BLANCO Masonic Lodge #80 meets 2nd and 4th Thursday, 7:00 […]

Every Thursday is Meeker Park Day

MEEKER | Every Thursday during July and August is a great time to take the young ones—up to age 7—to the various parks throughout Meeker. You and your children can discover the ERBM Recreation and Park District’s parks, make new friends and enjoy active play with your kids. For more information, call the recreation district […]

Cloud Foundation blasts BLM plan to sterilize West’s wild horses

RBC I “The Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) announcement of plans for managing wild horses on public lands is not only disturbing but highlights their commitment to managing wild horses to extinction,” stated Ginger Kathrens, Volunteer Executive Director of The Cloud Foundation (TCF).

Obituary: Eric Michael Stevens

Eric Stevens

Eric Michael Stevens came into this world on April 24, 1974, weighing in at a scrapping 3 pounds, 13 ounces. He joined his parents, Louis Lee Stevens and Patricia Kay Willis Stevens, and older sister Andrea Nicole in their home in Westminster, Colo.

CPW offers shooting range grants

RBC I The 2015 Shooting Range Small Grant Program at 6060 Broadway in Denver is accepting applications through 5 p.m. on Aug. 31. The Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s Hunter Education program offers shooting range maintenance and improvement grants for selected facilities around the state of Colorado.