Vicky Tate Fun Run/Walk…

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More than 200 kids and adults participated in the Vicky Tate Fun Run/Walk, starting and ending at Barone Middle School on Tuesday.

Letter to the Editor: MHS softball team practicing, needs community help

Dear Editor: On Aug. 11, Meeker High School welcomed 17 young ladies to the first practice of the Lady Cowboys’ softball team. The young women arrived with anxiety and excitement at the opportunity to help build another solid program for the Meeker athletic department.

Chamber beautifucation winners named

MEEKER | The Meeker Chamber of Commerce has announced the winners of its Meeker Beautification Event.

Family celebrates together as matriarch turns 100 in Rangely

Mossie Percifield, seated, turned 100 on Aug. 8, and was joined in a celebration by her daughters, top, from left to right: Betty, Patty and Sandy.

RANGELY I Mossie Percifield hit the century mark Aug. 8, 2014, celebrating her 100th birthday. A century of love, laughter, work and devotion to

Sandhill crane at Kenney…


Taking advantage of ideal summer daytime conditions, this lone sandhill crane seemed to be enjoying every minute playing in the water at Kenney Reservoir, eight miles east of Rangely. Other than the crane and a few ducks, not a human soul could be seen enjoying the sunny afternoon at the

RHS Golf Team…

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The Rangely High School golf team has already played in three tournaments, including one at Redlands Mesa in Fruita and in Rifle on Wednesday.

Carnival encourages reading…


Approximately 380 children gathered in Rangely’s town square to play games, ride horses, win prizes and consume sugar on Aug. 5 for the Rangely Library’s annual summer reading carnival.

New staff at Rangely schools…


New members of the faculty and staff within Rangely School District RE-4 this year, are, from left to right: Pat Walsh, vocational/agriculture; Alex Schroeder, junior high English; Sarah Campbell, elementary music; Carlene Cantrell, fifth grade; Jeremy Cantrell, high school physical education; Matthew Clark, junior high science; Dana Forbes, fourth grade;

Letter to the Editor: On mill levy for Meeker schools

Dear Editor: This fall, voters in Meeker will be asked to decide whether to increase our property taxes to fund our schools. This mill levy increase will generate around $900,000 to use in our classrooms.

Rector Building dedication Aug. 28

RANGELY | The ribbon cutting for the Rector Science Building grand opening is Aug. 28 on the Rangely campus of Colorado Northwestern Community College.

Sheepdog handler uses dogs to move wildlife out of Canadian town

Dog handler Chris Jobe gets some hiking exercise for herself and three of her dogs at home in Alberta, Canada. Jobe will be in Meeker for the Meeker Sheepdog Championship Trials, held Sept. 3-7.

MEEKER I Mist from dawn’s early rain lingers in Waterton, Alberta. This tiny town in the southwestern province of Canada awakes to whistles and “that’ll do” directed at six border collies on an early morning mission.

Meeting set on fair impact

RBC I Public meetings for all county residents who want to voice their input regarding the recent 2014 Rio Blanco County Fair are invited to a public input meeting on Aug. 28.