Community Calendar: Nov. 19-25

• Photography Show. By Colorado Northwestern photography students, Thursday, Nov. 19 from 7-9 p.m. in the Johnson Banquet Room at CNCC in Rangely. • Science Friday with Doc Bob. Fridays from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Meeker Public Library. • Tot Spot Drop-in Childcare. Monday-Thursday from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Meeker Recreation […]

Cattledog Classic, a one-day event in 2015, returns to Meeker during June for five days

The border collie is the main cog in the track to get the cattle through the obstacle course, as seen here in the inaugural one-day 2015 Meeker Classic Cattle Dog Trial at Ute Park in Meeker in June. This year, the event becomes a five-day event and will be held again in June on two tracks at Meeker’s Ute Park, located just west of Meeker.

MEEKER I For 30 years, the town of Meeker has opened its doors to the world for a week each September for the sheepdog trials. Following in those footsteps, with high hopes that it will match the sheepdog trials, the Meeker Classic announces its plans to host the 2016 National Cattledog Association Finals.

Classifieds: November 19, 2015

Ads for 11/19/15 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, […]

BLM seeking input on travel plan

MEEKER I The Bureau of Land Management has announced a public scoping period for travel and transportation management in the White River Field Office in northwestern Colorado.

Sign up for Festival of Lights

MEEKER I It is the coming of the Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday season and already entries are being taken for the Meeker Festival of Lights, to take place the evening of Wednesday, Dec. 3.

Meeker Craft and Gift Show…

Craig energy meeting attracts White House advisor

RBC I While the region’s path to economic prosperity might not be exactly clear, one thing is: The path must be forged together. That message was the focus of the Economic Diversification Roundtable on Wednesday at Colorado Northwestern Community College’s Craig campus. Craig-Moffat Economic Development Partnership (CMEDP) hosted the event, which included key players in […]

CNCC women’s basketball opens with two wins

RANGELY I The Colorado Northwestern Community College women’s basketball team kicked off its season with two wins at the Little Big Horn Classic on Oct. 30-31 in Crow Agency, Mont.

No. 1…

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Rangely’s William Scoggins finished off his cross-country season at Division II Fort Lewis College as the No. 1 runner on the team. Scoggins, a junior at Fort Lewis, led his team at the South Central Region Championships in Canyon, Texas, finishing the 10K (6.2 miles) cross country course in a time of 32:36.

CNCC Volleyball…


Colorado Northwestern Community College’s volleyball team celebrated its annual Sophomore Day on Oct. 31 in the college’s Hefley Gym on the Rangely campus. The celebration followed the match between the CNCC Spartans and the College of Southern Idaho Golden Eagles. Family and friends were on hand to present the sophomore players with flowers and individual […]

Obituary: Phyllis F. Fothergill Wigington

Phyllis F. Fothergill Wigington

Phyllis F. Fothergill was born in Elkhart, Kan., on Aug. 22, 1923, to John E. Fothergill and Addie Juanita Fothergill. She passed away Monday Nov. 2, 2015, in Meeker, Colo.

Awards presented at 4-H Achievement Night in Meeker

A large number of awards were presented Oct. 20 at the Rio Blanco County 4-H Achievement Night, held at the 4-H Building at the Rio Blanco County Fairgrounds in Meeker.

RBC I A large number of awards were presented Oct. 20 at the Rio Blanco County 4-H Achievement Night, held at the 4-H Building at the Rio Blanco County Fairgrounds in Meekeer. “We were pleased to give a number of well-deserved awards to 4-Hers recognizing their hard work and dedication throughout the year,” said Carley […]