Amick: No same-sex marriage licenses — yet

RBC I Rio Blanco County is not currently issuing same-sex marriage licenses, Rio Blanco County Clerk Nancy Amick said Monday. “Because the issue still seems to be up in the air, we are waiting to see what happens,” Amick said. “At this point, we have not been asked to issue such a license; in fact, […]

Gathering of OHVs will begin today

During the 2013 Meeker OHV Rendezvous, several of the OHV riders gathered in downtown Meeker for a variety of activities staged on their behalf. The group will be highly visible again today through Sunday as they attend the third annual event.

MEEKER I Off-road travel is growing rapidly in Rio Blanco County, and the third annual Wagon Wheel OHV Rendezvous will be held in Meeker starting today and running through Sunday.

Slide show of Belize trip tonight

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MEEKER I The Meeker High School students who participated in the Belize Dolphin Ecology Project will host a public slide show of their expedition this evening. The students will be present for the show, which will held at 6:30 p.m. at the Meeker Library. Scrumptious desserts will also be on

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Cook-off winners…


The five cooks who competed against each other in this year’s Rangely Fourth of July Rib Cook-off said it wasn’t about winning; it was just about having good food. The cook-off started at 10 a.m. and, just after 5 p.m., the answer was known as to who made the best

6 limited, special access archery hunts in Grand Valley

RBC I Colorado Parks and Wildlife, the Bureau of Reclamation and the Western Colorado Wildlife Habitat Association are sponsoring six, limited, special access archery hunts in the Grand Valley this fall.

Letter to the Editor: Thanks for love and support during illness

Dear Editor: We would like to send a heartfelt thank you to everyone who showed us unconditional love and support while our family went through Althea’s illness. Your thoughts, prayers and well-wishes helped ease the burden.

Gals of summer…

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The Meeker girls’ 10-and-under fast pitch softball team plays in a league tournament July 19 in Parachute.

Woodruff joins majority in rejecting ICE’s retainees

RBC I More than half of Colorado’s 64 sheriffs, including Rio Blanco County Sheriff Si Woodruff, have confirmed to the ACLU of Colorado that they no longer detain people past their release at the request of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

Third Wagon Wheel OHV Rendezvous held July 17-20

MEEKER I The third annual Wagon Wheel OHV Rendezvous will be held in Meeker July 17-20. The rendezvous would be a great time to bring your friends and family and enjoy 250-plus miles of Wagon Wheel Trails, live music, food, giveaways and the best ATV/UTV riding Colorado has to offer.

Letter to the Editor: PMC board excited about expanded care

Dear Editor: I am really excited about the expanded care that will be offered at the new Pioneers Medical Center. Of course, all of the current services offered at the Meeker Family Health Center, the Pioneers Hospital and the Walbridge Wing will be available at the new facility. But even

3-on-3 Basketball Tournament

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Meeker High School graduate Aly Ridings tries to dribble past Rangely High School graduate Victoria Phelan in the annual Main Street Madness 3-on-3 basketball tournament. Phelan’s team, the Phelan Dawgs, won the game and the adult female division.

MEEKER I The Main Street Madness 3-on-3 basketball tournament was played on the old elementary school playground in downtown Meeker and featured 16 teams. Play was divided into four brackets.