College board apps available

RBC I Two seats are open on Rangely Junior College District Board of Trustees. Candidates receiving the highest number of votes in the Nov. 3 election will serve four-year terms.

Two wildfires burning in area

MEEKER I This past weekend’s lightning burst resulted in 34 wildfires in Northwest Colorado, but only two of those blazes are uncontained as of late Tuesday and wildland fire crews and engines are working towards wrapping them up.

Meeker Chamber nominees named

The Meeker Chamber of Commerce has selected four individuals to be listed on the 2015 Board of Directors Election Ballot to fill three vacancies.

Meeker board annexes Curtis Creek Industrial Park

MEEKER I The seated members of the Meeker Town Board gave unanimous approval Tuesday to the annexation of the Curtis Creek Industrial Park, which encompasses 35 acres on the east side of Highway 13, opposite the new Pioneers Medical Center.

Community Calendar: Aug. 20-26

This week… • Discover the Parks. Program for children up to age 7 will meet at Painbrush Park in Meeker today. You and your children can make new friends and enjoy active play with your kids. ERBM Recreation & Park District, 970-878-3403 with questions. • Movie Under the Stars: This Friday at dusk, bring a […]

Summer Entertainment Series…

Jon Chandler, center, a long-time Front Range purveyor of country, Western, folk and bluegrass music, brought his band to Meeker on Friday for a concert on the courthouse lawn under the setting sun. The combined sounds of the electric guitar, acoustical guitar and the mandolin made for a highly entertaining concert of mixed country-style music. Sponsored by the WRBM Recreation and Park District as part of its 10th annual Summer Entertainment Series, there was a group of about 60 people in attendance.

Classifieds: August 20, 2015

Ads for 08/20/15 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, […]

Obituary: Kleo Kay Goforth

Kleo Goforth

Kleo Kay Goforth, aged 75, died peacefully on the morning of Aug. 4, 2015, at her home in Mesquite, Nev. after a long battle with cancer.

Rangely student graduates from basic training

RANGELY I Army National Guard Pvt. Daniel J. Connor has been graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

More than 20 compete in triathlon

The 2015 ERBM Recreation and Park District Road Rash ‘n Splash Kids Triathlon took place Aug. 4 with more than 20 kids participating, including several from Craig, where they swam, biked and ran, competing in four different age division. Front row, from left: Madison Mendenhall, Addison Knowles, Alexis Neton (Craig), Hudson Jones (Craig), Patrick Neton (Craig), Reed Goedert, Finley Deming and Montey Franklin. Back row, from left: Hadley Franklin, Savannah Mendenhall, Hailey Knowles, Megan Neton (Craig), Alexa Neton (Craig), Colby Clatterbaugh, Elijah Deming, Zagar Brown, Brendan Clatterbaugh and Reese Clatterbaugh. Not pictured are Rayna VonRoenn, Carter Strate and Molly Neton.

MEEKER I More than 20 kids completed the annual Road Rash ‘n Splash Kids’ Triathlon, sponsored by the ERBM Recreation and Park District. Boys and girls were divided into four age divisions, then swam, biked and ran different distances, depending on their age.

More photos from the 2015 RBC Fair…

Free state park entry for veterans in August

RBC I Colorado Parks and Wildlife offers free park entrance to active-duty military and veterans during the month of August as a result of House Bill 15-1045, signed into law May 27, 2015.