Letter to the Editor: Caution on offers to print grant deeds, assessment profiles

Dear Editor: We have heard from several people in the community who have received solicitations from a company called Record Transfer Services. They are offering a copy of your current Grant Deed and Property Assessment Profile.

Truck pull…

The diesel exhaust was pouring out of this truck at the tractor and trailer pull Thursday night during Range Call at the Rio Blanco County Fairgrounds. Driver of the diesel was Rod Smith of Grand Junction.

Outfitters threatened by minimum wage order; exemption sought

RBC I For more than 40 years, Mike Cottingham has been sending teenagers into national parks, forests and wilderness areas for multi-week backcountry outings. They run rapids, ride horseback and summit some of the West’s most famous peaks. But Cottingham believes he will be forced out of business by a new Obama administration requirement to […]

RBC Historical Society celebrates 130 years of the Herald Times

Community Appreciation Day on Saturday

MEEKER | The Eastern Rio Blanco Metropolitan Recreation and Park District is showing its appreciation for the support it has received throughout the year with Community Appreciation Day on Saturday.


MEEKER I A truck pictured in last week’s Herald Times in the Range Call Truck and Tractor Pull was misidentified. The truck belongs to Brandon Simmons of Meeker. We regret the error.

Letter to the Editor: Thanks to all for kind thoughts, deeds

Dear Editor: Edna Mae and Kim Gould, the Tod Gould Family, Julie McCrary and families, the Kelly Crawford Family, the Donald Hobbs Family and Carole O’Connor want to express our sincere appreciation to everyone. We all are deeply missing our son, husband, dad, brother, uncle and our beloved “Papa Mike.”

Workplace drugs to be topic of luncheon

MEEKER I The next Meeker Chamber of Commerce’s local Business Leader Luncheon will be held Friday featuring a free barbecue lunch from 1 to 2 p.m., hosted by Rocky Mountain Toxicology at their office at 73544 Highway 64 (the old BLM Building).

CNCC lab dedicated to Chevron

From left, Chevron Operations Supervisor Luke Allred, Chevron Community Engagement Specialist Carey Baird, Chevron Area Manager Greg Germani and CNCC President Russ George pose around one of Chevron’s first well sites in Rangely, the Raven A-1 pump jack, which was photographed and professionally prepared for display in the Rector Chevron Chemistry Lab on July 8.

RANGELY I CNCC President Russell George hosted several friends of the college and Chevron Area Manager Greg Germani on July 8 in the Rector Arts and Sciences Building for the formal dedication ceremony naming the Rector Chemistry Lab for Chevron.

Band plays Friday on courthouse lawn

MEEKER I The Meeker Summer Entertainment Series, sponsored by the Eastern Rio Blanco Metropolitan Recreation and Parks District, will offer free music from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday on the lawn at the Rio Blanco County Courthouse on Main Street in Meeker.

From My Window: Having to dial all 11 numbers for local call not progress—or good biz

My window is muddied up with what could be perceived is a case of lousy customer service. I’m not happy. But who cares? Right?

Drawing for youth ATV on July 18

MEEKER I A drawing will be held July 18 at the OHV (off-highway vehicle) rodeo in Meeker for a 2011 Arctic Cat DVX 90 youth ATV as part of the 2015 Wagon Wheel OHV Rendezvous. The winner will be announced at the Rio Blanco County Fairgrounds in Meeker as part of the event.