From My Window: From new hospital to fish fry—impressive work done

By sean mcmahon T he weekend was beautiful for those who spent most of the time outdoors—with the exception of a good part of the crowd present for the last 15 minutes of the dedication and setting of the cornerstone at the new Pioneers Medical Center east of Meeker. I have always been interested […]

Fire burns west of Meeker

RBC I A Bureau of Land Management fire crew responded to the lightning-caused Blackwall Fire on Monday afternoon.

Plein Air Art, part of Range Call, begins today, outdoors in county

MEEKER I Artists taking part in Plein Air Meeker 2015 will be visible along Rio Blanco County roads and in out-of-the way forests and campgrounds within 50 miles of Meeker as of today as the painters have focused on outdoor art available thanks to Mother Nature.

Obituary: Mike Gould

Mike Gould

On June 12, 2015, the Lord called James Michael Gould home. Mike was born Sept. 15, 1950, in Craig, Colo., to Willard and Edna Mae Gould and was welcomed home by big sister Julie.

Meeker dedicates new hospital; PMC will open fully on Friday

Meeker Mason Chuck Mills laid the cornerstone right outside the front door of Pioneers Medical Center on Saturday afternoon. Before he sealed the stone, a time capsule containing contemporary and a few past keepsakes were placed behind the stone. Many of those present said it was the first time in their lives they had seen a cornerstone laid.

MEEKER I The face of medical care in Rio Blanco County has taken on a new look as approximately 500 people attended the grand opening celebration of the new Pioneers Medical Center (PMC) on Saturday.

Classifieds: June 18, 2015

Ads for 06/18/15

Classifieds: June 18, 2015

Ads for 06/18/15 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, […]

Rangely Junior/Senior High Honor Roll–fourth quarter, second semester

6TH GRADE-4th QUARTER Straight A: Megan Ward B Honor Roll: Crimsen Blankenship, Travis Coates, Sydney Cole, Nevaeh Davis, Alysah Dodd, Kaiden Ellis, Roebi Hodges, Hunter Holmes, Kacie Lapp, Anthony Lujan, Anna McGaughy, Ben Nielsen, Sofia Pena, Gabe Polley, Catrina Reeves, Nathaniel Reinard, Dixie Rhea, Nathaniel Sherman, Trinity Snyder, Maximus Stout, Rhyan Teal, Joshua Tolley, Baileigh […]

Application deadline for fall turkey season is less than a month away

RBC I The application deadline for fall turkey hunting, September to October, is July 9, just less than a month away. Colorado Parks and Wildlife encourages sportsmen of all interests to give this unique challenge a try.

Fishing Derby…

The Annual Fishing Derby at Kenney Reservoir was held Saturday and sponsored by the Rio Blanco Water Conservancy District, in cooperation with Colorado Parks and Wildlife. Even though overcast and cool, 42 people participated. A great time was had by all, and every participant received a prize for registering along with special prizes given in each age group for fish caught in various categories. The district thanks Terry Wygant of the CPW for his informative talk about protected/endangered fish species, identification and rules. A special thank you to Cabela’s for continued prize support, and the Chism family for the generous cash donation for prizes.

Winners of ladies’ golf tourney named

MEEKER I Local lady golfers fared well in the Ladies Deerfly Golf Tournament at Meeker Golf Course on Saturday, which included the winners of the second flight.

Meeker Young Timers host barbecue June 26

MEEKER I On June 26, the Meeker Young Timers will hold a barbecue at 6:30 p.m. in Meeker Town Park.