RHS volleyball splits matches

It wasn’t an easy battle, but the Rangely High School volleyball team defeated a stubborn Hotchkiss team Friday night on the road. The Panther girls needed all five games to claim the victory, winning the first, second and fifth games to capture the match. On Saturday, the girls fell to Paonia. This Friday, the RHS girls will host Plateau Valley then travel on Saturday to Hayden for two more matches.

RANGELY I The Rangely High School volleyball season is under way with victorious league play already in full swing.

Vintage cars in Meeker today

MEEKER I Drivers with the Colorado Grand vintage car tour are stopping in Meeker at noon today, and they will be greeted by the Meeker Lions Club members, who will provide the drivers with lunch. The group is expected to arrive late morning, and the group will have lunch at Meeker Town Park at noon.

EPA delays ruling on power plant and mine until October

RANGELY I Citizens and groups keeping a close eye on an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) decision that could affect local coal mine and power plant operations could have six more weeks to wait.

BLM seeking comments on closing public lands near Meeker area

The Bureau of Land Management is now seeking public comment on a proposal to temporarily close access to public lands 15 miles north of Meeker for safety reasons.

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Business luncheon set for Sept. 26 in Meeker

MEEKER I Any business leaders, people interested in networking or people interested in improving Meeker are invited to enjoy a lunch on Sept. 26 with other business owners and leaders to talk about ideas and ways to improve business.

Rangely TCAP scores show mixed results

RANGELY I The Rangely School District results are in, and there are some highs and lows in comparing the students’ scores from last year to the previous year.

Broadband initiative set to go to voters

RBC I The Rio Blanco County Broadband Coalition has placed a question on the November ballot that would permit county voters to authorize the creation of a broadband provider authority by government organizations such as county and town boards.

Parade marshals…

The parade grand marshals for the 2014 annual Septemberfest Parade were Jeff and Rebecca Rector of Rangely. They were honored for the many contributions the Rector family has made to the community as well as to Colorado Northwestern Community College, which also rededicated the Rector Science Building over the weekend

The parade grand marshals for the 2014 annual Septemberfest Parade were Jeff and Rebecca Rector of Rangely. They were honored for the many contributions the Rector family has made to the community as well as to Colorado Northwestern Community College, which also rededicated the Rector Science Building over the weekend

DORA report looks at efforts to cut state red tape issues

DENVER I The Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA) on Friday released the “Pits and Peeves 2.0 – Progress in Motion Report” that highlights recent accomplishments related to an ongoing statewide initiative to cut government red tape, reduce regulatory burdens and costs on businesses, improve customer service and shift the culture of state government.

BLM seeks comment on closing area land

MEEKER I The Bureau of Land Management is now seeking public comment on a proposal to temporarily close access to public lands 15 miles north of Meeker for safety reasons.