Several Rangely youth donated approximately $250 in food, toys and other supplies to the Rangely Animal Shelter on Friday.
Irene Lillian (Harpel) Vander Syde, 96, passed away Sept. 17, 2014. She was born March 2, 1918, in Sherburn, Minn., to the late Lawrence and Lillie Harpel.
MEEKER I The Meeker High School Cowboy cross country team participated in Fruita’s Anna Banana Memorial Invitational this past Saturday. The Fruita event is another large meet with some big schools.
RBC I During the 2013-14 flu season, there were 1,759 hospitalizations in Colorado caused by the flu. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment advises people to get a vaccine as soon as possible to protect themselves from seasonal influenza. The vaccine now is available at most physician’s offices and pharmacies.
RBC I As we roll into the final quarter of 2014, the Rio Blanco County commissioners are busy establishing the 2015 budget. One area of importance in the 2015 budget concerns the number of employees we have serving the public. The commissioners have asked all departments to analyze staffing levels.
Deana Wood, left, and Katie Lockwood, right, presented a $1,000 check to the Meeker Animal Shelter’s spay and neuter fund.
Helen Fern Church, 88, of Lakeside, Ariz., passed away at Solterra Senior Living on Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, with family by her side following a brief illness. Helen was born June 3, 1926, in Woodston, Rooks County, Kan., to the late Carl John and Esther Faye (Simons) Liberty. She had a younger brother, Everett (Bud) […]
MEEKER I The Meeker Arts and Cultural Council will meet Monday at 6:30 p.m. at the Meeker United Methodist Church’s Elbert Hall.
RBC I Have you noticed? One formerly viable and essential Meeker downtown business has failed and closed. Rumors of others struggling are rampant. Main Street is often sparsely populated with vehicles, and businesses are often nearly devoid of customers.