Governor’s visit…

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Incumbent Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper made an hour-long stop in Meeker on Monday at Mountain Valley Bank before visiting the new Pioneers Medical Center site.

Broadband a must for growth within RBC

RBC I Rio Blanco County voters will be asked to cast a vote on a ballot question 1A in the November election. Adoption by voters is pivotal to the success of future RBC broadband implementation and subsequent economic development.

Letter to the Editor: Importance of school mill levy override

Dear Editor: The Meeker Board of Education (BOE) would like to ask for your support in the upcoming mill levy override request. This will be issue 3A on the ballot.

Hickenlooper to visit Meeker on Monday

RBC I The collaborative Rio Blanco County group endeavoring to bring statewide candidates to Rio Blanco County has announced that Gov. John Hickenlooper will visit Meeker on Monday.

Group formed to bring in candidates

RBC I Getting the major candidates for statewide offices to visit Rio Blanco County before the Nov. 4 election is the goal of a multi-member county group. Priority are the gubernatorial and U.S. Senate candidates.

Meeker group campaigns to fund mill levy override

MEEKER I Campaign efforts to pass a property tax increase to help fund Meeker’s public schools are under way.

Republicans turn out to vote at 62 percent; 30 percent of Dems vote

RBC I Tuesday’s election day belonged to the Republicans in Rio Blanco County as they had at least a couple of contested races while the county Democrats had none. Nevertheless, there is an indicator in even uncontested races as to how popular a candidate is when votes received are measured against other uncontested candidates.

April election unlikely for Meeker voters

MEEKER I If the situation remains unchanged as of the candidate deadline on Friday, there will be no need for a Meeker town election.

Rangely’s Huitt unopposed; four vie for town board seats

RANGELY I On April 1, Rangely residents will elect three of four candidates running for seats on the Rangely Town Council.

Rundberg to run for Colorado governor

RBC I Jim Rundberg of Meeker, a conservative, independent, pro-life, pro-2nd amendment, Christian candidate for Colorado governor, announced Monday that he will begin sending campaign workers into Colorado communities.