RBC Road 5 cleanup

Meeker Chamber of Commerce director Katelin Cook thanked area energy operators, including representatives from EnCana, Shell and Williams, and the 15 groups of volunteers who helped clean up Rio Blanco County Road 5 (Piceance Creek) last Saturday. Energy operators donated $500 to each non-profit group organized by Cook and Rangely 4-H coordinator Roxie Leischer. The […]

EHV-1 outbreak confirmed in Colorado

RBC | No outside horses are allowed at Columbine Park in Rangely or the fairgrounds in Meeker because of an outbreak of Equine Herpesvirus (EHV-1) in the state, which continues to be investigated by the Colorado Department of Agriculture. Share on Facebook

4-H Council

The regular monthly meeting of the Meeker 4-H Council was held on May 5, 2011, at the Extension Office Kitchen. Share on Facebook

Bill Jordan: Citizen of the quarter-century?

Bill Jordan has spent countless hours promoting the Meeker Range Call Celebration and the Rio Blanco County Fair for more than 26 years with a spirit of compassion and service. Share on Facebook

Meeker holds 4-H council

MEEKER I The Meeker 4-H Council was held Feb. 1 at the Extension Office. President Taylor Neilson called the meeting to order. Stephen Walsh led the pledges. Attendees introduced themselves and described their projects. Share on Facebook

4-H Club News

RANGELY I Sunday’s 2010 Rangely 4-H Achievement Night celebrated the clubs’ successes. While 4-H members and their families enjoyed a potluck dinner, the Panther Country 4-H Club, Chipigitt, Cloverbuds, Makin’ Bacon, and Fish Buddies 4-H Club were recognized for 100 percent completion. The Muddy Mutts Dog Club and the Scrapbooking Club had 75 percent completion. […]

Rangely 4-H Club News

RANGELY | The Rangely 4-H Community Council has been busy in the last three months. The council was in charge of organizing the fireworks booth again this year and happily had a great turnout from the community buying fireworks. In August, the council set up the concession stand at the Rio Blanco County Fair and […]

Trey Morris wins showdown at state fair

MEEKER I There were greater rewards this year for hog exhibitors at the Colorado State Fair. The Showmaster Showdown, a competition that awarded the top youth hog exhibitor with a $1,000 college savings bond, 100 pounds of Showmaster feed and an embroidered camp chair. Share on Facebook

Colorado State Fair livestock results:

Local results of livestock judging at Colorado State Fair in Pueblo: 3306-Market Goats-Mediumweight Macy Collins Meeker CO Rio Blanco Market Goats Theodore 4 Share on Facebook

4-H News

MEEKER I The fair has rounded up for Rio Blanco County, and some exhibits and animals are participating at the Colorado State Fair. Congratulations to all participants at the county fair. I would like to thank all the people who volunteered at the fair. Share on Facebook

Fish Buddies planning Utah trip

RANGELY I The 4-H Sport-fishing club, The Fish Buddies, started meeting in May and the members have been extremely busy since. During the May meeting, members C.J. Lucero, Anthony Martin, Landon Rowley, Caleb and Evan Urie named their club the Fish Buddies. Anthony was voted in as the club president, C.J. as the vice president, […]

They know their stuff …

The Rio Blanco County livestock judging team competed at the Tri-River Area contest on June 5 in Loma. The senior team of Maclaine Shults, Morgan Neilson and Stacey Fitzgibbons won the senior division. Share on Facebook