Rangely man dies in tractor accident while plowing drive

RANGELY I A 60-year-old Rangely man was killed in a single vehicle accident on Dec. 4, when the farm tractor he was using to plow his neighbor’s driveway slid, rolled over and pinned the man underneath.

3 accidents on Hwy. 64

RANGELY I Three single-vehicle accidents have taken place in a six-mile stretch of Highway 64 in the last week and a half.

Close call…

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A truck was towed to Northwest Auto after a 1,000 pound drill head fell off a flatbed traveling east on Highway 64 and went completely through the pictured truck, owned by Lufkin Industries and driven by Justin Larson 28, of Vernal, Utah.

Accident claims life of Rangely toddler

RANGELY I A tragic accident claimed the life of a 17-month-old Rangely toddler late Sunday afternoon.

Truck pulls down power lines, cuts off Meeker power


The lights went out in parts of Meeker on Saturday afternoon when two high-voltage power poles were pulled down on First Street, next to Stage Stop, turning the power off in the downtown district as well as at other businesses and residential neighborhoods in the area.

Slide Show: Officials practice emergency response for County Road 5 accident


RBC — On Thursday, May 7, Rio Blanco Emergency Manager John Hutchins invited law enforcement, EMS and Fire from Rio Blanco County and neighboring counties, as well as representatives of industry.

On Patrol: Sheriff, police activity April 10-16

Law enforcement activity for April 10-16

87-year-old injured in four-wheeler rollover

RANGELY — Howard Robinson, 87, of Rifle was injured in a four-wheeler rollover accident Sunday, April 19.

Lucky Shot! Meeker boy accidentally shoots his younger brother Monday night, but 12-year-old is OK

MEEKER — A 12-year-old boy suffered a head wound after being accidentally shot by his 15-year-old brother Monday night, but escaped serious injury.

Police Blotter: January 29 Edition

Activity for Jan. 16-22

Police Blotter: January 22 Edition

Activity for Jan. 9-15

Gianinetti injured on duty in Craig

2002 Meeker High grad in first year on Craig police force MEEKER — Talk about a close call. First-year Craig police officer and 2002 Meeker High School graduate Tony Gianinetti escaped serious injury after being hit by a car Saturday morning while investigating the scene of an accident from the previous night. “It was a […]