MEEKER — A local teenager suffered a broken leg in a two-vehicle crash last Saturday, but it could have been much worse, his father said.
RBC — A passenger was killed in a one-vehicle accident Dec. 17 on Highway 64, between Rangely and Dinosaur.
RBC — A 43-year-old Iowa City, Iowa, woman is in critical condition after she was run over Monday by a semi-trailer at a gas pipeline construction site.
RANGELY — A 50-year-old Jacksonville, Fla., man, Timothy Dorsey, was killed Saturday night in a single-vehicle rollover crash on Highway 64 in rural Rio Blanco County. A 47-year-old woman from Rangely, who was not identified, was driving the vehicle, a 2006 Ford F150 pickup.
RBC — A Texas man walked away uninjured from a one-vehicle accicent Oct. 30. Kirk Lawhorn, 44, of Gilmer, Texas, was driving eastbound in a 2008 Chevrolet pickup when the truck left the north side of the road.
RBC — A driver in a GMC pickup pulling a trailer sideswiped a truck in the opposite lane Oct. 28 and kept driving, but no injuries were reported.
Undersheriff: Fire damaged 500 acres but was not set intentionally MEEKER — Travis Adams of Meeker has been charged with starting a trash fire last Friday that damaged 500 acres just northeast of town and took firefighters more than four hours to contain.
MEEKER — Inexplicably, Gene Scritchfield’s tractor veered off the road Oct. 29, rolled and pinned him underneath.
RBC — An employee was injured in an explosion last Saturday night at the EnCana Oil and Gas Dragon Trail natural gas processing plant on County Road 116, about 25 miles south of Rangely.
RANGELY — It pains Vicky Reeves every time she drives by the remains of the Cowboy Corral Restaurant.
RBC — One ranch was evacuated and traffic was detoured Wednesday morning because of a chemical spill after a Halliburton flat-bed semi rolled over on Highway 64, about 14 miles east of Rangely. The truck was carrying two large chemical tanks.