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.
MEEKER — A worker for a pipeline services company was injured in a skid steer accident Sept. 15.
Owners planned to re-open Oct. 1 RANGELY — Vicky Reeves, owner of Cowboy Corral, the Rangely restaurant that burned down late last week, has plenty of questions. Including what started the early morning fire Sept. 19 that destroyed the long-time local restaurant.
RBC — A Michigan man is reportedly in stable condition at St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction following a one-vehicle rollover Sept. 11 on County Road 8.
\MEEKER — Meeker resident Tom Titus sustained serious injuries from a motorcycle accident Saturday, Aug. 23. Titus was flown to Denver where he remains in the Intensive Care Unit.
MEEKER — A pilot whose single-engine firefighting plane crashed Aug. 27 about 20 miles from here walked away with only minor injuries.