Rangely seeks new location for bio-waste disposal site

RANGELY I Following discussions about the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Resource Management Plan, a meeting Jan. 6 between the BLM, town and county officials turned to alternatives for Rangely’s former tree dump site.

Top hunting, fishing area opens to public along Yampa drainage

RBC I Western Rivers Conservancy, the Bureau of Land Management and the U.S. Forest Service have now completed conservation of a historic property at the confluence of the Yampa River and Sarvis Creek. The project conserves outstanding fish and wildlife habitat and opens new public access to a prime stretch of trophy trout water and […]

Natural Soda seeks expansion

RBC I The Bureau of Land Management is now seeking public comments concerning a proposed sodium bicarbonate plant expansion 37 miles southwest of Meeker.

BLM resource panel meets Dec. 4

RBC I The Bureau of Land Management’s Northwest Resource Advisory Council will meet Dec. 4 at the Springhill Suites, 236 Main St. in Grand Junction from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The meeting is open to the public, with public comment periods related to items on the agenda scheduled for 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

BLM plans for big cleanup Saturday

RANGELY I Most years, National Public Lands Day comes and goes in Rangely. The coordinated volunteer effort to clean up public lands, which happens in hundreds of communities nationwide on the last Saturday of September and has for the last 20 years, goes mostly unnoticed here.

Residents invited to Sept. 27 clean up

RANGELY | The BLM White River Field Office invites the Rangely community to participate in a National Public Lands Day (NPLD) event Sept. 27.

Opinions sought on China Wall plans

MEEKER I The Bureau of Land Management is seeking public comment on a proposal to develop a comprehensive non-motorized trail network near Meeker.

BLM seeking comments on closing public lands near Meeker area

The Bureau of Land Management is now seeking public comment on a proposal to temporarily close access to public lands 15 miles north of Meeker for safety reasons.

BLM seeks comment on closing area land

MEEKER I The Bureau of Land Management is now seeking public comment on a proposal to temporarily close access to public lands 15 miles north of Meeker for safety reasons.

BLM delays wild horse roundup

RBC I The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has agreed to delay the proposed roundup of more than 800 wild horses in Wyoming to allow the court time to rule on a motion for a temporary restraining order and/or preliminary injunction filed late Friday by several environmental groups.

Draft of county master trails plan presented to the public

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RBC I At the last of three public workshops held in Rangely and Meeker June 4 and 5, Fort Collins-based Great Outdoors Consultants (GOC) presented a master plan for a trail system looping around the county, with special recreation areas (SRAs) proposed around the primary loop.

BLM seeks local comment regarding county horse fence

MEEKER I The Bureau of Land Management released Tuesday a preliminary environmental assessment for construction of four segments of fence in association with the Herd Management Area boundary in Rio Blanco County. The fence will serve to contain wild horses within the Piceance-East Douglas HMA. The 137-mile perimeter of the HMA does not currently restrict […]