Work underway on Coal Creek School renovation

MEEKER I Coal Creek School, the oldest school in Rio Blanco County still standing on its original location, is being restored by MM-Eight Construction to its original 1882 exterior appearance. On May 19, after 124 years in darkness, the foundation was excavated by T&M Contracting, exposing the various size stones it had been firmly resting […]

Restoration to begin…

Letter to the Editor: Grateful to those who attended box social

Dear Editor: Thank you to all who came to the Dessert Box Social at the Buford School House.

Letter to the Editor: Thanks to those who helped with Coal Creek School social

Dear Editor: The Rio Blanco Rural Schools Project team wishes to express its appreciation to the White River Community Association, which generously hosted our fundraiser for the restoration of Coal Creek School at the Buford School on Aug. 30.

Dessert box social a success

BUFORD I The days of box socials and dancing on the old wooden floors of our rural schools are still alive, thanks to the White River Community Association, which invited the community to Buford Rural School this past Saturday evening for a fundraiser.

Box social on Aug. 30 at Buford School to benefit Coal Creek School

BUFORD I The White River Community Association (WRCA), which has preserved and now maintains the rural Buford School upriver, is putting on its dancing shoes and graciously inviting the community to be a part of recreating history and supporting another rural school.