One MSD incumbent wins; incumbents win in Rangely, tax loses

RBC I The Meeker Board of Education will take on a new look, the Rangely School Board will remain the same, the mil levy tax override for added Rangely school funding failed and county voters told the state to keep its excess marijuana tax money and use it for education, law enforcement and other state […]

Time runs short for county voters to turn in ballots for election

RBC I For those affiliated with any of three political parties in Rio Blanco County, Tuesday is Election Day, when all ballots in the mail-in or drop-in vote must be submitted by 7 p.m.

Local election results: The votes are counted, but they aren’t “official” yet

Commissioner: Shawn Bolton-583 Pat Hughes 571 Wendy Gutierrez 542 Coroner: Albert Rudolf Krueger 807 Sherri Halandras 534 Nancy Ann Richardson 367

Letter to the Editor: Two votes for Hughes

Dear Editor, Our county is at a critical crossroads. Do we want to expand our government and regulations on business including our crucial oil and gas industry, or do we want to open our doors to business and truly encourage our economy to recover?

Hickenlooper visits Meeker

Hickenlooper signed a poster for Sam Love, Spencer Madison and Cameron Glasscock in front of the Meeker Hotel.

[/caption] John Hickenlooper, Denver mayor and Democratic candidate for governor, made a stop in Meeker on Monday during a campaign swing through northwest Colorado.

Candidates make final election pitch

County Commission candidates, from left, Wendy Gutierrez, Pat Hughes and Shawn Bolton answered questions at a public forum July 28.

RBC I In their second question-and-answer session in a little more than a week, the three candidates for a seat on the Rio Blanco County Commission again took turns trying to distinguish themselves from the competition. It may have been their last opportunity.

Election results: Davis wins mayor position


RANGELY | Paula Davis defeated Dan Eddy in Tuesday’s election for mayor. Clayton Gohr received the most votes for trustee. For more information about results of the mayoral and trustee election, see this week’s Herald Times. Mayor Paula Davis 334 Dan Eddy 244 Trustee Clayton Gohr 385 Elaine Urie 364 Lisa Hatch 335 Ann Brady […]

School bond votes highlight lengthy ballots

RBC — It’s countdown to election time for the Meeker and Rangely school districts. Both districts will have bond initiatives on Tuesday’s general election ballot. And both are confident they have made their case to voters. “I’m still hearing positive support,” said Rangely Superintendent Dwayne New-man. “I have heard comments from a small number of […]