Chris Scherbarth, 9, represented Colorado in the Region 8 Elks Hoop Shoot March 12 in Denver.
RANGELY I Feeling that his town has been left out of consideration for too long, Rangely Mayor Frank Huitt believes the Early Education Center, which is now for sale by Rangely School Ditrict RE-4, would make an ideal location for the new Rio Blanco County Justice Center.
RANGELY I Several projects begun by the Town of Rangely in recent weeks will finish up in the next month, others will begin or continue into the summer and the first of three water treatment facility renovation phases will be complete by summer’s end.
RANGELY I During the summer, 15-year-old Angelica “Geli” Brown puts in about three-and-a-half hours in the pool each day. Depending on her team’s schedule, she’ll swim “ladders,” or sets of increasingly longer lengths, to build endurance.
MEEKER I More than 200 Rio Blanco County Pioneers Association members, including many former Meeker residents from across the nation, traveled to Meeker on Saturday for the 101st “Centennial Plus 1” Old Timers’ reunion dinner and dance held at the Fairfield Community Center.
Roughly 170 persons attended the annual Colorado Northwestern Community College Foundation fundraising dinner Saturday at the Weiss Activities Center on campus.
RBC I On Saturday, the Meeker baseball team played what was supposed to be the first home games of the season against the Rangley Panthers, but the games were moved to Rangley after the Meeker fields were subject to rain and snow.
MEEKER I Many people in Meeker are fortunate to have homesteaded land passed down through generations. The work it took to turn those homesteads into real homes is difficult to comprehend, but many of those homesteading families have maintained that work ethic and history for generations.
MEEKER I Meeker Police Department, in conjunction with several state health and law enforcement agencies, will join many cities and towns across the nation with its National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on April 27.
MEEKER I The Rio Blanco Historical Society’s “Pioneer Women of Rio Blanco County” program drew more than 70 persons Sunday to enjoy the telling of tales dating back at least decades in county history.
RANGELY I The “Save the Tank” campaign may be over, but the task of saving the tank is just beginning.
RANGELY I When musician and composer Bruce Odland first came to Rangely in 1976, it was the last stop of the Chautauqua Tour, a traveling arts festival funded by the Colorado Council on the Arts and Humanities.
Meeker High School activities director Brett Steinacher, who is a member of the Colorado High School Activities Association (CHSAA) wrestling committee, shakes hands with Meeker freshman TJ Shelton before presenting him with his gold medal and championship bracket at the 2013 Colorado State Wrestling Championships. Shelton is the first freshman