“Good progress” on Spring Creek Fire

RANGELY | Higher relative humidities and cloud cover helped subdue fire activity today.

Drug store might find temporary site

RBC — Sealed items not damaged in the May 23 fire that shut down Meeker Drug will be sold during a sale Friday and Saturday on the courthouse lawn.

Smoke and water damage shut down county’s only pharmacy

RBC — Saturday night’s fire shut down the county’s only pharmacy.

Fire impacts Meeker Drug, First National Bank of the Rockies

A fire at Meeker Drug Saturday night resulted in a great deal of smoke damage for the historic building. First National Bank of the Rockies, next door to Meeker Drug on Main Street in Meeker, also had significant smoke damage.

Meeker man charged in wildfire

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.

Future of Cowboy Corral remains in limbo

RANGELY — It pains Vicky Reeves every time she drives by the remains of the Cowboy Corral Restaurant.

Rangely restaurant fire under CBI investigation

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.

Oak Ridge prescribed burn planned near Meeker in Sept.

MEEKER — The Bureau of Land Management and Colorado Division of Wildlife are planning a 766-acre prescribed burn to improve wildlife habitat in the Oak Ridge State Wildlife Area near Meeker this month.

Cigarette may have sparked house fire

MEEKER — Though no exact cause is known for a fatal house fire June 2, evidence suggests it could have been a burning cigarette.

Area fire contained, 668 acres burned

RBC — More thunderstorms moved through northwest Colorado during the weekend, bringing with them lightning and some precipitation. Northwest Colorado Fire Management crews worked to contain fires in Rio Blanco and Moffat Counties and wrapped up a couple fires left over from the previous day. The Moffat County Sheriff’s Department responded to three fires on […]