Here’s Rio Blanco County … by the numbers

County Assessor Renae Neilson knows her numbers. Speaking at an meeting last month of Rio Blanco County Democrats, Neilson, who, by the way, is a Republican, recited figures mostly off the top of her head, with very few notes.

Grant will go to Meeker Airport

MEEKER — Thanks to a grant announced last week, Meeker Airport will expand its operations.

Udall, Salazar at MVB Saturday

There will be a meet and greet for Democratic candidates Mark Udall and John Salazar at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 21 in the community room at Mountain Valley Bank.

Salazar brothers visit Meeker

MEEKER — United States Senator Ken Salazar and his elder brother, Colorado State Represen-tative John Salazar, stopped in Meeker after touring the Rio Tinto coal mine Tuesday.