Letter to the Editor: Hill thanks voters

Dear Editor: I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who voted for me in the primary election. At the same time I want to thank all the voters, as you have exercised your right to determine the direction our county will follow for the next four years.

Letter to the Editor: Thanks to Rangely camp hosts

Dear Editor: This is an open letter to the Rangely Camper Park Management and the Rangely Town Administrators: My wife and I want to publicly thank Richard and Kay Nickson for their commitment as camp hosts.

Letter to the Editor: Why were pine trees around courthouse removed?

Dear Editor: A number of Meeker residents have asked why five of the nine (more than 80-year-old) tall pine trees on the east side of the Rio Blanco County Courthouse have been cut down, leaving only four of the original remaining historic trees?

Letter to the Editor: Thanks to American Legion in Meeker

Dear Editor: We would like to say thank you to The American Legion Post in Meeker for sending us to the Colorado Boy’s State in Pueblo, Colo. We enjoyed our time there and we are grateful for the experience. Sincere thanks, Sheridan Harvey and Casey Turner Meeker

Letter to the Editor: Thanks to American Legion in Meeker

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Dear Editor: We would like to say thank you to The American Legion Post in Meeker for sending us to the Colorado Boy’s State in Pueblo, Colo. We enjoyed our time there and we are grateful for the experience. Sincere thanks, Sheridan Harvey and Casey Turner Meeker

Letter to the Editor: Thanks to those helping with county land plan

Dear Editor: The White River and Douglas Creek conservation districts are excited that nearly three years of planning and work have culminated in the finalized Rio Blanco County Land and Resource Use Plan.

Letter to the Editor: Spring Cave in county plays important role

Dear Editor: My name is Stephanie Bouchey, and I am a PhD candidate in the Department of Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Science at Brown University (Providence, RI). I study planetary science, an interest that led me to intern at the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center (Huntsville, Ala.) in 2009.

Letters to the Editor: Update from Rio Blanco County Assessor Renae T. Neilson

Dear Editor: This is an open letter to Rio Blanco County taxpayers and residents: I want to give you a quick update of things happening at the Rio Blanco County Assessor’s Office.

Letter to the Editor: We should choose a plant-based diet

Dear Editor: Have you ever stopped and wondered why society deems it proper to kill and eat a pig, but abusing a dog or cat is considered animal cruelty? Or why we wear leather, the skin of an animal, but think wearing fur is cruel? This is, unfortunately, the very sad reality we live in […]

Letter to the Editor: Now is the time to eliminate invading weeds in RBC

Dear Editor: Whitetop, hoary cress, is blossoming now and can be seen just west of the Colorado Division of Parks and Wildlife and north of the intersection of highways 13 and 8.

Letter to the Editor: Commissioners, emergency manager involved behind the scenes

Dear Editor: I would like to take this opportunity to inform the citizens of Rio Blanco County of some behind-the-scenes work that your commissioners and your County Emergency Manager Ty Gates have been involved in the past year and half. First, the statute for emergency management lies within the commissioner prevue. In January 2015, they […]

Letter to the Editor: Jon Hill for county commissioner

Dear Editor: Rio Blanco County is in a precarious position. We have lost a tremendous amount of revenue mainly due to the decline of the oil/gas related industries. Not only do the employees directly employed by this industry suffer, the effects trickle down to almost every household in the county in one way or another. […]