Warning issued about rattlers in town

MEEKER I Meeker Police Chief Bob Hervey said Tuesday that parents and pet owners should be aware that rattlesnakes have been spotted within the Meeker town limits within the past week. Hervey said one was spotted near the Meeker Recreation Center and that the other was spotted near Pine Street at 5th Street, and that […]

Officer Mendenhall recognized for his lifesaving skills

MEEKER I Meeker Police Chief Bob Hervey presented Meeker Police Officer Gardner Mendenhall with a letter of recognition and lifesaving award at the June 21 town council meeting.

RIO BLANCO COUNTY ON PATROL

RBC I The following information is a weekly review of the calls for service that were reported to the Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office between 8 a.m. on July 27 through 8 a.m. on Aug. 3.

RIO BLANCO COUNTY ON PATROL

RBC I The following is a two-week review of the calls for service that were reported to the Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office, running from 8 a.m. on June 22 to 8 a.m. on July 6. Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office:

Rio Blanco County on Patrol…

RBC | The following information is a weekly review of the calls for service that were reported to the Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office. If you have any questions or would like an explanation of the call types listed please make a comment on this posting. We will not release any information as to the […]

Rio Blanco County on Patrol

RBC I The following information is a weekly review of the calls for service reported to the Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office. If you have any questions or would like an explanation of the call types listed please comment on our Facebook page (www.facebook.com/RioBlancoCountySheriffsOffice). We will not release any information as to the names and […]

Elk bugling and camouflage contest tonight

MEEKER I For an evening of fun and to take in some local Meeker talent, the Meeker Police Department and White River Electric Association will be holding an Elk Bugling and Camouflage Contest this evening featuring first- through fifth-grade students from Meeker Elementary School.

Meeker Night Out…

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The Meeker Police Department drew roughly 150 people to Paintbrush Park on Aug. 5 for Meeker Night Out, which included a barbecue and a movie in honor of National Night Out, designed to bring families together for an evening and to cut down on crime activities for the night.

2 arrested on antler theft charges

MEEKER I On April 23, Meeker Police Department received the first of several reported thefts and burglaries to storage sheds and residences involving elk and/or deer antlers.

Incidence calls down at dispatch

RBC I The good news is that the number of incident reports called into the Rio Blanco County Communications Center was down a good percentage in 2012 over the numbers in 2011.

Meeker bike auction, drug take-back day…

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Meeker police officer Glenn Wilson keeps an eye on the container of outdated or unwanted prescription drugs turned in by area residents Saturday as part of the local version of the National Drug Take-Back Day.

Bike safety…

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Above, Meeker Police Lt. Phil Stubblefield, known as “Officer Friendly,” Kathy Sizemore and Laurel Haney of the Meeker Police Department, and Meeker Elementary School teacher Vicky Tate taught bike safety to first- through fifth-grade students on April 24.