2013 Coed Softball Championships

Players from Rangely True Value Hardware and Ace Trucking of Meeker shake hands after the defending champions from Rangely defeated Ace in the semifinal game of the 2013 Coed Softball tournament. Ace won a consolation game against WREA on Tuesday and will have had to beat the defending champions twice yesterday after press time to win the title. Rangely only had to win once.

Rangely True Value advances to championship game RBC | Sometimes in a tournament, the best match-ups to watch are in the semifinals because both teams try their hardest, with the winner advancing to the championship and the loser to the consolation bracket.

Obit: Beryl Ann Taylor | April 20, 1933 ~ Aug. 10, 2013

Beryl Taylor

Beryl Ann Taylor passed away quietly from natural causes at Family Health West in Fruita, Colo.

Two to hospital in Meeker motorcycle-truck accident

An accident between a motorcycle and a pickup closed westbound Market Street at 6th Street for three hours on Friday. The accident is still under investigation, according to Meeker police, who did not release the names of the parties involved.

MEEKER | Just prior to 1 p.m. on Friday, an injury accident was reported between a motorcycle pulling a small trailer and a pickup truck at the intersection of Market Street and 6th Street.

From my window… County’s fair brings flashback to cock-eyed turkey event

Sean McMahon ~ Editor

By many standards, I assume, most of us do some pretty weird stuff as children. My affinity for “strange” pets and animals many times left my parents shaking their heads.

Letter: To the citizens of Meeker, Eastern RBC

Dear Editor, This is an open letter to the residents of Meeker and Eastern Rio Blanco County.

Instructions on how to report wildland fires

RBC | The Northwest Colorado Fire Management Unit would like to thank the people who have reported wildland fires.

Back to school tips for students

RBC I As a new school year begins, it’s important for parents and children to take steps to help ensure safe and enjoyable school days.

Rio Blanco County Fair Results, Continued

Pantry Stores (Age 14-59) Dill Cucumber Pickles Amy Rundberg 2

Plein Air Art event begins as artists arrive in area

MEEKER I Approximately 15 artists from Rio Blanco County, other parts of Northwest Colorado and the Front Range will be in and out of the Meeker area during the next two weeks for the Plein Air Meeker 2013 Art Competition and Exhibit.

Classifieds: August 15, 2013 edition

ANNOUNCEMENTS: ATV, Boat and Snowmobile Owners! You can now renew your Colorado OHV registrations on line at: www.parks.state.co.us

Meeker to host OHV event this week

MEEKER I Meeker plays host this week, starting today, to the Colorado OHV (Off Highway Vehicle) Coalition (COHVCO) 2nd annual White River OHV Rendezvous.

Voting begins for Sheepdog art

MEEKER | “All of them are like ‘wow;’ they are the highest quality overall we’ve ever had, ” said Mary Frances Coryell, art committee chair for the Meeker Classic Sheepdog Trials, of the 50 art contest entries by 38 artists from across North American now hanging at Wendll’s and waiting for public vote.