Tony Valentine, born in Chicago on Jan. 24, 1935, passed away in Sun City, Ariz., June 9, 2011.
Garry Anderson Karren, 44, of Vernal, Utah, went home to his heavenly Father June 15, 2011. He was born Dec. 14, 1966, to Clayton and Janice Karren in Las Vegas, Nev.
George Harry Bloomfield was born in Meeker, Colo., to Loyd (Speck) Bloomfield and Delores (Dee) Padilla Bloomfield, who both preceded him in death.
Gail Schofield, 68, long-time resident of Rangely, died Dec. 30, 2010 in Denver, Colo., following a lengthy struggle with Parkinson’s disease.
Doug was born on April 26, 1936, in Bakersfield, Calif., to Lenore(Urie) and Martin Deyo and died May 20, 2011, in Craig, Colo.
Funeral services for Jeanne N. Hollenbaugh will be held at 11 a.m., on Tuesday, June 7, at the St. James Episcopal Church in Meeker, Colo. Jeanne passed away on May 26, 2011, after a brief stay in the Lutheran Collier Hospice Center in Wheat Ridge, Colo.
Basil Llewellyn “Luge” Lugenbeel, age 89, of Duchesne, died May 24, 2011, at the Uintah Basin Medical Center in Roosevelt.
Vinalee Hill went to be with her heavenly Father at her home on May 1, 2011. She was born to Ella and Glen Randall on Feb. 19, 1932, in Loyal, Okla. After a nine day whirlwind romance she married Robert “Bob” J. Hill on Feb. 28, 1951, in Grand Junction, Colo.
Donald Glenn Zeigler was born to Chester L. and Rose O. Zeigler on Jan. 13, 1930, on a farm in the San Luis Valley of Colorado between Center and Monte Vista. His life ended peacefully on April 30, 2011, at his home in Fort Collins.
RANGELY I Rangely High School senior Tessa Slagle, one of two Colorado delegates chosen for the 2014 U.S. Senate Youth Program (USSYP), returned last month from “Washington Week,” part of a national initiative aimed at helping students understand the inner workings of the U.S. government and to encourage careers in public service.
RANGELY I Twenty-two donors ages 6 to 43 donated a combined 247 inches of hair at the Pantene Beautiful Lengths ponytail cutting event on March 20 on the Colorado Northwestern Community College (CNCC) campus in Rangely.
Cary Baird, left, the community engagement specialist for Chevron, presents a check for $25,000 to Peggy Rector, president of the Colorado Northwestern Community College Foundation, left, and CNCC President Russell George, right, during the 10th Annual CNCC Foundation Dinner on Saturday night at CNCC. The check, dinner tickets and prolific bidders in the silent and […]
MEEKER I On Friday afternoon, amid cloudy and breezy skies, more than 120 people attended the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Pioneers Medical Center, two miles northeast of downtown Meeker.
MEEKER I Meeker was well represented with 10 teams at the 2014 Western Slope Regional Destination Imagination Tournament in Rifle during the past weekend. Six of those teams will be going to the state competition in April.
MEEKER I Roughly 90 people were present the evening of March 12 as the Rio Blanco County commissioners unveiled their concept drawing for turning the old Meeker Elementary School into a new justice center, which would hold the county jail, courts, sheriff’s office, county attorney and staff and court-related offices.
Secretary/Treasurer Connie Theos, left, and President Angelo Theos, right, ran the annual meeting on Friday of the Rio Blanco County Woolgrowers Association at Kilowatt Korner in Meeker. Roughly 50 people attended the meeting, where the members heard from representatives of the U.S. Forest Service, the Bureau of Land Management, the Farm Services Agency and the […]
MEEKER I The Meeker girls are district champions! The Meeker High School girls’ basketball team scored an impressive 117 points in two games and held two teams to a combined 84 points to win the team title in Oak Creek.