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.
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.
MEEKER I Early employees of the 101 Ranch, now the Rio Blanco Ranch, may remember the “ice house” and going out to cut blocks of ice to be used for refrigeration throughout the year—or as long as it would last.
MEEKER | “T.J. just dominated his opponents,” Meeker head wrestling coach J.C. Watt said of sophomore T.J. Shelton, who won his second individual title at the 2014 Colorado State Wrestling Championships over the weekend in Denver. Meeker’s Tristin Pelloni (113) and Devon Pontine (160) made it to the championship match in their respective weights, finishing […]
RANGELY I A hair donation drive to benefit women battling cancer is one of several community education course offerings at Colorado Northwestern Community College (CNCC) this spring.
MEEKER I During January, Meeker Elementary School students enjoyed special happenings in the library. Students enjoyed a 4-H program presented by Dessa Watson and Jamie Moyer as well as Science Week and Spirit Week.
RBC I The era of fur trapping and earning a bounty for predation animals has long since passed. However, trapping was an integral part of the history of our Rio Blanco County area as well as the entire western United States.
MEEKER I Roughly 40 people gathered Saturday afternoon at the Meeker Hotel to listen to several presentations of ideas geared to promote economic development in the Meeker area, focusing on expanded marketing and improved communications.
On Friday, Rangely Mayor Frank Huitt, left, accompanies Colorado Northwest Community College President Russell George as he gives an update and tour of the renovation and expansion of the Rector Science Building on the Rangely campus.