Commissioners will decide which roads are closed to OHV traffic

RBC I Commissioners, the sheriff’s office, road and bridge department, and the economic development office have been fielding calls from tourists and hunters regarding OHV permissible roads. According to RBC Sheriff Anthony Mazzola, “By the letter of the law, prior to the trail system, you couldn’t operate an OHV on any county road. We as […]

Bolton urges residents to fight proposed OHV bill

RBC I The Colorado State House of Representatives is currently considering a bill that would impact OHV operators statewide, including a change that would require an OHV operator to have a state-issued driver’s license in order to operate any Off Highway Vehicles (OHV) including ATVs and side-by-sides.

Rangely, county, BLM examine changes in plans for OHV trails

RBC I Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Rio Blanco County and Town of Rangely officials met Jan. 6 to discuss the BLM’s White River Resource Management Plan (RMP) in the context of county plans to implement an Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Master Trails Plan, which was adopted last year.

Many at work for OHV trails near Rangely

RANGELY I Several years ago, Rio Blanco County developed an off road vehicle trails master plan. Meeker has had their trails for some time and now it’s Rangely’s turn to get in on the action.

Consultants will move ahead with expanded trails master plan

RBC I Great Outdoors Consultants (GOC), the company hired in November to create a trails master plan for motorized — and non-motorized use in Rio Blanco County, presented several trail concepts at the second of three public workshops during March in Rangely and Meeker.

Rio Blanco County receives OHV grant

MEEKER I Thanks to community-wide efforts by the Meeker Chamber of Commerce, Rio Blanco County, the Town of Meeker, the Bureau of Land Management, the U.S. Forest Service and the Wagon Wheel OHV Club, a grant for $265,300 has been awarded to Rio Blanco County by the Colorado State Parks Off Highway Vehicle (OHV) Program.

OHV Trails now open for the season

RBC I Spring is finally here, and it is time to put the snowmobiles in storage and get ready to hit the trails and camp on your local national forest lands. Blanco Ranger District is transitioning from over-snow travel to summer travel on local roads and trails, according to district ranger Ken Coffin of the […]

OHV Fundraiser …

The first annual Rio Blanco County Search and Rescue OHV poker run featured 54 hands with the best going to Annie and Luke Purcell, Cassie McGuire was second and Bob Coquoz had the third best hand.

Wrestlers host successful OHV poker run

MEEKER I The Meeker High School wrestling team hosted the first annual OHV poker run fundraiser Sunday last.

Wagon Wheel Trail receives grant

RBC I The Wagon Wheel Trail, a collaborative effort by several Rio Blanco County entities, were notified recently the project has been awarded a $100,862 grant from the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Division (CPW) Trails program for the off-highway vehicle trail system.

Letter to the Editor: OHV trails supporters

Dear Editor: The Meeker Chamber of Commerce would like to highlight many individuals who have been involved with the OHV trails grant recently submitted by the county.

OHV enthusiasts asked to attend meeting

RBC | Everyone interested in the future of off-highway vehicle use is encouraged to attend a Dec. 13 meeting in Glenwood Springs, Colo.