Opinion: Small actions can make a big difference in changing the future

RBC I It’s hard to know what to say, especially in a forum like this, about the mass shooting in Newtown, Conn., a week and a half ago. Because this is a newspaper, and though I by no means fancy myself a journalist, I’m tempted to try my hand at hurtling statistics and tearing apart […]

Special to the Herald Times

RBC I There is little time left before the nation hits the so-called “fiscal cliff.” President Obama and the lame duck Congress have an unprecedented number of issues to address — including some which directly affect every city, town, special district, county, and school district in Colorado — and every Colorado taxpayer.

One last final wink

MEEKER I Our community lost two wonderful people, with the recent deaths of Mr. Dean Parr and Mrs. Ruth King, both originals.

Stealing newspapers is a crime

RBC I Sometimes when you see something that is wrong, you know you need to do something about it. Nine years ago, I was serving as the state representative in District 56, representing the people of Eagle, Lake and Summit counties in the Colorado House of Representatives. Someone was upset about something written in one […]

Much accomplished, but much more to be done

By Jean White RBC I Over the course of my career as a middle and high school teacher, an entrepreneur and a small business owner, I never expected to become a legislator. But now that I’ve represented Northwest Colorado in the State Senate for two years, I’ve found that my experience in business and education […]

Letter: Thank you Rangely

For the past two months Rangely 4-H members collected shoes at the Western Annex, Recreation Center, and the Parkview Elementary School. In the end 135 pairs of gently used and new shoes were collected.

Letter: Thank you

I would like to thank Peggy Rector and Crystal Ducey for hosting the public gathering at Peggy’s home Friday, May 25. Your extra efforts are appreciated very much.

Letter: New statue

First, of all for those who have not noticed we have placed a statue of a “Service Person” representing all branches of our Armed Forces on the East front corner of our land at Silver Sage RV Park on Main Street in Rangely.

Up and down el Rio Blanco: Thank you veterans

Thank you Rio Blanco County veterans and local V.F.W. Post 5843 for leading us in showing respect and honoring our fallen with your annual tossing of a wreath into the White River and placing another at the memorial in Highland Cemetery, where fallen veteran’s graves were marked with American flags and there were many.

Letter: China’s policies

The U.S. Defense Department believes China will soon have anti-ship missiles with a range of 1,000 miles, B-6 bombers armed with long range cruise missiles, aircraft carriers, 75 surface navy ships, 60 submarines and missile boats.

Letter: BMS student council says thank you

As the end of the year is nearly upon us, we (BMS Student Council) would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone in the community that have made it such a great school year.

Letter to the Editor: Veterans fund

On behalf of VFW posts 5261 and 5843: Our thanks and appreciation to the Meeker Masonic Lodge, Ma Famiglia and the VFW Ladies’ Auxiliary for their sponsorship and assistance in last weeks Potato Bake.