FINAL UPDATE: Containment of the Dead Dog Fire has increased to 95 percent and the size remains 17,731 acres. On Thursday, firefighters worked diligently to increase containment of the Dead Dog Fire by making efficient […]
RBC | The Rio Blanco County Board of Commissioners, after discussion prior to the regular meeting with local operators, approved Resolution 2017-08 on Feb. 13, which extends a 2015 moratorium on impact fees for another […]
RBC | Rio Blanco County Road Spring Load Restrictions began Feb. 8. Affected roads are county roads 5 (Piceance Creek), 24 (Ryan Gulch), 7 (Strawberry Creek) and 21 (Bonanza). Restrictions remain in place until March […]
RBC | Motorists traveling Hwy. 13 between Meeker and Rifle can look forward to the end of a six-month construction project at the end of October. The project, which began in April 2016, covered 2.1 miles […]
RBC I Yesterday BLM head Neil Kornze announced that the BLM was not accepting the recommendation from the National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board—an independent panel comprised of members of the public—to destroy wild […]
The Bureau of Land Management’s National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board met Sept. 8-9, 2016, in Elko, Nev., to discuss issues relating to the management and protection of wild horses and burros on Western […]
RBC I Blanco County locals are well aware of the county’s rich history of mineral extraction. However, few know the true rare gem located in Piceance Creek, the only known large deposit of nahcolite, or […]
Dear Editor: This is an open letter to residents who use Piceance Creek Road (County Road 5). This letter is to let you know that Community Counts road signs have been installed along, and feeding […]
RIFLE I Rifle Creek Museum is hosting another “Remembering Rifle” day with Gracie Petrakian as special guest on July 6 between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Rhawnie McGruder, a customer service representative with Natural Soda Inc., said she never brings her camera to work but she happened to have it with her on May 29 when she spotted this afternoon funnel […]
RBC | The Piceance Creek Weed and Pest District will meet Monday, Jan. 21 at 6:30 p.m. at the Piceance community building.