Gracie Petrakian grew up in Meeker, before moving to Silt for her senior year of high school.
RBC — An oversized load, headed to the new Williams Gas Plant in the Piceance Creek Basin, will make its way through Rio Blanco County today and Friday.
RBC — An oversized or “super load” will make its way through Rio Blanco County today and Friday, halting traffic in spots. The load, which weighs 580,000 pounds and is 236 feet long, is headed to the new Williams Energy gas plant in the Piceance Creek Basin.
MEEKER — Represent-atives from Williams Companies presented information about their new Willow Creek gas processing plant to Meeker’s town board and staff prior to the regular board meeting June 17.
RANGELY — A special report outlining planned regulations and legislation from state and federal government that would cripple or almost destroy the area’s economy was presented at Rangely’s monthly community networking meeting by Sandy Been of EIS Solutions in Grand Junction.
RBC — Heading the charge to address critical needs in community infrastructure, the Rio Blanco County Board of Commissioners presented a controversial impact fee proposal for residential, commercial and industrial development May 27.
RBC — Everyone attending the public hearing held by the Rio Blanco County Commissioners on the Rangely campus of Colorado Northwestern Community College Monday was in agreement about the impacts facing the county but not how to pay for them.
RBC — The Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office recently conducted a study of accidents that occurred on County Road 5 between 2001 and March 2008, and there has been a significant increase. In 2001, the sheriff’s office investigated nine property damage accidents and one injury accident on County Road 5, for a total of 10 […]
Rio Blanco County is planning to increase fees on new home, industry construction and development
RBC (AP) — The Colorado Division of Wildlife is recommending that several proposed federal oil and gas leases be withdrawn or issued with conditions in an upcoming auction to protect greater sage grouse, lynx, native cutthroat trout and other wildlife.
Wildlife researchers turn attention to energy development in Piceance RBC — Energy experts say Colorado’s Piceance Basin is one of the largest natural gas reserves in North America.
RBC — The residents of Rio Blanco County are well aware of the impact the oil and gas industry has on our area. This impact is especially evident when driving the roads in and around the Piceance Creek Basin. The volume of incidents for 2007 dramatically increased over the 2006 figures.