Rio Blanco County on Patrol…

RBC | The following information is a weekly review of the calls for service that were reported to the Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office. If you have any questions or would like an explanation of the call types listed please make a comment on this posting. We will not release any information as to the […]

Rio Blanco County on Patrol

RBC I The following information is a weekly review of the calls for service reported to the Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office. If you have any questions or would like an explanation of the call types listed please comment on our Facebook page (www.facebook.com/RioBlancoCountySheriffsOffice). We will not release any information as to the names and […]

Rangely, county sharing dispatch duties for town

RBC I Losing three of a police department’s dispatchers, two of them in a 45-day period, is a challenge no department wants to face. In February, that is exactly what happened to the Rangely Police Department when two dispatchers found other positions and a third was dismissed.

Rangely police seek those who vandalized 10 trees

RANGELY I The Rangely Police Department is seeking local help in solving a case of criminal mischief committed on some young trees on Rio Mesa Drive in Rangely.

Foul play not suspected in Rangely death

RANGELY I Saturday Jan. 18, the Rangely Police Department was notified of an unattended death at the residence of Randy Miller, located at 636 School St. in Rangely.

Early morning fire does damage to Rangely home

RANGELY I A house fire broke out early Monday morning south of Rangely, severely damaging the home and resulting in a female living at the residence being taken to Rangely District Hospital with minor injuries, the Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office reported.

Letter to the Editor: Thanks for help with fire

Dear Editor: We have always loved living in a small town. There’s nothing like having that small town community feeling, a great place to raise our children and a great place for family, friends and neighbors.

Encana gives $3,000 grant

RANGELY I Encana Oil and Gas, Inc. announced Thursday that it has given the Rangely Police Department a grant to train law enforcement on how to better respond to life-threatening situations. “Encana is proud to support this program, which will provide Rio Blanco law enforcement with the tools necessary to keep the community safer and […]

Public service …

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Officer Hood visited Rangely Cub Scout Packs 189 and 191 to talk to them about law enforcement and safety. (Left to right) Ben Nielsen, Ty Fielder, Officer Hood, Den Chief Braxton Bishop, Zane and Lincoln Cordrey.

Six arrested in Rangely

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RANGELY I “This is not easy to do and it takes a lot of time,” Rangely Chief of Police Vincent Wilczek said of the recent arrests involving the illegal distribution of drugs within the town. “There is a sense of pride for our police department for taking the stance and moving it forward. I think […]

Rangely PD receives donation for K-9 unit

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The Rangely town council and Rangely Police Department were thankful for a generous donation to the K-9 program from Bud Striegel.

Letter: Rangely Police say thanks for help at bike rally

The Rangely Police Department held its annual bike rally during Septemberfest. The weather was cooperative and we had a great turnout. After riding the safety course, the kids were allowed to register to win a bike.