Sign up for 4-H programs now

RBC I 4-H action is just about in full swing in Rio Blanco County, and the butterbraids are taking over.

4-h group attends district retreat…

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Rio Blanco County 4-H leathercraft leader Bob Klenda is seen here working with a group of kids at the 4-H district retreat held recently in Glenwood Springs.

Time is now to sign up for 4-H clubs

RBC I The 4-H clubs in Rio Blanco County are set to start soon, and now is the perfect time to enroll, one official said Friday.

Kids benefit from early signup as 4-H members

RBC I Although most 4-H clubs won’t begin project work until next year, enrolling your child in 4-H now comes with some benefits.

RBC 4-H selects new officers, presents annual awards

RBC I New officers were named and several awards were presented Sunday night in Meeker and Rangely at the Rio Blanco County 4-H awards programs in each town.

Monday new deadline for RBC fair booths

RBC | The booth and vendor sign-up deadline has been extended to Monday to encourage people of the community to sign-up for a booth at the 2013 Rio Blanco County Fair, which will carry the theme of “Red, White and Moo!”

4-H Beef Club sets pro-beef contest

RBC | Did you know there are only 35 days until fair from today?

Rollin’, rollin’, rollin’ …

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Rio Blanco County has a full 4-H program with thriving market livestock and general project clubs.

It’s not too late to join 4-H

RBC I It is not too late to sign up for 4-H at this time as there are several clubs still open for enrollment.

Community pride…

4-H performed some recent community service by sprucing up the Rangely Animal Shelter and the surrounding area.

4H retreat held: “What’s your H?”

More than 140 4-H members from Rio Blanco, Moffat, Routt, Jackson, Grand, Eagle and Garfield counties participated in the annual District 11 and 12 retreat, including 18 from Rio Blanco County, to discover which “H” in the 4-H pledge they most relate to.

RBC I More than 140 4-H members

RBC 4-H beef feeder show held at fairgrounds

Seventeen Rio Blanco County youth practiced their showmanship skills with 4-H leader Blaine Franklin teaching.

RBC I This year’s Beef Feeder Show was held recently at the Meeker Fairgrounds with 17 4-H members participating from Rio Blanco County. Ed Coryell, Trina Smith and Bill Ekstrom spent the morning weighing and tagging 49 steers from 32 4-H members (including four first time beef members) for the county fair.