RBC I As anyone who has lived in the West for even a short period of time knows, water is an important and ever challenging topic. Water rights have been fought and killed for, litigated and argued about for a century in Colorado and are once again coming to the forefront in Rio Blanco County.
RBC I The Rio Blanco County Commissioners met in Rangely on Sept. 15 in a short meeting where they were updated on two major upcoming projects. The first project involves the relocation of several landfill buildings.
Dear Editor: June 16 was the deadline for comments on the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed rule change for the operation of the Bonanza Power Plant. This infringement on Deseret’s permit was brought on by the WildEarth Guardians.
RBC I Shawn Bolton, chairman of the Rio Blanco County Board of Commissioners for another week, was recently chosen by the board of Colorado Counties Inc. (CCI), to be its president as of Jan. 1 for a one-year term. CCI is a non-profit membership association with the purpose of offering assistance to other county commissioners […]
RBC I The Rio Blanco County Commissioners are beginning the journey of constructing a new justice center and renovating the old courthouse.
RBC I The plan by the Rio Blanco County Board of Commissioners to hire a full-time county administrator has officially be put on hold for now, board Chairman Shawn Bolton said.
Four plans were suggested for the new Rio Blanco County Justice Center on the old Meeker Elementary School site during an Aug. 13 workshop held by the county commissioners.
RBC | The Uintah Mountain Club of Vernal, Utah, will be hosting Callie Hendrickson and Jon Hill at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 14, at 100 North and 200 East (the new Vernal library).
RBC I Rio Blanco County commissioners signed a resolution to approve a Special Use Permit, with eight conditions, for Mercury Towers to construct a 105-foot telecommunication tower on land owned by Joe and Kelly Conrado.
RBC I After being sworn in last week and attending Colorado Counties Inc., (CCI) training in Denver, new commissioners Jeff Eskelson and Jon Hill attended their first official county meeting Monday last, making appointments to different boards and meeting with Bureau of Land Management officials in the afternoon.