RBC Historical Society presents ‘This is Rangely’ Oct. 9 in Meeker

RBC | Rio Blanco County Historical Society presents: “This is Rangely—Celebrating Rangely History!” on Oct. 9 from 1-3 p.m. at the Old West Heritage Culture Center (517 Park Ave., Meeker, Colo., next door to the White River Museum). Luncheon is at 1 p.m. Guests can bring salad or dessert. Board is providing hot casseroles. Business […]

Lucky Ducks …

Rubber Ducky Race benefits schoolhouse project MEEKER | “I see them! Here they come!” Young voices rang out from the riverbanks below and atop Meeker’s Tenth Street bridge as little yellow rubber duckies came bobbing around the river bend. A bit of brisk and wet weather didn’t dampen the spirits of the participants in the MVB […]

Editor’s Column: Saying the Pledge of Allegiance a reminder of who we are and who we want to be

I’m writing this while watching the first presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. Social media today was full of suggested drinking games for adult viewers to help them endure the ongoing insanity of this race for the White House, including imbibing every time someone says “believe me” or every time one of the […]

News Briefs: September 29, 2016

Fairfield grant applications due Oct. 3 Meeker | The Freeman E. Fairfield Charitable Trust semi-annual grant application deadline is 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 3. Applications may be mailed to P.O. Box 2302, Meeker, CO 81641 or delivered to Diane Dunham, 438 E. Market. Mailed applications must be received—not postmarked—by Oct. 3. Application forms are available […]

Historical Society Seeking New Leadership, Members

Historical Society seeking new leadership By Caitlin Walker Special to the Herald Times RBC | For aficionados of the past, there’s not much more thrilling than making history of their own. The chance to be remembered, commemorated, and rediscovered long after your stint on planet Earth is through is both motivation and reward for the […]

Historical Society annual election held

MEEKER | The Rio Blanco County Historical Society’s Annual Meeting was held Jan. 13 at Kilowatt Korner.

“Lighting the Future to Preserve our Past”

MEEKER I Visitors to the White River Museum will notice the temporary relocation of the main entrance to the east side of the museum while the first phase of the new lighting renovation project commences. The museum remains open and welcomes visitors.

Official opening…

Meeker Mayor Mandi Etheridge cut the ribbon at the official opening of the Smithsonian exhibit “Between Fences” at the White River Museum last Saturday. The exhibit will be on display until the end of February.

Historical society seeks art donations

RBC — Rio Blanco County Historical Society is seeking donations of original art, pottery, needlepoint, etc. for its fundraising art auction over the Fourth of July weekend.

Historical society annual fees are due

MEEKER — Rio Blanco County Historical Society’s annual membership fees for 2009 are due.

Charges filed against Shelly Flannery

MEEKER — Charges were filed last week in Rio Blanco County against Shelly Flannery, the former treasurer for the Rio Blanco County Historical Society. “There were two counts filed,” said Anthony Mazzola, 9th Judicial District investigator.

Reichert is elected treasurer of county historical society

RBC — Rio Blanco County Historical Society members elected officers Sunday, including a new treasurer, a position that has been temporarily filled since the dismissal of Shelly Flannery.