Parkview Elementary School students in Rangely invited veterans to their weekly assembly on Nov. 10 in honor of last week’s Veterans Day celebrations. Students introduced the individuals they invited, followed by veterans naming their branch, how long they served and duties performed during their tenure. Military members from World War II to those currently in […]
RBC I Events like this week’s Veterans Memorial Park dedication tend to get people thinking. Below are highlights from interviews with three Rangely veterans who reflected on the meaning of recognition, remembrance and why they matter.
Dear Editor: This is an open letter to all Rio Blanco County veterans.
MEEKER I The ground was broken two weeks ago on the lawn and sidewalk at the Rio Blanco County Courthouse, but the stone and concrete construction of the actual Rio Blanco County Veterans Memorial will begin this week in downtown Meeker.
Meeker VFW Post 5843 conducted the service Monday at the veterans memorial at Highland Cemetery.
Just in time for this Memorial Day, there’s a new memorial recognizing area veterans.
Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion Posts all across the nation are discontinuing crosses on veterans’ graves on Memorial Day, due to less membership in our Posts.
Local veterans service organizations will present a Memorial Day ceremony at 10 a.m. Monday, May 25 at the City Park bridge, followed by an additional ceremony at Highland Cemetery.
Ninety years ago, the guns fell silent in Europe. World War I — the “war to end all wars” — was over.
MEEKER — In 1920, on the second anniversary of the Armistice, ceremonies occurred in England and France, where an unknown soldier was buried in each nation’s highest place of honor (in England at Westminster Abbey; in France at the Arc de Triomphe).