Williams hosts open house

RBC — Northwest Pipeline GP (Northwest), one of the Williams Companies, currently owns and operates an interstate natural gas pipeline which crosses portions of Rio Blanco County. The pipeline provides natural gas service to several states throughout the west including markets in Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, Idaho, Oregon and Washington.

Letter to the Editor: RBC planner responds

Dear Editor: In response to Mr. Casto’s letter of Jan. 12, asserting county officials are doing a poor job of supporting business, I feel that in order to come to an informed judgment, the public needs the correct details of the situation presented. In that the letter does not identify the individual involved beyond being […]

Letter to the Editor: Big price tag

Dear Editor: People of our great county, I would like to tell our county officials how poorly they our helping our local businesses thrive.

“Share your story” contest

RBC I Share your Colorado story on History Colorado’s Facebook page for a chance to win. History Colorado, established in 1879, offers access to Colorado’s cultural and heritage resources, including statewide museums and special programs for individuals and families, collection stewardship of Colorado’s historic treasures, educational resources for schools, students and teachers, services related to […]

Help for your home heating bills

RBC I Colorado’s Low-income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP), which provides financial assistance with home heating bills, will begin accepting applications Tuesday, Nov. 1 and will continue to do so until April 30, 2012.

Men of the Outdoors: Trey Morris

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MHS senior Trey Morris bagged this 28 inch mule deer in unit 21 near Rangely­ with the help of his dad, Todd. They harvested the massive buck after school let out Wednesday, Oct. 26.

Veterans targeted by scams

RBC I Veterans have recently contacted staff at the Grand Junction Veterans Affairs Medical Center to report attempts to get their personal information by phone.

OHV applications available

RBC I Applications for the 2012-2013 Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) State Trails Grants are now available. There are $4 million in grants available for projects related to the use of OHVs on lands open to the public.

Time to think about flu shots

RBC I This year, the theme for the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment’s flu campaign is “Do Something Easy,” because getting a flu vaccination is a whole lot easier than most of the tasks Coloradans pack into their busy days.

Sept. 1 marked reinstatement of wildlife zones

RBC I Roadside reminders are back in the form of lowered nighttime speed limits and/or doubled fines for nighttime speeding within designated wildlife zones.

Storms over area keep fire crews busy

RBC I About two dozen wildland fires occurred over the weekend beginning Friday afternoon. Lightning was the cause of all the fires except for one which was a vehicle fire.

Tickets for booster seat violations steep

RBC I Aug. 1 marked the one-year anniversary of the expanded child passenger safety law in Colorado, which means law enforcement will start pulling over and giving $82 citations to drivers transporting children under age 8 who are not in a car seat or booster seat.