The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is seeking public comment on an environmental impact statement (EIS) that will evaluate the potential impacts of constructing the Gateway South 500-kilovolt (kV) alternating current (AC) transmission line project, which is proposed to cross portions of Colorado, Utah and Wyoming. The project is proposed by PacifiCorp, doing business as [...]
The Meeker baseball team played its final home game on the road last week. Because of the weather, Meeker’s baseball diamond was never dry enough to play on this season, so the Cowboys had to play their scheduled home games against Paonia in Rifle and their final home game against the Panthers in Rangely.
The Meeker Herald — 125 years ago J.L. McHatton arrived home from Illinois bringing with him 12 head of fine Norman-Percheron horses. County warrants 65 cents at J.W. Hugus & Co.
Colorado Northwestern Community College’s Dental Hygiene Program is sponsoring a Sealant Saturday and Cavity Free Clinic this year in Rangely on April 16 at 9 a.m.
Colorado’s child passenger safety experts support new guidelines announced today by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), which advise parents and caregivers to keep children in the appropriate child safety restraint type — including rear-facing, forward-facing and booster seats — as long as children fit within the height and weight limits set by the [...]
RBC I Environmental assessments for parcels proposed for leasing in northwestern Colorado in its upcoming August 11 competitive oil and gas lease sale.
State influenza experts would like to remind parents that now is the time to get their younger children a second dose of flu vaccine if they fall into the category of children needing two doses this season.
RBC I In a decision handed down a long way from northwest Colorado, a federal court in New York denied a lawsuit last week to prevent the gathering of wild horses from the North Piceance Herd Area.
RBC I In the 60-plus years that I have been privy to the sheep industry in Rio Blanco County many things have changed and much has remained the same.
RBC — The Rio Blanco County Detention Center, located on the third floor of the courthouse in the heart of Meeker, operates at full capacity on average.
RBC — Hunting and fishing recreation has a long and robust history in western Colorado. The Meeker and Craig areas are well known for just such recreation with the area’s abundant public and private fishing waters and immense big game herds.