New York court allows wild horse gather

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.

Ranching Feature: Sheep industry changes, but survives

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 Detention Center bookings rise significantly in 2007

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.

Local outfitters, DOW team up for hunter outreach programs

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.