Here’s Rio Blanco County … by the numbers

County Assessor Renae Neilson knows her numbers. Speaking at an meeting last month of Rio Blanco County Democrats, Neilson, who, by the way, is a Republican, recited figures mostly off the top of her head, with very few notes.

State of Colorado considers closing of prison in Rifle

MEEKER — With the state facing a $604 million budget shortfall and looking for ways to save money, the Rifle Correctional Facility could be shut down and the property sold.