RBC | The annual meeting of the Rio Blanco County Historical Society will be held Sunday in Richards Hall at St. James Episcopal Church in Meeker.
RBC I Youth is very much a vital part of the Rio Blanco County Historical Society. Even though senior adults make up the largest percentage of the membership, young people are closely tied to many programs, outreaches and efforts.
RBC I The Rio Blanco County Historical Society invites everyone to join the group for “Remembering Trappers Lake: A Historic Presentation” on Sunday afternoon at Kilowatt Korner.
BUFORD I More than 30 years ago, when Janet Clark first came to reside along County Road 6, she remembers recognizing the stately old building as an abandoned school. Now she is spearheading the Rio Blanco County Historical Society committee that is restoring Coal Creek School as an educational and interpretive center for community and […]
MEEKER I After White River Indian Agent Nathan Meeker plowed up the Ute’s racetrack and tensions escalated, Meeker called for military assistance from the nearest fort, and Major Thomas T. Thornburgh and his 150 troops were dispatched from Fort Fred Steele in Wyoming. They rode south and crossed Milk Creek some 18 miles northeast of […]
MEEKER I One of Meeker’s claims to fame was the dramatic attempted robbery of the Bank of Meeker on Oct. 13, 1896.
RBC I Rio Blanco County Pioneers Association co-presidents Sandra Bradfield and Robert Amick extend their personal invitation and warmest welcome to pioneers and guests attending the 102nd Anniversary Centennial Plus-2 celebration of the Old Timer’s Reunion on Saturday at the Freeman E. Fairfield Center, 200 Main St.
MEEKER I A thorough spring cleaning is in store for the White River Museum Garrison from 1-3 p.m. on May 3.
MEEKER I The Rio Blanco County Historical Society Board and museum members are grateful for Sandy Shimko’s 13 years of dedicated, dependable service. In light of her recent resignation, there will be an Appreciation Tea in the lobby of the Meeker Hotel on Feb. 22. Everyone is invited to come by between 2 and 4 […]