135 join in poker, snowmobile ride

About 135 snowmobile riders get ready for the poker run to begin.

MEEKER I Roughly 135 sleds, several with more than one rider, took part in the third annual “I Ride with James” Poker and Snowmobile Ride on Sunday, raising funds for the James Sizemore Memorial Scholarships and for Rio Blanco County Search and Rescue.

Search and rescue sent out twice

RBC I The Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office announced Monday that the county’s search and rescue team has been deployed twice on back-county missions in the past week. Both calls were to the area of the Buford-New Castle Road and the intersection of county roads 10 and 17.

2nd Annual “I Ride With James” Snowmobile Poker Run

phmksnowmobile grand prize

“Overwhelming,” Kathy Sizemore said of the community support given to her family at the second annual “I Ride With James” Poker/Fun ride held last Sunday, where a Polaris youth snowmobile was given away to Kevin Brown, who pulled a royal flush for the best hand for the grand prize enjoyed

OHV Fundraiser …

phmkohv rest stop

The first annual Rio Blanco County Search and Rescue OHV poker run featured 54 hands with the best going to Annie and Luke Purcell, Cassie McGuire was second and Bob Coquoz had the third best hand.