PMC, upriver residents lose phone service Wednesday due to cut line

MEEKER I The Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office notified residents that a 200-pair phone line was severed late Tuesday at the junction of County Road 8 and Highway 13, affecting service for residences and businesses north of County Rd. 8, including Pioneers Hospital and south (upriver) on County Road 8. CenturyLink technicians were en route […]

Two adults charged with providing alcohol to minors in Meeker

On Saturday, Aug. 20 at approximately 12:23 a.m., the Rio Blanco County Communications Center received a report of a very intoxicated juvenile who was in the emergency room at Pioneers Medical Center in Meeker, Colo. Both Meeker Police Department and the Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office responded to Pioneers Medical Center to investigate. Through the […]

County jail inmate takes own life in cell

RBC I The Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office announced Tuesday morning that a 55-year-old woman was found deceased in her cell on Monday from a suspected suicide.

Mazzola attends 108th annual National Sheriffs’ Institute in Aurora

RBC I Rio Blanco County Sheriff Anthony L. Mazzola completed participation in the 108th session of the National Sheriffs’ Institute (NSI) held in Aurora from Aug. 31 to Sept. 4.

Rio Blanco County on Patrol…

RBC | The following information is a weekly review of the calls for service that were reported to the Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office. If you have any questions or would like an explanation of the call types listed please make a comment on this posting. We will not release any information as to the […]

Rio Blanco County on Patrol

RBC I The following information is a weekly review of the calls for service reported to the Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office. If you have any questions or would like an explanation of the call types listed please comment on our Facebook page (www.facebook.com/RioBlancoCountySheriffsOffice). We will not release any information as to the names and […]

Rio Blanco on Patrol…

The Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office fielded 104 calls during the week of March 31 through April 6. The calls included 15 traffic stops, seven traffic complaints, six fires and six animal calls. According to a synopsis of department activity during the period:

RBSCO is taking on new staff

RBC I The Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office has experienced several changes since the first of the year. Anthony Mazzola was sworn into the office of Rio Blanco County sheriff a month and a half ago, and he has faced several challenges from the beginning.

RBC retirement party on Jan. 9 expanded

RBC | The Rio Blanco County Clerk and Recorder’s Office will host a retirement party on Jan. 9 for County Clerk Nancy Amick and assistant Jackie Brennan, who are both retiring after several years of service. Amick is retiring Jan. 13 and Brennan is retiring Jan. 16. As of Monday, the party has been expanded […]

Letter to the Editor: Supporting Mike Joos for RBC Sheriff

Dear Editor: This is an open letter to the citizens of Rio Blanco County: I am supporting Mike Joos for sheriff. He came to Meeker in 1990 to work for the Meeker Police Department. Previously he worked at the Federal Heights Police Department for 11 years.

Letter to the Editor: Joos will continue to provide excellence

Dear Editor: During the last few months, the race for Rio Blanco County Sheriff has quietly moved toward what will be a significant election for the citizens of Rio Blanco County.

RBCSO scholarship …

Tessa Slagle of Rangely, left, accepts a $500 scholarship from Rio Blanco County Sheriff Si Woodruff as winner of the Rio Blanco County scholarship from the state sheriff’s association. One scholarship is available from each of the county sheriff’s offices in the state.