Justice center meetings set

MEEKER I In 2013, the Rio Blanco County commissioners launched the Justice Center Project with the objective of improving facilities that serve our citizens, county and district law enforcement, and improve efficiency of county services based in Meeker.

Meetings on justice center set

MEEKER I In 2013, the Rio Blanco County Board of Commissioners launched the Justice Center Project with the their stated objective of improving current facilities that serve our citizens, county and district law enforcement and to improve efficiencies for county services based in Meeker.

County: Courthouse, Rangely expansion top priority for this year

RBC I In 2014, Rio Blanco County will implement a number of projects to update several county facilities and services. “There are several projects planned throughout the year,” stated Eric Jaquez, the county’s planning coordinator. “I think the residents will be pleased with the improvements.”

Rio Blanco County hires chamber director to head economic development

Katelin Cook

RBC I Rio Blanco County has hired a Meeker woman to be the new county economic development director, working closely with the county, Meeker and Rangely town governments and the chambers of commerce in the area to increase economic development throughout the county.

RIO BLANCO COUNTY DAYS GONE BY

The Meeker Herald — 125 years ago • A lady and gentleman accompanied by an attendant and two pack horses passed through town about two weeks ago going up river. The entire party was on horseback and apparently rigged for a fishing trip.

2013 Coed Softball Championships

Players from Rangely True Value Hardware and Ace Trucking of Meeker shake hands after the defending champions from Rangely defeated Ace in the semifinal game of the 2013 Coed Softball tournament. Ace won a consolation game against WREA on Tuesday and will have had to beat the defending champions twice yesterday after press time to win the title. Rangely only had to win once.

Rangely True Value advances to championship game RBC | Sometimes in a tournament, the best match-ups to watch are in the semifinals because both teams try their hardest, with the winner advancing to the championship and the loser to the consolation bracket.

From my window… County’s fair brings flashback to cock-eyed turkey event

Sean McMahon ~ Editor

By many standards, I assume, most of us do some pretty weird stuff as children. My affinity for “strange” pets and animals many times left my parents shaking their heads.

Instructions on how to report wildland fires

RBC | The Northwest Colorado Fire Management Unit would like to thank the people who have reported wildland fires.

Back to school tips for students

RBC I As a new school year begins, it’s important for parents and children to take steps to help ensure safe and enjoyable school days.

Rio Blanco County Fair Results, Continued

Pantry Stores (Age 14-59) Dill Cucumber Pickles Amy Rundberg 2

Free upland bird hunting seminar offered in G.J.

RBC I In a continuing effort to provide guidance and instruction to novice and experienced hunters, Colorado Parks and Wildlife is introducing a new, ‘Upland Bird Hunting 101’ seminar on Aug. 29.

Classifieds: August 15, 2013 edition

ANNOUNCEMENTS: ATV, Boat and Snowmobile Owners! You can now renew your Colorado OHV registrations on line at: www.parks.state.co.us