RBC project coordinator to play big role

RBC I Feeling there has been little progress in the recent past, even on small projects, the Rio Blanco County Commissioners are looking forward to the work to be done by new county project coordinator Eric Jacquez, who has started work at the newly created job.

Smith wins two in a row at Meeker Golf Course

Nick Burri, according to local golf pro Jim Cook (right), “had the round of his life” and his summer work paid off as he shot his best round (78) and finished second in the 15-18 division of the Meeker Junior Golf Tournament. Burri will be a sophomore at Meeker High School and will play on the Rangely golf team starting Monday.
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MEEKER | Rifle’s Kyler Smith, who recently turned 18, returned to the Meeker Golf Course for a second time in the past two weeks and left each time as the best golfer of the tournament.

RBC makes DPHE changes

RBC | Rio Blanco County Department of Public Health and Environment (DPHE) has made some changes in more ways than one.

CNCC changes made for fall semester

RBC | With new student orientation Aug. 24 and faculty joining staff and administrators for Convocation on Aug. 19, Colorado Northwestern Community College (CNCC) is gearing up for the fall semester with back-to-school plans, key changes to programs and advising, and new faculty and student support staff.

CNCC sophomore is Miss Colorado Teen

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Miss Colorado Teen Alyssa Mae Magalong.

RANGELY | Alyssa Mae Magalong, 19, a sophomore at Colorado Northwestern Community College in Rangely has been selected Miss Colorado Teen for 2013-2014.

CNCC nurses obtain Certified Educator status

RBC | The Colorado Northwestern Community College (CNCC) Nursing program is pleased to announce that Julie Alkema MS, RN; Kathy Fagan MS, RN-BC; Kelly Martin-Puleo MS, RN; and Charlene Opper MSN, RN

Rio Blanco County Days Gone By

The Meeker Herald — 100 years ago • A new schedule went into effect yesterday on the Rifle-Meeker mail route that affects incoming and outgoing stages. Instead of leaving Rifle at 7 in the morning, they now leave after the arrival of the Denver mail train, all the way from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

All state parks are free Monday

RBC | Colorado Parks and Wildlife will celebrate Colorado Day on Monday by offering free entrance at all 42 state parks.

— RBC Fair competition begins —

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Lori Ann Klinglesmith captured first place in the working cow horse competition, and here she is seen working the cows on Friday night as a pre-Rio Blanco County Fair event held at the county fairgrounds in Meeker.

RBC | The Rio Blanco County Fair kicked off its horse competition Friday night with the working cow horse competition followed by several team roping events.

Letter: Remember Korean War veterans

Dear Editor: We all should proudly remember the veterans of the Korean War as the 60th anniversary of the signing of the armistice that brought the war to an end was on Saturday.

Rural Philanthropy Days aids funding

RBC | Online registration is now open for the Northwest Colorado Rural Philanthropy Days (RPD) conference Sept. 25-27 at Winter Park Resort, Colo.

from my window… Current mindset of many a problem for county teens

The stories written in the past three weeks by Meeker High School to-be-senior Calvin Shepherd are prophetic and troubling.