Major progress seen in water and sewer system in Rangely

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Present for an April 22 tour of the White River Intake Pumping House, were, from left: city employee Mark Chillson, Town Trustee Lisa Hatch, Rangely Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Kristin Steele, Town Trustee Andrew Shaffer, Mayor Frank Huitt, Mayor Pro Tem Brad Casto, Town Manager Peter Brixius and Water Utilities Supervisor Alden Vanden Brink.

Rangely’s Water and Sanitation Department prepares drinking water and treats wastewater released back to the White River. It is a complex system that requires a significant investment in time and money.

Temple Grandin: Children and livestock are sometimes alike

Sean McMahon ~ Editor

My window lets me see some fog. You know, those days when things are clear but the concepts are a big foggy, and some people just don’t understand.

‘Colorado You Got Talent’ competition in Meeker in June

“Colorado You Got Talent” will be holding auditions in Meeker this summer, and individuals from this and surrounding counties are invited to take part.

Classifieds: May 1, 2014 edition

ATV, Boat and Snowmobile Owners! You can now renew your Colorado OHV registrations on line at: www.parks.state.co.us Announcements The Rio Blanco Herald Times accepts all major credit cards. You can fax your classified ad or subscription to (970)878-4016 or email to: janae@theheraldtimes.com

FFA hold Food for America Farm Day today

The annual FFA Food for America Farm Day is being held today on the vacant lot just south of Meeker High School from 8 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.

Tickets available to hospital’s Spring Gala

Tickets are now available for the 2014 Spring Gala Black & White Masquerade Ball to benefit the Pioneers Healthcare Foundation.

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.