The U.S. Defense Department believes China will soon have anti-ship missiles with a range of 1,000 miles, B-6 bombers armed with long range cruise missiles, aircraft carriers, 75 surface navy ships, 60 submarines and missile boats.
The Rio Blanco County Pioneers Association co-presidents Connie Theos and Mary Ann Wilber extend their personal invitation and warmest welcome to pioneers who will attend the 100th anniversary Centennial celebration of the Old Timer’s Reunion on Saturday, June 2, at the Freeman Fairfield Community Center. Festivities begin at 3 p.m.
Contributions to the proposed County Veterans Memorial can be sent to: VFW POST 5843, Rio Blanco County Memorial Fund, Mountain Valley Bank, 400 Main St., Meeker, Colo., 81641
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently issued a report that states: “Drowning is the leading cause of injury death among children ages 1-4 years… These children most commonly drowned in swimming pools.”
ANNOUNCEMENTS ATV, Boat and Snowmobile Owners! You can now renew your Colorado OHV registrations on line at: www.parks.state.co.us
This past weekend the RBC judging team competed in a double header and won them both. The junior team of Madi Shults, Macy Collins, Kenzie Turner and Marryn Shults judged the classes at the fourth annual Tri River Area Judging contest at the Montrose County Fairgrounds Friday. They won the team title and many individual [...]
The Meeker Police Department would like to remind all citizens to be on the alert for people running scams either on the phone or through the mail. Two types of fraud have been reported recently in our area.
The last four years, those of you who comprise the wonderful community and county of Rio Blanco have been well represented by commissioner Kai Turner. Rio Blanco County and Northwest Colorado need experience, knowledge, dedication and a commitment to serve and represent those who have elected you to office.
Despite a continuous decline in the number of people killed in traffic crashes in Colorado over the past decade, the number of people who died without seat belts increased for the first time since 2002.
In collaboration with the public and a broad range of stakeholders, Rio Blanco County will complete a community wildfire protection plan (CWPP) and countywide addressing project by December 2012.
The National Barrel Horse Association Colorado District 10 had a barrel race in Rangely, Colo., at Columbine Park on May 19. I would like to thank the Daniel Lapp family, Jed the CNCC rodeo coach, Ted (who helped with the speaker system and photographer), the Rangely Cattlewomen who provided a great concession stand and all [...]
As part of an ongoing commitment to encourage industry to develop technologies that could lead to economic and commercial viability for oil shale development, the Bureau of Land Management has released for public review a preliminary environmental assessment for two proposed oil shale research development and demonstration leases in Rio Blanco County, Colo., about 35 [...]