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

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.