RBC I On May 14 the Rio Blanco County Board of County Commissioners passed Resolution 12-15 allowing three new sales tax exemptions to the original sales tax resolution. These are already exempt at the state level and will now be exempt at the county level effective July 1. Some vendors have already received specific information […]
RBC I Community Wildfire Protection Plans (CWPPs) are authorized and defined by the Health Forests Restoration Act (HFRA) passed by Congress in 2003. A CWPP is a community plan that brings together diverse local interests to discuss their mutual concerns for public safety, community sustainability and natural resources.
Spring has sprung and summer is on its way in Rio Blanco County! Local 4-H members are diligently working on various projects from scrap booking to steer projects, eagerly awaiting the first week of August for the County Fair.
A drilling rig has been set up next to the new WREA substation north of Meeker on the Sulphur Creek road.
Thank you Rio Blanco County veterans and local V.F.W. Post 5843 for leading us in showing respect and honoring our fallen with your annual tossing of a wreath into the White River and placing another at the memorial in Highland Cemetery, where fallen veteran’s graves were marked with American flags and there were many.
The Rio Blanco County Weed Department will be selling herbicide on Thursday mornings 7 a.m. – 11 a.m. at the Meeker Fairgrounds and at the Road and Bridge Building in Rangely after 1 p.m. until 4 p.m.
Ballots for the 2012 republican primary election will be conducted by mail-ballot, which will be delivered to local mailboxes between June 4-8 and are due back Monday, June 25.
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.”