Memorial honors county veterans

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MEEKER I The ground was broken in early June on the lawn and sidewalk at the Rio Blanco County Courthouse, but the statue and the stone/concrete construction of the actual Rio Blanco County Veterans Memorial will be unveiled and dedicated in downtown Meeker on Thursday after the parade.

Veterans’ memorial…

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Hoot Gibson, Commander of V.F.W. Post 5162 in Rangely, recently presented a maquette of the Veterans’ Memorial to Rangely mayor Frank Huitt (trustees Clayton Gohr and Brad Casto are also pictured) at a recent town council meeting in recognition of the town’s financial support of the project. Veterans in Rio

Benefit cribbage tournament Sunday

MEEKER | The annual benefit cribbage tournament will be played Jan. 27 in the Mountain Valley Bank community room starting at 2 p.m.

News Briefs: Benefit cribbage tournament Jan. 27

MEEKER | The annual benefit cribbage tournament will be played Jan. 27 in the Mountain Valley Bank community room starting at 2 p.m.

Veterans memorial donation…

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Rio Blanco County veterans service officer Hoot Gibson accepts a $3,000 check from Western Rio Blanco Metropolitan and Recreation and Park District (WRBM) executive director Tim Webber last Friday.

Gone, but not forgotten

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RBC I Independence Day is celebrated because of the brave soldiers serving in the armed forces, fighting and defending the Constitution of the United States and the rights it provides all Americans. Range Call has celebrated Independence Day in Meeker since 1885 and Rio Blanco County has produced hundreds of