RBC I This week we will look at news and events that took place between June and December 2014.
RBC I This is Part 1 of our annual review of news stories and local events from the previous year. This week covers January through June, 2014.
♦ Ace Trucking of Rangely entered the 2013 Coed League tournament undefeated and the No. 1 seed, but lost in the semifinals, forcing them to come back and defeat the defending champs, Rangely True Value Hardware, twice in a row to win the title. ♦ A mural that now adorns the east side of Shepherd’s […]
• Three Meeker Destination Imagination teams qualified for the Global Finals in Knoxville Tenn., in May. The third-grade team is in the front row; the fifth-grade team in the middle row; and the sixth-grade team in the back row. Meeker has three of the four teams representing the Western Slope as members of Team Colorado. […]
• Musicians are working to save “the tank,” an unused water storage tank west of Rangely near County Road 41. The space, which musician and composer Bruce Odland calls “a sonic wonder of the world,” has captured unique reverberations of sound for more than three decades. If Friends of the Tank can raise $42,000 by […]
• Commissioners also signed a proclamation in defense of the Second Amendment to the Constitution of the United States. “Whereas, the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution provides that ‘A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not […]
• Development is moving forward on 16 lots in a new subdivision approximately one-half mile west of Parkview Elementary School. An annexation last spring allowed Rio Mesa Resources, owned by Mike Hayes, to develop the 95-acre site • After more than 300 people finished off 600 pounds of crab legs at the annual Crab Crack, […]
RBC I A Dec. 20, 2012, notice from Kent Walter, field manager of the Bureau of Land Management’s White River Field Office in Meeker, sent to all BLM grazing permittees (more than 85), drew a large crowd to the Rio Blanco County exhibition hall on New Year’s Day. According to grazing advisory board member Mike […]