2012 Year in Review – Part 6

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• Rio Blanco County became a stopping point last week for the Road to Discovery ride and the Sea to Shining Sea tour, two cross-country cycling events. While the causes were different and the participants were headed for opposite coasts, both rides symbolized hope — whether for a cure, a breakthrough, or a new beginning.

2012 Year in Review – Part 5

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• Rio Blanco County was well represented in dashes, distances, jumps, throws and puts in Denver’s Jefferson County Stadium last weekend for the 2012 Colorado State Track and Field Championships. Many returned with medals, including two golds for Meeker senior Kathryn Doll, who also anchored and medaled in relays. Rangely junior Holly Lepro was one […]

2012 Year in Review – Part 4

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• A suspect placed in custody at the Rio Blanco County Jail was charged with robbing Mountain Valley Bank at Fourth and Main Streets in Meeker, according to the Meeker Police Department. The suspect was seen leaving the bank on foot. Meeker police officers, Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Department officers and officers from the Colorado […]

2012 Year in Review – Part 2


• Snowmobilers gathered at the Lost Creek trailhead for the first annual “I Ride With James” benefit poker run. Funds raised by the 113 riders and 133 poker hands played go toward the James Sizemore Memorial Scholarship fund. Monies are used for a local scholarship and to assist RBC Search and Rescue with the purchase […]

Saying goodbye to 2012 – Year in Review – Part 1

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RBC I With a struggling economy, severe drought and fires, and one of the most contentious national elections in memory, 2012 wasn’t an easy year. Residents of Rio Blanco County, Rangely and Meeker came together in times of celebration and sorrow to support one another and the continued growth and development of their respective communities.

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