April 12, 2021
  • Breaking News

    Wildfire burning on County Road 8

    RBC | A fire is burning approximately eight miles up County Road 8. Rio Blanco Fire, BLM and Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s office arrived on-scene early Sunday afternoon. The sheriff’s [...]
  • County

    Easter 2021

    WRBM Pool Easter Egg Hunt and Rangely Elks Easter Egg Hunt Rio Blanco County residents were more than happy to hop to it in 2021 after last year’s Easter festivities [...]
  • County

    Murry new dual-county DHS director

    RBC | Tia Murry is the new dual-director of the Department of Human Resources for Rio Blanco and Moffat counties. Thursday, April 1, 2021 marked two months in the position [...]
  • County

    RBC goes Green

    State’s color-coded COVID dial system to be retired in next two weeks RBC | The state health department moved Rio Blanco County to Dial Level Green on March 25, removing [...]

Meeker

BLUE SKIES …

April 11, 2021 0
The snow is well on its way out of the valley, at least until Colorado decides to mix it up, which happens approximately every hour or so. This week’s weather featured beautiful mid-70 temps, followed [...]

Discussion about leashing laws for Meeker’s parks

April 9, 2021 0
MEEKER | Meeker trustees’ first regular meeting of April included more discussions about Ute Park, specifically when it comes to allowing dogs. Meeker resident and landowner David Smith, who leases the park for his livestock, [...]

Op/Ed

Loose Ends: Water Rights

April 12, 2021 0
MEEKER | “You don’t understand. My grandfather lost his life over who owns the water from the river.” Listening to a friend’s story about her grandfather’s struggles to get enough water to his crops and [...]

Kaye’s Corner: Historical Society update

April 9, 2021 0
MEEKER | The Rio Blanco County Historical Society started around 1949 when a group of women devoted time to preserving historic artifacts. They collected items and stored them in a spare room of the Taggert [...]

Sports

PLAYER OF THE WEEK …

Meeker Sports
April 8, 2021 0
BOBBY GUTIERREZ PHOTO As the Meeker Cowboys moved up in the rankings to the third spot just below Wiggins and Denver Christian, their sophomore outside hitter Emma Luce was awarded MAXPREPS/AVCA Player of the Week [...]

WRESTLING …

BMS Wrestling
April 8, 2021 0
The Barone Middle School Cowboys hosted their first duals of the season with Soroco, Rangely, Hayden and North Park. Meeker came out on top in all three duals. Pictured top to bottom are Brode Low, [...]
Rangely Sports

Lady Panthers win two, lose one over the weekend

April 8, 2021 0
RBC | The lady Panthers were 2-1 last weekend. Rangely traveled to DeBeque on Friday, April 2. They started off strong and didn’t look back, sweeping the Dragons 3-0. Leading the offensive for the lady [...]

Rangely

SPARTAN SHOWDOWN …

April 11, 2021 0
ROXIE FROMANG PHOTO Weber State Cowboy Ladd King ties down his steer in the tie down roping event at the CNCC Spartan Showdown on April 3rd to win the buckle for the weekend. King was [...]

WELCOME HOME …

April 11, 2021 0
Nichols Store owner Bill Hume was welcomed back to Rangely last week after a lengthy out of town hospital stay. His family and employees thank everyone for their continued thoughts and prayers for Bill’s full [...]

THE WHEELS ON THE BUS …

April 8, 2021 0
… go round and round thanks to the hard work of RSD’s transportation department. Left to right are Tammie Stewart, Carrie Fouch, Bart Nielsen, Dave Jordan and Conrado Quezada.

County

No Picture

Appeals court rules in favor of RBCSO

April 12, 2021 0
RBC | Rio Blanco County sheriff’s employees did not unconstitutionally ignore the risk of suicide to a woman who died inside the county jail in 2016, the federal appeals court based in Denver has ruled. [...]

Wildfire burning on County Road 8

April 11, 2021 0
RBC | A fire is burning approximately eight miles up County Road 8. Rio Blanco Fire, BLM and Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s office arrived on-scene early Sunday afternoon. The sheriff’s office has asked that the [...]

County wins appeals case with Utah Gas

April 11, 2021 0
RBC | The Rio Blanco County Board of County Commissioners, along with the County Assessor’s Office and County Attorney’s Office are pleased to announce a recent decision rendered by the Colorado Board of Assessment Appeals [...]

Days Gone By: April 8, 2021

April 9, 2021 0
The Meeker Herald125 years ago New grass is starting to make a showing.The annual town financial statement shows Meeker’s finances to be in a healthy condition.The Old Fellows of Meeker will soon start a two [...]

State reduces mask restrictions

April 8, 2021 0
RBC | As of Tuesday, April 6, the county was reporting 15 additional COVID-19 cases since Monday, March 29, with nine active cases in Meeker and seven active cases in Rangely. No new hospitalizations or [...]

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