August 11, 2020
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    Dinosaur

    Skull Creek may be site of new open pit mine

    Skull Creek is east of Dinosaur and west of Massadona, about 17 miles from the Colorado-Utah border. Residents are concerned about impacts from a proposed frac sand pit mine, including truck traffic, noise pollution, water [...]
  • Features

    The Sounds of Meeker Part 3: The Bell Tower

    The bell tower at St. James Episcopal Church is technically called a “carillon”. The bells you hear every day at 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. are electronic versions of various pieces. MEEKER | [...]
  • Features

    No deal on bridge use for pond project

    Proposed reconstruction of Circle Park Pond including a park entry demo and rebuild. COURTESY IMAGE MEEKER | Diana Jones and Janelle Urista, representing Skijor, came to Meeker’s town board of trustees Tuesday to express gratitude [...]
  • County

    Back to school, with precautions

    Meeker and Rangely school districts will eliminate in-town bus routes. Caitlin Walker | Herald Times RBC | The goal is to get kids back in the classroom for in-person learning and to take all necessary [...]
  • County

    COVID-19 case count rises to 20; 14 active

    Infographic from rbc.us as of Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020. EDITOR’S NOTE: This story has been updated from the Aug. 6 print and online edition to reflect 8 new cases added after press time. Of the [...]

Meeker

To market, to market…

August 9, 2020 0
A Meekerpalooza farmer’s market was held Friday, July 31 in downtown Meeker and featured music from bluegrass band Wood Belly, snow cones, drinks, various booths and a face mask fundraiser. There will be one more [...]

Meeker Summer Rodeo Series results: July 30

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Paula Cooper (top) won the open breakaway competition July 30. Leah Wood (bottom) took home the dally ribbon roping award with dad Joe Wood, and the junior and senior team roping award with Cody Edinger.KIM [...]

New addition…

August 6, 2020 0
Alan Lane Jessop joined his siblings Azalia, Aspen and George, and parents Andrew and Amanda Jessop of Meeker at Community Hospital in Grand Junction on July 18, 2020, at 11:17 p.m. The newest Jessop weighed [...]

Op/Ed

Letter to the Editor: Aug. 6, 2020

August 6, 2020 0
Resource Pantry under new management Dear Editor: The Rangely Community Resource Pantry is under new management. We would like to thank all of you who visited us in the past and hope you will continue [...]

Editor’s Column: Virtual Baggage

August 6, 2020 0
Feel down? Vaguely depressed? Frustrated? Have you lost your self-confidence? Struggling to find your voice? Paranoid? Angry for no reason? Convinced everything is terrible and will never get better? You may be experiencing an acute [...]

Sports

Coach pitch…

Sports
August 6, 2020 0
WRBM has completed its 2020 Coach Pitch Season. Back row: coach Grace Doolin, Kesleigh Kennedy, Matthias Lucero, Davon Lucero, Cole Odom, Zeke Schwartz, Kameron Harvey, Rylee Robie and coach Kaulan Brady. Front row: Eli Schwartz, [...]

Cowboy golf

Meeker Sports
August 6, 2020 0
The 2020 Cowboy Golf season kicked off Monday. This year head coach Willy Theos said “they are guaranteed to play by the Colorado High School Activities Association (CHSAA).” The season which starts earlier than the [...]
Meeker Sports

Final 2020 swim meet

August 6, 2020 0
(Top) Iris Gianinetti and (bottom) Dexter Chinn competed with and against their teammates in the final swim meet of the season. The swimmers set 18 team records. MEEKER | The final swim meet for the [...]

Rangely

Obituary: Glenda Ryan Horton

August 6, 2020 0
Glenda Ryan Horton passed away on Sunday, Aug. 2 at 1:30 a.m. She is the sister of Joan (Ryan) Padilla of Rangely and in-law to Shirley Faye (Jones) Cox of Rangely who passed four days [...]

Obituary: Shirley Fae “Jones” Cox

August 6, 2020 0
Shirley Fae “Jones” Cox, 84, passed away Tuesday, July 28, 2020, at 11:30 p.m., at the Colorado Veterans Community Center in Rifle, Colorado, following her battle with Alzheimer’s and diabetes. She was a loving wife, [...]

Letter to the Editor: Aug. 6, 2020

August 6, 2020 0
Resource Pantry under new management Dear Editor: The Rangely Community Resource Pantry is under new management. We would like to thank all of you who visited us in the past and hope you will continue [...]

County

NEPA Regulation Changes

County
August 7, 2020 0
What does the acronym “NEPA” stand for and how does it affect you as a Rio Blanco County resident?  “NEPA” is the National Environmental Policy Act and the process that is required for all decisions [...]
County

Trail maintenance restores access for hikers, riders

August 6, 2020 0
Crews from Rocky Mountain Youth Corps and Colorado Mountain Club did some much-needed maintenance on two trails in the Blanco Ranger District. Special to the Herald Times MEEKER | Two seldom-used trails in the Blanco [...]
County

General election will be held as scheduled

August 6, 2020 0
U.S. Constitution does not grant the president power to move election date Special to the Herald Times RBC |Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold today reaffirmed that the state’s General Election will be held as [...]

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