July 5, 2022
  • Features

    Rangely hosts third annual Freedom Walk

    Rainy weather didn’t hamper Rangely’s third annual freedom walk June 23, which honored veterans, law enforcement, first responders and their families. | KATIE KING PHOTO NOTE: In the below article [...]
  • County

    THE PEOPLE’S FRIEND …

    A newsletter reader sent us this snap of a vignette at the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum gift shop. Thanks for sharing! | COURTESY PHOTO
  • Breaking News

    2022 Primary Preliminary Election Results

    The last round of preliminary results was released after press time Wednesday. No races flipped, and no races are close enough to trigger an automatic recount (by Colorado law, that [...]
  • County

    Jail closure expected to save county $500K

    Local police departments impacted by increased costs for transport RBC | Nine months after the closure of the Rio Blanco County Detention Center, numbers demonstrating savings to the county have [...]

Meeker

PLAY ON …

June 30, 2022 0
The Meekerpalooza concert series and Farmer’s Market will take a break for the first two weekends in July. The next two events are set for July 15 and July 22, as well as one (maybe) [...]

Opinion

History may not repeat itself. But it rhymes.

June 30, 2022 0
Attributed to Mark Twain Friends dropped off a 1971 edition of LIFE magazine last week. Perusing its pages has been alternately comforting and distressing. Most of the headlines and articles could have been reprinted today: [...]

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: June 30, 2022

June 30, 2022 0
Public misinformed about Piceance horses Dear Editor: This letter is in response to the recent article in the Herald on the scheduled upcoming wild horse gather in the North Piceance – East Douglas area. We [...]

Guest Column: Wheels

June 30, 2022 1
Americans have an infatuation with WHEELS, even beyond pulling out the TV tray and watching Vanna White and Wheel of Fortune. Motorized, rubber, wood, gears, water, rocket propelled, side by side, even lawn mowers, anything [...]

Sports

SUMMER RODEO …

Sports
June 30, 2022 0
8 Team Roping – Deana Wood/Cody Edinger; Mixed Team Roping – Leah Wood/Cody Edinger; #11 Team Roping – Joe Wood/Cody Edinger; Jr./Sr. Team Roping – Toren Gates/Joe Wood; Dally Ribbon Roping – Ivan Carrillo/Porter Hossack [...]

RIO BLANCO COUNTY CUP …

Meeker Sports
June 30, 2022 0
Members of the Meeker Golf Course Association are pictured with the Rio Blanco County Cup, which will be displayed for the next year in Meeker’s Clubhouse after Rio Blanco County’s east-side golfers outplayed the westsiders [...]
Sports

MINI BRONCS AND MORE …

June 23, 2022 0
Above, the mini bronc competition was fun and fierce at last week’s rodeo. June 16 rodeo results are as follows. #8 Team Roping–Joe Wood/Levi Allen; Mixed Team Roping–Deana Wood/Brett Watson; #11 Team Roping–Clay Reynolds/Kash Atwood; [...]

Rangely

Rangely hosts third annual Freedom Walk

June 30, 2022 0
Rainy weather didn’t hamper Rangely’s third annual freedom walk June 23, which honored veterans, law enforcement, first responders and their families. | KATIE KING PHOTO NOTE: In the below article about the third annual Freedom [...]

County

Ushering in a new decade for RBC Fair

June 30, 2022 0
RBC | Fair books are out.  The county fair will be in full swing in just a few weeks.  This year is the One-oh-one, the 101st annual county fair.  We’re offering some great new changes [...]

THE PEOPLE’S FRIEND …

June 30, 2022 0
A newsletter reader sent us this snap of a vignette at the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum gift shop. Thanks for sharing! | COURTESY PHOTO

News Notes: June 30, 2022

June 30, 2022 0
Play pickleball downtown MEEKER | All are welcome to play pickleball on Mondays and Wednesdays at 6 p.m. between the County Courthouse and the Justice Center in Meeker. No cost to participate. Contact Jim Joy [...]

County Beat: June 28 Meeting

June 30, 2022 0
RBC | Rio Blanco County Commissioners Ty Gates, Ginny Love and Jennifer O’Hearon met Tuesday in Meeker for work sessions and a regular meeting of the board. DHS UPDATE Newly hired Department of Human Services [...]

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