Waking wilderness…

June 7, 2020 Caitlin Walker 0

With mountain roads and passes officially opened for summer, the wilderness offers a great escape from heat, people and screens. The Trappers Lake area continues its slow recovery from the 17,000 acre Big Fish Fire. […]



May 31, 2020 Caitlin Walker 0

The hummingbirds are back! Forgo the red dye and make your own nectar with four parts water to one part granulated sugar (four cups water to one cup sugar fills about three-four standard feeders.) Bring […]


Welcome back…

May 30, 2020 Caitlin Walker 0

Rio Blanco County officially has two operational recreation centers again. Rangely Recreation Center opened May 18, and Meeker Recreation Center (MRC) reopened Tuesday after an extended closure for a pool boiler replacement project. Temporary heat […]


Flying high…

May 27, 2020 Caitlin Walker 0

It’s a truly terrific time to own your own airplane. This small plane was seen from the hospital campus coming in for a landing at Meeker Airport. CAITLIN WALKER Photo



May 26, 2020 Caitlin Walker 0

Most of the remaining high school building has come down in the past week, and work on the new bus barn has begun. Soil preparation was underway last Tuesday afternoon.

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Seven Lakes Lodge back on the market

May 26, 2020 Caitlin Walker 1

[responsivevoice voice=”US English Female” buttontext=”Listen to this”] More than 11,000 acres of private land located in the midst of the White River National Forest are up for grabs. Seven Lakes Lodge, owned by pro golfer […]


Man’s best friend…

May 25, 2020 Caitlin Walker 0

[responsivevoice voice=”US English Female” buttontext=”Listen to this”] Did you know there are numerous ways owning a dog can benefit your health? Here are our favorites: 1. Dogs can motivate you to exercise more. 2. Dogs […]

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The best laid plans

May 22, 2020 Caitlin Walker 0

[responsivevoice voice=”US English Female” buttontext=”Listen to this”] From dining habits to bathroom breaks, the global pandemic has affected every layer of life, even in a county relatively untouched by the virus thus far. For almost […]

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