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County Beat: Pharmacy closure causes a stir

January 12, 2022 Lucas Turner 0

PHARMACY The closure of Meeker Drugs, the town’s only pharmacy, has left many residents wondering where they would get medication. Pioneers Medical Center isn’t expected to open their own pharmacy until sometime in the spring, […]

Columns

Facebook jail

January 6, 2022 Lucas Turner 0

In the 15 years since Facebook opened its services to the general public, the site has grown massively, today boasting more than 2 billion active monthly users. Its sheer scale, reach and cultural significance makes […]

Features

HELLO 2022 …

January 5, 2022 Lucas Turner 0

Did we say something about 2021 being better than 2020? We don’t recall, but we better not jinx it again … so here’s to the best 2022 you can have, and here’s to whoever had […]

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IMPROVING FISH HABITAT …

December 30, 2021 Lucas Turner 0

No, Rio Blanco Lake has not sprung a leak. Colorado Parks and Wildlife held a public meeting in October to explain plans to adjust the management of some fish species currently in the lake to […]

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Safety first for activities on ice

December 30, 2021 Lucas Turner 0

Now that winter has finally arrived in northwest Colorado, residents are participating in the usual cold-weather activities, including those that require ice. At the Circle Park Pond in Meeker, freezing temperatures mean new opportunities for […]

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Opinion

Support law enforcement

December 16, 2021 Lucas Turner 0

Regardless of which war, or branch of service, all veterans learn early that their survival depends on their ability to ask three critical questions: No. 1) What could go wrong? No. 2) How bad could […]

County

Commissioners Approve 2022 Budget

December 15, 2021 Lucas Turner 1

Rio Blanco County commissioners issued final approval for the 2022 budget Tuesday evening after months of deliberation, meetings with staff, community members and elected officials. The full budget as-approved in its entirety is available at […]

Rangely

CHRISTMAS MAGIC …

December 15, 2021 Lucas Turner 0

Rangely’s weekend of Christmasfest activities brimmed with delight for all ages. Some activities included visiting with Santa, Cookie decorating, a parade, and beautiful decorations on display at Ryan and Dana Huitt’s home during carriage rides […]

Features

Chevron sells Rangely oil field

December 15, 2021 Lucas Turner 0

The recent sale of oil and gas infrastructure in Rio Blanco County represents the end of an era for Chevron and the beginning of a new one for Texas-based Scout Energy Partners. Scout recently purchased […]

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