MEEKER | Rio Blanco County Communications Center received a call around 6 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 19, stating there were five snowmobilers that were overdue. The five individuals from Wisconsin, ranging in age from 24 […]
MEEKER | Brett Smithers, 48, of Meeker, Colo., was found unconscious and not breathing Saturday afternoon approximately 1.5 miles up the Marvine Trail that leads to the yurt, according to a press release from the […]
RBC | If you were planning on enjoying a salad with your Thanksgiving feast, you might be better off with the sweet potatoes or the green bean casserole. The Centers for Disease Control and the U.S. […]
From the National Weather Service: A Flash Flood Watch is in effect from Tuesday morning to Wednesday morning. Moisture and precipitation from the remnants of Hurricane Rosa will move across the area Monday through Wednesday. This will […]
HIGHWAY 13 NORTH OF MEEKER IS OPEN, ALTERNATING LANES 6:15 PM Highway 13 north from mile marker 51 at the top of Nine Mile to Colowyo is closed for fire operations on the James Fire.
A magnitude 4.3 earthquake with an epicenter about 28 miles northwest of Parachute was felt by Rangely residents around 4 a.m., and according to the USGS “shake map” could have been felt by residents in […]
Widespread smoke from several in-state and out-of-state fires is impacting large sections of western Colorado. In addition, eastern Rio Blanco county has heavy smoke from the Cabin Lake Fire. Periods of moderate to heavy smoke […]
Smoke from area wildfires has reduced the air quality in Meeker to “unhealthy for sensitive groups” at 38 micrograms per cubic meter of fine particle pollution. Sensitive groups include individuals with heart/lung disease, the elderly […]