Classifieds: September 21, 2017

Ads for 9/21/17


Please call before 8:00a.m. day of meal
878-5627 or 675-8112
Senior Citizen Nutrition Program Meals served at noon. Reservations appreciated. Suggested Donation Over 60 – $2.50. Under 60 –  Guest Fee $7.
(Did you know? Homebound trays can be ordered for over 60, suggested donation $2.50 – 12:10 p.m. pickup.)
Friday, 9/22 Sloppy joes w/bun, seasoned spinach, frog eye salad w/ mandarin oranges
Monday, 9/25 Hamburger & tatar tot casserole, wilted spinach salad, cottage cheese, pears
Tuesday, 9/26 Lemon baked Tilapia, scalloped potatoes, sauteed squash, bread, fruit pie
Wednesday, 9/27 Salisbury steak, mashed potatoes, brussel sprouts, bread, cookies
Friday, 9/29 Pork loin, rice pilaf, asparagus, bread, pears, carrot cake
Milk, Tea and Coffee are offered with all meals. Menu subject to change.
Food Bank of the Rockies Mobile Food Pantry, Meeker Fairgrounds, September 28, October 26, November 30, December 28 11:00-12:30.

The Rangely Food Bank is open on Wednesdays from 5:00 p.m.- 6:00 at 204 E. Rio Blanco. To donate, please call 970-620-2407.

ATV, Boat and Snowmobile Owners! You can now renew your Colorado OHV registrations online at:

44444 The Rio Blanco Herald Times accepts all major credit cards. You can fax your classified ad or subscription to (970)878-4016 or email to:

RIO BLANCO Masonic Lodge #80 meets 2nd and 4th Thursday, 7:00 p.m., at 7th and Park, Meeker.

AA & Al-Anon Meetings – Rangely Alcoholics Anonymous – Open meetings Tues & Thurs, 7 p.m., 115 Kennedy Dr., St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, Rangely.
Al-Anon meets Monday, 8:15 p.m., 207 S. Sunset, 1st Baptist Church, Rangely. Al-Anon info call 970-629-5064 or 970-629-2970.

Alcoholics Anonymous Mon. 7 p.m., Weds. 7 p.m., Fri. 7 p.m. St. James Church – enter from back parking lot, meetings are downstairs in Richards Hall, 4th & Park, Meeker 878-4158 878-5636 Alanon Thurs. 7 p.m. 878-5655.

Rangely Victim Services An open door for the protection and care of abused and battered persons. Non-emergency call 629-9691. Emergencies call 911. Providing assistance for victims of violent crimes.

New Eden Pregnancy Care Services – pregnancy tests, emergency supplies, guidance by trained volunteers, classes on pregnancy and child care, post-abortion support, referrals. Mondays and Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 345 Main Street, Meeker. Email: or (970)878-5117 and 219 Sunset Avenue Rangely. Email: or (970) 675-2300. All services are confidential.

Meeker Housing Authority Board of Directors meets the 3rd Thursday of the month at 9:00 AM. at The Pines, 875 Water St., Meeker.

Veterans Service Offices Rio Blanco County: Veterans Service Officer – Joe Dungan, Wednesday, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., County Administration Building, 200 Main Street Suite 300, Meeker. 878-9690 office, 878-3219 home. Fax 878-9581. Rangely: Veterans Service Officer – Hoot Gibson, Tuesday and Thursday, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., County Annex, 17497 State Hwy 64, Rangely. 878-9695 office, 675-2669 home.

SAFEHOUSE If you are being abused physically or mentally, you can call SAFEHOUSE for confidential shelter and help. 878-3131.

The Rangely Moms Group gives pregnant women and mothers of newborns through elementary school-aged children time to take a break, join in discussions and crafts, and build relationships with other moms. We meet the first Thursday of each month from September through May, from 9-11 a.m. at First Baptist Church ((207 S Sunset). Join us! For more information, call Britt Campos at 801-589-4803.

The VFW, American Legion, and their Auxiliaries will meet the second Thursday of each month at 5:30 PM at 290 4th St. For further information call (970) 878-5326.

Looking for female roommate to help out with rent and utilities and weekends with cooking and laundry. Call for interview. 970-260-8758

Attention Rio Blanco County Veterans: Veterans may be eligible for mileage reimbursement for travel costs to receive VA medical care. If you do not currently receive VA travel compensation please contact the Rio Blanco County Veterans Service offices. Rangely: John ‘Hoot’ Gibson, 970-878-9695. Meeker: Joe Bob Dungan, 970-878-9690. Travel compensation is made possible through the Veterans Trust Fund Grant and VFW Post 5843.


Annual Fall Consignment Auction, Saturday September 30th at 9:00 a.m , 2368 S. 1500 E. in Vernal, Utah
Equipment of all kinds, Many Vehicles, Trucks, Trailers, Campers, ATV’s, Motorcycles, snow machines, pipe, New and Used Tools, Generators, Air Compressors, Lumber, Tack, Hunting items, Guns, Ammo, Antiques & Collectibles, Coins, Household Items, and much more! For more information or to Consign to this Auction please call ZJ Auction Service, Inc. 435-789-7424.

Living Estate Auction
Saturday, September 23, 10:00 a.m.
406 30 Road, Grand Junction, Colorado
4 horse trailer, 2 flatbed trailers, 1969 Rambler, 24′ Airstream travel trailer, 4 wheeler, tractor, hand & power tools of all kinds, welders, 47 guns, bullets, reloading supplies, antiques & collectibles of “all” kinds, 3 anvils, ore cart, 40’s Roseville pottery, lots of arrowheads, spears, artifacts, 2 cast scalding pots, lots of good books, household items, exercise equipment, fishing items, Heads & Horns. There are a lot of nice items so plan to attend. For more information call Steve Claypoole CP Auction Service, 970-260-5577 or see web
“Call us about a sale for you”

Estate Auction
Saturday, September 30th, 10:00 AM
3151 Sharptail St., Grand Jct., CO (North of 31 1/2 & D Road
Clean hand & power tools of all kinds, air compressor, generator, etc., 7 1/2 HP boat motor, fishing items, Fancy pump organ, barber chair, nice oak furniture-kitchen cabinet, chairs, desks, buffet, gentlemans dresser. Kachina dolls, Xmas items, oil, porcelain & tin signs, railroad items, scales, potbelly stove, 1 cent fortune scale, lost of small antiques & primitives of all kinds, brass guages, glassware, moose horns, modern household items, side by side fridge, electric oven. Items are stored, did not see it all, treasures will be found. For more information call Steve Claypoole, CP Auction Service, 970-260-5577 or see web
“Call us about a sale for you”

Looking for babysitter for 8-13 hour shifts upt to 4 times per week. 1 child 8 months old. Call 970-314-3358


Bulldog Chimney Sweeps will be in Meeker September 28, 29 & 30th.
Chimney season is over. Have your chimney serviced for next year. 970-872-2333


PRAIRIE DOGS AND GROUND SQUIRRELS: Retired husband and wife from NE Nebraska looking for areas to shoot PRAIRIE DOGS AND GROUND SQUIRRELS. Experienced.

Looking for horse pasture for 2 horses close to town. Call 970-948-2440

**GUNS **

Savage 110 rifle with AccuTrigger in .223. Synthetic stock, Simmons 3×9 scope, and attached adjustable bipod. $400 OBO. 970-404-1238


Utah Gas Corp. Instrumentation & Electrical Technician
Position Summary:
Install, configure, calibrate and troubleshoot instrumentation in support of Field and Plant Operations. Work closely with the technical staff to ensure safe and reliable operation of process instrumentation and control systems. Provide general troubleshooting, power and instrumentation measurements in both field and plant installations. Receive direction from engineering and other maintenance personnel. This position will report to the Production Coordinator and is in Rangely, CO
•High School Diploma or equivalent certification required. Applied science degree (AAS) in Petroleum Production Operations, Instrumentation and Controls Technology or related preferred.
•Familiarity with RTU/EFM (Fisher ROC, Bristol, AutoPilot, etc.) preferred.
•Familiarity with Communications (MDS, Free Wave and Modems etc.)
•Familiarity with PLC (ScadaPack, Allen Bradley)
•Familiarity with Transmitters (1-5v, 4-20mA, Rosemount, Wika etc.)
•Familiarity with Level Sensors (Electrolab, Rosemount, Oleumtech, Vega etc.)
•Computer literacy in PLC software, databases, and DCS with a preference to Delta V (Emerson) experience.
•Journeyman electrical designation is highly preferred.
•Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
•Must pass pre-employment drug screen.
•Must possess a valid driver’s license.
•Two years of relevant experience working as an I&E Technician or similar role in the industry preferred.
Send Resume to

Auto Technician to work in the shop. Pay rate based on experience. Contact Northwest Auto for more information 970-878-5026 or email resume to

Evening dishwasher needed full-time. Serious positions. Apply in person at Ma Famiglia.


PRAIRIE DOGS AND GROUND SQUIRRELS: Retired husband and wife from NE Nebraska looking for areas to shoot PRAIRIE DOGS AND GROUND SQUIRRELS. Experienced.


FSBO: 22 acre horse property with RV service and new fence. $85,000 OBO. 4751 County Rd 7. 580-377-9436


ASK ABOUT OUR CNC MACHINING Can’t get a metal part? We can make all kinds of parts. We have CNC Machine equipment, lathe and tooling to do the job. Contact Phil at Family Automotive and Machine. (970)878-5606.

Dream Maker hot tub, Model – EZSpa, 1.5 years old, hardly used, regular electric plug-120 volt, 15 amp, seats 4 people, 2 deep seats/2 higher seats, mood lighting. $2,500. Call 303-916-4009

Two plots next to each other for sale in the Meeker Cemetery. Asking $300 for each plot. 970-379-2259


Openings available. $15/weekly for ½ hour lessons. Ages 6 and above. Call or text Laura at 970-930-5621.


Retired 65-year-old white woman likes to fish, camp and travel, looking for a relationship. 970-487-3140

Looking for a friend.
I am 66 and a no tobacco Harley rider. Looking for someone to spend time with, possibly more. 970-456-7880.


FOR SALE 14×70 mobile home on 2 acres, 4 miles west of Meeker, 3 BDR/1BA, cistern, $70,000. (970)756-0718 or (970) 878-4629.


4 BDR/2BA house with garage, workroom, shed, large deck, nice location. No smoking/no pets. $1200 /mo. 871 10th Street. 970-629-0151 References.

Storage Depot 10×25 unit. 878-4808.

AVAILABLE NOW: retail space in the center of Meeker at 6th and Main in the historic Hugus Building. Includes over 5000 square feet and loading dock in the alley. This former general store has Main Street display, windows, an antique ceiling, freight elevator, built-in cupboards and 1910 era show cases. Call 970-878-4138 for details.

CLEAN REMODELED 2BD apartments, in-house laundry, storage units available, close to shopping and the downtown area & more. $575 to $595 per month. Western Exposures Realty LLC (970) 878-5877.

Commercial office space available in Hugus Building,
downtown Meeker. 878-4138.

House for rent. 10 miles from Meeker. $1500 per month. References and background check required. Call 970-274-6850

Clean, quiet, 2 BDR/1 BA apartment. $575 mo + deposit, includes W/D. No pets. 970-260-8844

3 BDR Townhouse, W/D, water & sewer paid, $650 mo + $750 damage deposit. Avail 9/10. 970-878-4572

3 bedroom 1 1/2 bath townhouse. 750/month,water & sewer included.
references required. 970-878-5858


Rangely Duplex for Rent 1 or 2 bedroom duplex -Newly remodeled & landscaped. Please contact Rodney 970-462-6538 or Dan 970-462-6858.

SILVER SAGE RV PARK (970)675-2259 RV Spaces for rent. Managers: Dana & Debbie Hanvey (970)675-2259 (970)216-0138.

FOR RENT: 3 slideout 5th wheel, accomodates single or couple, nice permanent setting in RV park. lease, $650 mo., utilities paid, deposit, references required. 970-629-1314

House – 2 BDR upstairs, 3 rooms downstairs, central heat/ac, fenced yard, 1 car garage. 970-629-3605

3 BDR, 1.5 BA, acre lot, heated garage, fiber and trash paid. dog allowed, $960/month, first/last and security deposit. 970-629-5634.

3 BDR, 1 BA, 1500 sq.ft., 2 car garage, large fenced back yard, extra storage available. 1 year lease, deposit, references. 970-640-2393


Trailers, hitches, flatbeds, toolboxes, trailer service and truck accessories. We are a “one stop shop” truck and trailer outfitter. B&W gooseneck hitches $597 installed. Pine Country Trailer Sales, Grand Junction. 1-800-287-6532.


Estate of Leonard M. Plummer a/k/a Leonard Plummer a/k/a Leonard Marion Plummer, Deceased
Case No. 17PR30012
All persons having claims against the above-named estate are required to present them to the Personal Representative or to
the District Court of Rio Blanco County, Colorado
on or before l/9/18, or the claims may be forever barred.
Personal Representative:
Ronald Glen Plummer
c/o Kain & Burke, PC
225 N. 5th St., #611
Grand Junction, CO 81501
Publish: September 7, 14, & 21, 2017
Rio Blanco Herald Times

In the Matter of the Estate of FRANCES M. RAU, Deceased
District Court, Rio Blanco County, Colorado
455 Main Street
PO Box 1150
Meeker, CO 81641
(970) 878-5622
To All Interested Persons:
This Notice of Hearing is filed pursuant to C.R.S. §15-12-1303. The Petitioners are Debra Ann Brown, whose mailing address is 2735 Valley Road, Orefield, PA, 18069, and Diane M. Keshel, whose mailing address is 7095 Lentz Road, New Tripoli, PA, 18066. The Decedent is Frances M. Rau. The property, located in Rio Blanco County, Colorado, is as follows:
All in Rio Blanco County, Colorado, a 1/12th interest in oil, gas, and other minerals except coal
Township 3 North, Range 91 West of the 6th P.M.
Section 27: SW1/4NW1/4, W1/2SW1/4
Section 28: SE1/4NE1/4
Rio Blanco Assessment No.: N5500139
Rio Blanco Assessment Former No.: R550139
Decedent passed away on August 5, 2010. The individuals named in the Verified Petition to Determine Heirship as having an interest in the above-described mineral interests are as follows:
Debra Ann Brown, Daughter of Decedent
2735 Valley Road
Orefield, PA 18069
½ Interest
Diane M. Keshel, Daughter of Decedent
7095 Lentz Road
New Tripoli, PA 18066
½ Interest
Should you object to the relief sought in the Verified Petition to Determine Heirship, you must file an Answer to the same within thirty days of the date of the mailing of this Notice, in any event, no later than the date set herein for the Non-Appearance Hearing scheduled in this matter. All objections to the Verified Petition to Determine Heirship must be filed in writing with the Court and the appropriate filing fee be paid within the time period for answering. The hearing shall be limited to the objections timely filed and the parties timely answering the Verified Petition to Determine Heirship.
A hearing on the Verified Petition to Determine Heirship will be held at the following date, time, and location:
Date: October 20, 2017
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Courtroom/Division: B
Address: 455 Main Street, Meeker, CO 81641
The hearing will take approximately one-half hour.
Respectfully submitted this 31st day of August, 2017 by:
Mark J. Fischer, Esq., #7161
Cantafio Hammond, PC
P.O. Box 774567
Steamboat Springs, CO 80477
Phone: (970) 879-4567
Fax: (970) 879-4511
Publish: September 7, 14, and 21, 2017
Rio Blanco Herald Times

Meeker School District RE-1 is seeking proposals to extend the northeast wall of the Meeker School District Bus Garage so that the garage door on the southwest wall may be closed while performing maintenance operations on school district buses. Proposals will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. on September 25, 2017. For a more detailed scope of work, interested applicants may contact Chris Selle, at or 970-878-9040.
Published: September 14 and 21, 2017
Rio Blanco Herald Times

Notice is hereby given that the Town of Meeker is accepting bid proposals for a used patrol vehicle from the Police Department. The vehicle is a 2007 Ford Expedition 4-door SUV, odometer reads 98,935, VIN – 1fmfu16557la67978. Vehicle is sold as is, and/or general information may be obtained at Town Hall, 345 Market Street, Meeker CO 81641 or by calling 970.878.4100
Sealed Bids, minimum of $1500.00 will be accepted at the Meeker Town Hall until October 2, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. The bids will be opened and awarded at the regular Town of Meeker Board of Trustees meeting on October 3, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.
The Town reserves the right to reject any and all bids and waive any and all informalities, and the right to disregard all non-conforming or conditional bids or counter proposals. Contract award and preferences will be based upon the Town of Meeker personnel Policy & Procedures Manual.
Publish: September 21, and 28, 2017
Rio Blanco Herald Times

Town of Meeker Municipal Code 18.1.137 created a clear operation area for all Town maintenance equipment along all streets within the Town. All trees, tree branches and other obstructions within this operation area or which are causing visual obstruction at intersections must be removed to permit the safe operation of Town equipment and promote the safe movement of vehicular traffic. The clear zone and/or obstructed intersections must be cleared by the property owner by October 8, 2017, prior to commencement of the Town Public Works Department clearing operations.
More information may be obtained at the Meeker Town Hall, 345 Market Street, Meeker, Colorado, Monday through Friday from 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
Lisa Cook, Town Clerk
Published:September 21, 28 & October 5, 2017
Rio Blanco Herald Times

Board of County Commissioners
Of Rio Blanco County Colorado
Rio Blanco County Historic Courthouse
555 Main Street
Meeker, Colorado 81641
September 25, 2017
Items of routine and non-controversial nature are placed on the consent agenda. Any Commissioner or member of the audience may request an item be removed from the Consent Agenda and considered separately on the regular agenda prior to action being taken by the Board on the Consent Agenda.
Public Comment: Any member of the public may address the Board on matters which are within the jurisdiction of the Board. If you are addressing the Board regarding a matter listed on the Agenda, you are requested to make your comments when the Board takes that matter. Please limit your comments to three minutes per member or five minutes per group. The public comment time is not for questions and answers. It is your time to express your views.
11:00 a.m. Call to order:
Pledge of Allegiance
Changes to September 25, 2017 Tentative Agenda
Move to Approve Changes to the September 25, 2017 Agenda
CONSENT AGENDA FOR September 25, 2017
Move to Approve the below listed items of the Consent Agenda.
Consent 1_Approval of the Board Minutes of September 18, 2017.
Consent 2_Approval of a Prime Contract Final Change Order between the Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County, Colorado and FCI Constructors, Inc., reducing the not to exceed amount by $215,100.00 to $6,687,289.00. (All Sign)
Consent 3_Approval of a Single Audit Certification Form from the Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County, Colorado and Paul D. Miller, to the Colorado Department of Transportation Audit Division. (Chairman Signs)
Consent 4_Approval of the 2018 County Health Insurance Pool Employer Options. (Chairman Signs)
•Business 1_Move to Discuss the Appointment of Jay McLaughlin to the Columbine Park Board.
Bid Openings:
Bid Opening 1_2017 Rio Blanco County Meeker Coulter Field Airport and Rangely Airport 2017-2018 Aviation Liability Insurance Policy.
Bid Opening 2_Rio Blanco County Landfill Department 2017 Rio Blanco County Leachate Holding Pond Project.
Bid Awards:
Bid Award 1_Move to award the 2017 Rio Blanco County Meeker Coulter Field Airport and Rangely Airport 2017-2018 Aviation Liability Insurance Policy to ___________________________________.
MOU’s, Contracts and Agreements:
MCA 1_Move to approve an Agreement for Services between the Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County, Colorado and Sexual Offenses Resource Services to provide Sexual Abuse Offender Treatment Services, in an amount not to exceed $5,000.00. (All Sign)
•RES 1_
Other Business:
Public Comments
County Commissioners Updates
1:15 p.m. Board of Adjustment Appeal Hearing
•Public Hearing 1_Appeal by Arlene Fritzlan, Meeker, CO 81641 Regarding Code Enforcement for Fire Escapes.
•Public Hearing 2_Appeal by Albert and Mona Avery, 271 CO Rd 57, Meeker, CO 81641 Regarding Code Enforcement For Deck Permits
•Public Hearing 3_Appeal by Bob Wheeler, 4752 CR 7, Meeker, CO 81641 Regarding Code Enforcement for abandoned trailers.
The agenda is provided for informational purposes only; all times are approximate. Agenda items will normally be considered in the order they appear on the agenda. However, the Board may alter the Agenda, take breaks during the meeting, work through the noon hour and even continue an item for a future meeting date. The Board, while in session, may consider other items that are brought before it. Scheduled items may be continued if the Board is unable to complete the Agenda as scheduled.
The next regular Board meeting is tentatively scheduled for October 9, 2017, at 11:00 a.m., at the Rio Blanco County Historic Courthouse, 555 Main Street, 3rd. Floor, Meeker, Colorado. Please check the County’s website for information at: If you need special accommodations please call 970-878-9573 in advance of the meeting so that reasonable accommodations may be made.
Published: September 21, 2017
Rio Blanco Herald Times

The Regular Town Council Meeting of Sept 26, 2017 will be cancelled. The next regularly scheduled meeting will be held Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 7:00 P.M.
Thank You!
By: Lisa Piering, Clerk/Treasurer
Published: September 21, 2017
Rio Blanco Herald Times