With warmer weather melting much of the snow and exposing last fall’s brush, grass and debris, area residents are beginning to burn off dead brush and leaves, such as this recent small controlled burn near Rangely. County law enforcement agencies remind residents to contact them before a burn takes place. In Rangely, call 675-8466; in Meeker, call 878-5555; to contact the Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office, call 878-9620 in Meeker or 878-9625 in Rangely.
Tara Earl is a member of the Rocky Mountain Youth Corp Veterans Fire Crew, which has been training to fight fires, has mitigated fire-supporting conditions and forage and has even fought a wildland fire in […]
Dear Editor: A huge, heartfelt “thank you” goes to all those responsible for battling the Strawberry Creek Fire.