News Briefs: April 8, 2021

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Broadband maintenance Apr. 7-9

RBC | Rio Blanco County broadband internet access may be affected by ongoing maintenance. The county will be moving a core switch and testing communications to service provider routers. Maintenance windows are scheduled for 11:59 p.m. April 7 through 6 a.m. April 8 and 11:59 p.m. April 8 through 6 a.m. April 9. The second maintenance window may not be needed if no issues are detected after the core switch move is completed.

Calling all small business owners!

MEEKER | Please join us Tuesday, April 13 for the first-ever Virtual Small Business Day at the Main Street Now Conference. With content designed uniquely for small business owners and their supporters with guidance and actionable insight to help entrepreneurs move forward in our continuously changing commerce landscape. Since Meeker is a Main Street community we can register up to five businesses FOR FREE! Ask us for the code. Otherwise, registration is only $25. Call 970-878-5510 for more details.

Free legal clinic Apr. 14

MEEKER | Upcoming Rio Blanco County free legal clinic Wednesday April 14, 2021 from 2-5 p.m. Contact your local library at 970-878-5911 to be added to the sign-up sheet. As a COVID work-around, instead of clinic patrons coming to your local public library (which may have limited access), your local library staff will schedule all appointments. It is especially important to provide a reliable phone number, so the volunteer attorney can call the clinic patron’s telephone directly, during scheduled clinic hours. Space is limited.

Historical society quarterly meeting

MEEKER | The Rio Blanco County Historical Society quarterly meeting is set for April 18 at 2 p.m. at the Heritage Culture Center. Bring your own lunch.

VA resource tour April 21

RANGELY | The VA Western Colorado Health Care System invites all veterans to a resource tour on April 21 from 1-6 p.m. at the Rangely Recreation Center, 611 S. Stanolind. Get information about VA health care enrollment, VA benefits and administration, vet center, VA programs and support. For more information call 970-314-6597.

MACC bringing back community theater

MEEKER | Individuals interested in performing or behind-the-scenes participation in community theater are encouraged to attend the next Meeker Arts and Cultural Council (MACC) on Monday, May 3 at 5:30 p.m. at the Heritage Culture Center. MACC is planning a return of community theater to Meeker this summer.

R100 returning to Meeker this June

MEEKER | The Meeker Sportsman’s Club is proud to be hosting the R100 again in 2021. Promote your business and be seen at the event by over 500 participants. The R100 will be held June 25-27 this year. We are expecting 500-plus participants. We would like to offer you this opportunity to be a part of this event. All sponsorship forms are due by May 10. If you have any questions, please contact: Cassie McGuire at 970-665-8822.