News Briefs: Aug. 30, 2012

Reminder! Early deadline
RBC I The Rio Blanco Herald Times will be closed Monday, Sept. 3. All advertising, news items and legal notices for our Sept. 6 edition are due by 5 p.m. TODAY, Thursday, Aug. 30. Thank you!

Yard and craft sale at Giant Step
RBC I Yard and craft sale at Giant Step Preschool, 246 E. Main St., Rangely. Labor Day, Monday, 9 a.m. to noon.

RHS Class of 1987 25th reunion
RANGELY | Rangely High School Class of 1987 and friends are invited to the 25th class reunion Sept. 14 and 15. Meet 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14, at the RHS homecoming football game, then Saturday, Sept. 15, anytime after 5 p.m., for dinner and dancing at the old Ace HI. Any RHS alumni that would like to attend are invited. For more information, call Bonnie Russell-Higgins at 970-424-2291.

White River Museum open house Sept. 8
MEEKER | You are invited to our open house at the White River Museum. Saturday, Sept. 8 at 3:30 p.m. is the opening ceremony with town and county representatives and our lighting designer. Tours and refreshments will be available until 5 p.m. Come see our new lighting and exhibits. Call 878-9982 for more information.

Meeker Classic fun at half price
MEEKER | The Meeker Classic is Rio Blanco County’s headliner for September, and the organizing committee wants to see every RBC resident out there. Not into dogs and sheep? Check out the delicious food offerings, fabulous handmade or agriculture related crafts, and a wide variety of demonstrations and seminars. For RBC residents, tickets are half price if purchased at Wendll’s Wondrous Things or the Meeker Chamber of Commerce. That’s $15 for an adult 5-day pass, $5 for one day. RBC seniors (65+) and those between 8-16 join the fun for $2 a day or $7 for 5 days. Children under 8 are always admitted free. Discounted tickets are not available at the gate, so stop in at Wendll’s or the Meeker chamber.

Veteran’s memorial donations
MEEKER | Contributions to the proposed County Veterans Memorial can be sent to: VFW POST 5843, Rio Blanco County Memorial Fund, Mountain Valley Bank, 400 Main St., Meeker, Colo., 81641.