News Briefs: Jan 21, 2021

White River Algae TAG meeting Jan. 27

RBC | The White River Algae Technical Advisory Group (TAG) will be meeting virtually on Wednesday, Jan. 27 at 1 p.m. to hear updates from U.S. Geological Services (USGS), Trout Unlimited, Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW), and GEI Consultants related to the White River Algae Study. If you are interested in attending, please call 970-878-9838 to request a link for the virtual meeting.

Short-staffed? Grow your own talent!

RBC | Good help is hard to find, yet great teams are more important now than ever. If you’re part of a healthcare profession (medical, dental, pharmaceutical, behavioral, home health, assisted living, and so much more), you’re invited to a panel discussion about new opportunities to grow your existing or new staff. Visit to complete a short survey, and receive a follow-up email with useful information. For any other questions and to schedule a visit with our team contact Sasha Nelson, Colorado Northwestern Community College Director of Workforce Training at 970-824-1118 or email
CNCC classes in Meeker and Rangely


Enrich your personal and private life by learning how ethics impacts your daily life. Join instructor Gregory LaPoint in learning the basic history of ethics, how ethics is viewed in the modern era and how ethics can affect your life. You may wish to purchase the book: Natural Law and its Relevance by LaPoint. 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Feb. 2 through March 11. Cost is $126 for 12 days of class. The class will be taught via webinar and is 100 percent online. Meeker seniors 62+ receive 50 percent off. Register at or by calling 970-824-1118.

American Heart Association Skills Test

Now there’s a new, quicker way to certify or recertify for CPR-AED/First Aid. Test your skills. Take an American Heart Association Online course and then travel to Craig to complete the two-hour skills practice and test. You must bring proof of successful completion of an AHA online course within 3 months of your skills test. Skills testing on your schedule is available for larger groups. Enrollment is open for testing March 6 and May 1. Meeker seniors 62+ receive 50 percent off.

Register at or by calling 970-824-1118