PMC, upriver residents lose phone service Wednesday due to cut line

MEEKER I The Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office notified residents that a 200-pair phone line was severed late Tuesday at the junction of County Road 8 and Highway 13, affecting service for residences and businesses north of County Rd. 8, including Pioneers Hospital and south (upriver) on County Road 8.
CenturyLink technicians were en route to assess and repair the damage but there was no available time frame for repairs to be complete as of press time.
Residents needing to contact Pioneers were asked to call 970-456-7727 or the Sheriff’s Office at 970-878-9600 for more information.