RBC | Meeker’s fireworks display is still on the schedule and Rangely’s Kenney Reservoir display has been cancelled as of press time. Cancellation of Meeker’s event is still possible. Citizens are urged by local authorities […]
RBC | Fire danger is low in Rio Blanco County, which means the current potential for large intense wildfires is at a minimum. However fire safety always needs to be observed as lighter vegetation, like […]
Meeker and Rangely both have spectacular fireworks displays but because of extreme hot and dry weather conditions and current fires burning in the state, both fire chiefs wisely announced this year’s Fourth of July displays […]
RBC I Extreme fire conditions in northwestern Colorado have prompted the Northwest Colorado Fire Management Unit to increase fire restrictions to the “Stage II” level for all BLM lands in the Little Snake, Kremmling and […]
RBC I The Bureau of Land Management (Northwest Colorado District), the White River National Forest and the National Park Service-Colorado National Monument will institute Stage II fire restrictions on Friday, June 22.
RBC I Residents are reminded to remain “on guard” with the use of fire during Red Flag warning periods.
RBC I The Rio Blanco County Board of County Commissioners adopted a resolution to imposed a ban on open fires in the unincorporated areas of Rio Blanco County Monday last.
RBC I With below normal precipitation, early snowpack runoff and above normal temperatures, the stage is set for fast-growing fires. There have been numerous wildland fires in northwest Colorado, predominantly on private property, from agriculture […]
MEEKER I With the current dry conditions, a controlled burn can get out of control quickly, which is what happened Easter afternoon on Little Beaver.
RBC I Recent windy, dry conditions have already prompted Red Flag Warnings for northwest Colorado. Green-up, which helps to slow fires spread, has not yet occurred in most areas and dead grass and brush is […]