County

Fire season is not over

October 22, 2020 Niki Turner 0

RBC | Extreme drought and fire conditions continue to plague Northwest Colorado as we head into mid-autumn. According to Rio Blanco County Sheriff Anthony Mazzola, last week the Rio Blanco Fire Protection District responded to […]

Features

Smoke gets in your eyes…

August 14, 2020 Caitlin Walker 0

A huge smoke cloud has blanketed Rio Blanco County this week, triggering multiple air quality alerts. Above, smoke hovers over downtown Meeker. According to the CDC, inhaling wildfire smoke can trigger coughing, wheezing, shortness of […]

County

Fire Update: July 16, 2020

July 16, 2020 Herald Times Staff 0

The Rocky Mountain Incident Management Blue Team took command of the Fawn Creek, Stewart and Wolf fires early Wednesday. Thursday afternoon they issued an update on the firefighting efforts: “Aerial resources supporting the Fawn Creek, […]

Meeker

New fire start

July 15, 2020 Niki Turner 0

A new fire has been reported west of Meeker on the eastern edge of the Black Mountain Wilderness Study Area. Bureau of Land Management crews are working on it. It’s been named the Grassy Fire […]

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