Mark McCracken

Tuesday, 23 January 2018 13:04


AWOL cow from Steadman Ranch last seen in Paradise Park Subdivision. She is black with a white brockle face, DVD Colorado Brand and green ear tags. The Colorado Brand Board is aware of her AWOL status.

Please contact either Karen Steadman at 970-691-0748 or Chris Steadman at 970-215-9027

Thank you from a Colorado Beef Producing family dating back to homestead days.
Saturday, 09 December 2017 17:54

Icy Conditions on Rist Canyon Road

We have had several reports of the treacherous conditions of Rist Canyon Road in front of "the Ice House" just below Davis Ranch. Since the repaving project this summer, the sun melts snow and ice, allowing it to flow onto and across Rist Canyon Road at this location. Overnight, that moisture freezes into black ice and slush at the beginning of the curve as you drive downhill.

The county has been notified, and they have promised to look into solutions. But in the meantime, the only way to safely navigate this stretch is to slow down to below 20 mph. Please drive carefully!
Tuesday, 28 November 2017 09:25

Colorado Gives Day - Tuesday, December 5th

OK you have survived Black Friday, Small Business Saturday & Cyber Monday and now all your favorite nonprofits are stalking you for Colorado Gives Day! Well - there is a reason for that. Colorado Gives Day is an easy way for you to donate to all your favorite nonprofit organizations and there are foundations that will match donations given on this day so your money is multiplied. As you probably know, Rist Canyon Volunteer Fire Department is an all volunteer, donation only based department that provides emergency services to the Rist Canyon community. Please remember RCVFD and donate on this special day. It is easy - just go to Colorado Gives.

Thank you,
Dale Snyder, Board President and Carol Dollard, Chief
Rist Canyon Volunteer Fire Department
Wednesday, 22 November 2017 20:48

Help RCVFD while you shop

Rist Canyon Volunteer Fire Department is working with Amazon in their Smile program, which means that when you get great deals at Amazon during Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Amazon will donate a portion of the total to RCVFD.

Support us when you shop this holiday season. Go to and Amazon donates to Rist Canyon Volunteer Fire Department.
Friday, 03 November 2017 14:11

Reminder: Annual Meeting and Potluck

Stove Prairie School
November 4, 2017, at 6:00 PM
Election of Officers
Update of Bylaws - please review (PDF) before the meeting.

All area residents are encouraged to attend! Please bring a main dish, salad, bread, or dessert to share.
Friday, 03 November 2017 10:03

Neighborhood Rewards Program

Buy a pre-loaded $5 gift card by calling Bridget at 484-6724, or purchase one at the Annual Meeting on November 4th. At the King Soopers checkout counter, load the card with the desired amount of money. Use the card to purchase anything at King Soopers—food, prescriptions, gas, and other items. RCVFD receives 5% of all purchases using the pre-loaded gift card!
Monday, 30 October 2017 16:06

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Saturday, 14 October 2017 10:39

RCVFD Annual Meeting & Potluck

Stove Prairie School
November 4, 2017, at 6:00 PM

All area residents are encouraged to attend! Please bring a main dish, salad, bread, or dessert to share.
Monday, 25 September 2017 19:20

Lost dog

Our 3-year-old black and tan coon hound, Fred Turbo, got away from me last Wednesday 9/20. He should have a collar on and he has been micro-chipped. We are located at the mouth of the canyon and he could easily travel up. If you have seen him, please call.

Juli and Perry Schrader
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(970) 214-5394
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