WREA hosts 29th annual golf tournament

MEEKER I For the past 29 years, the White River Electric Association has brought employees, friends and business associates together for a fun, yet competitive five-person scramble golf tournament at Meeker Golf Course each June. On Friday, two of the 14 teams held a putt-off to determine the winner.

Home of: Doc and Debbie Watson

MEEKER | Grace Bible Church brought Deb and Doc Watson to Meeker from Crawfordsville, Ind., 27 years ago from Crawfordsville, Ind., but the Watsons seem to be as happy with the move as the church must be to have kept the Watsons here that long.

Sign up now for Range Call parade

MEEKER | The Meeker Chamber of Commerce is organizing the 128th Annual Meeker Range Call Fourth of July Parade, and now is the time to sign up to join in the event.

Obituary: Dorothy Pickens

Dorothy Merle DuRette Pickens passed away peacefully on June 15, 2013, at the age of 97 in Rangely, Colo.

Rio Blanco County Days Gone By

The Meeker Herald — 100 years ago • Another Rio Blanco County scholar has made good and has come to the front in fine shape. His name is Frank P. Goeder, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Goeder, who have resided near Rangely for nearly two decades.

Sign up now for Fourth of July booths

MEEKER | The Meeker Chamber of Commerce is organizing the downtown Fourth of July activities, and each year non-profit organizations offer fun family activities, such as face painting, the bean bag toss and other “old-fashioned carnival” games.

Public comment sought on horse roundup

RBC I The Bureau of Land Management is seeking public comment on a preliminary environmental assessment concerning the partial gathering of wild horses on the Book Cliffs, north of Grand Junction.

Rangely Hurricanes Jackalope Pentathlon

The Rangely Hurricane swim team sent eight swimmers to the Jackalope Pentathlon in Douglas, Wyo.,

Obituary: Catherine “Peg” R. Burke

Catherine “Peg” R. Burke, 77, of Montrose passed away June 10, 2013, at her home surrounded by loved ones. Peg was born Aug. 6, 1935, to Robert and Daisy (Smith) Cook in Yuma, Colo. She enjoyed her childhood in Meeker and attended Meeker High School.

BLM urged to be cautious with local habitat

RBC I Seven prominent hunting and fishing organizations have spoken loudly in support of responsible management of “some of the most valuable fish and wildlife habitat in the Rocky Mountain West.”

Letter to the Editor: Teams didn’t stumble

Dear Editor: We found your headline of three weeks ago stating that the DI teams stumbled at globals to be quite offensive.

Engagement: Caulfield~Bouzek

Mr. and Mrs. John Caulfield are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Anne, to Mr. Vincent Edwin Allen Bouzek.