Rangely volleyball 1-2 over the weekend

RANGELY I The Rangely High School volleyball team went won one and lost two matches over the weekend, beating Vail Mountain on Thursday before falling to Meeker and Hotchkiss on Friday and Saturday.

MHS volleyball wins two

Meeker High School volleyball players are introduced before a home match last Saturday.

MEEKER I The Meeker High School volleyball team won two out of three matches last weekend, beating Caprock Acadamy on Thursday evening and West Grand on Saturday. Their weekend began as they hosted the team new to the league, private school Caprock Acadamy from Grand Junction.

Lady Panthers take down Plateau Valley Cowboys

Rangely High School's volleyball team won at home last Saturday, beating Plateau Valley in a key league matchup.

RANGELY I The Rangely High School volleyball team won a big league game at home Saturday, beating Plateau Valley.

Family celebrates together as matriarch turns 100 in Rangely

Mossie Percifield, seated, turned 100 on Aug. 8, and was joined in a celebration by her daughters, top, from left to right: Betty, Patty and Sandy.

RANGELY I Mossie Percifield hit the century mark Aug. 8, 2014, celebrating her 100th birthday. A century of love, laughter, work and devotion to

Royalty reigns over Range Call

Range Call Rodeo 2014 Queen Cheyenne Steele, First Princess Emily Amick, Second Princess Jazzmyn Wakefield.

RBC I The Range Call Rodeo Royalty Court for 2014 is Queen Cheyenne Steele-Mackay, 17, of Rangely. She is the daughter of Bryan and Janet Mackay.

Don and Rosemary Hilkey chosen as 2014 parade grand marshals

2014 Range Call parade grand marshals Don and Rosemary Hilkey.

MEEKER I From the snow on the mountaintops to the dirt in the arena, Don and Rosemary Hilkey help make events special in Meeker. This year, the ever-active couple will be celebrated as the grand marshals for the 2014 Range Call Parade, which will be held on Friday in downtown Meeker.

RBC walk/runs during July 4th weekend benefit new MHS track and New Eden

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Meeker Educational Foundation adds to Range Call activities MEEKER I The annual Range Call Celebration is just around the corner and the Meeker Education Foundation is adding to the activities with a Save Our Track Walk-A-Thon.

Vicky Tate retires after 34 years with MSD

Vicky and Mike Tate on their wedding day.

MEEKER I One of the advantages to living in a small town is the number of exceptional teachers who possess such perseverance that they impact two generations of learners.

Education, life experience Tenn. theme for DI teams

Three Destination Imagination teams from Meeker Elementary School competed last week in Knoxville, Tennessee, as part of the DI Global Competition against 1,400 teams from around the United States and around the globe. Local coaches and organizers said the trip to the competition was educational and a life experience.

MEEKER I Three Meeker Destination Imagination teams traveled to Knoxville, Tenn., last week to compete in the global finals tournament. This tournament is the culmination of a year’s worth of hard work and success at regional and state levels, and all three teams finished near the middle of the field in their respective competitions.

Bob Amick, Sandy Bradfield come from long-term pioneer clan

Above is the old Watson Store, later the A. Oldland and Co. building in 1887 and later the building was occupied by the Independence Lumber Co. at th and Main streets in Meeker.

MEEKER I In 1879, the White River Utes rebelled against tyrannical Indian agent Nathan Meeker in the last major Native American uprising at the Ute Agency in Powell Park, and the concurrent Battle of Milk Creek with U.S. Army troops.

BMS girls finish track season with a bang in Wyoming

MEEKER I The Meeker seventh- and eighth-grade tracksters finished their season with a bang, winning the combined girls’ division, topping 10 other teams Saturday in Baggs, Wyo.

BMS tracksters endure bad weather to stay ready

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BMS eighth-grader Doak Walker is pictured in the 200 hurdles, where he finished third.

The Barone Middle School track team has been very busy over the past two weekends, competing in Glenwood Springs two weekends ago and in Rangely on Saturday.