MEEKER I Perhaps the greatest quality of the people who homesteaded the White River valley in the early 1900s to make a life for themselves was perseverance. The second greatest quality was their innovative methods for earning money.
MEEKER I “I was very proud of these young men,” head coach Klark Kindler said of his team this year. The Cowboys traveled to Mullen High School Friday night to play a very “big” Haxtun team. Their season came to an end, but not before advancing to the regional tournament and finishing an impressive second [...]
MEEKER I The Meeker Youth Basketball boys’ season is coming to an end with the last games scheduled this week. The program was a huge success this year with approximately 21 participants in the fifth- and sixth-grade division and 19 in the third- and fourth-grade division.
MEEKER I Students at Barone Middle School took part in the National History Day contest. The annual event features a new theme every year and invites students from across the country to compete. This year’s theme was “turning points in history.”
MEEKER I Klark Kindler was recognized prior to the boys’ game Friday night for 199 wins, 15 years of coaching, a third and fifth place finish at the state tournament, and the influence he has had on countless student athletes in his career. Friday’s game did not impact league standing but did conclude the regular [...]
MEEKER I The Meeker High School boys’ basketball team secured a top four position and home court advantage for the first round of the district tournament. They had two tough games last weekend against Paonia and Hotchkiss who were tied for fifth and sixth, just one game behind the three-way tie among Meeker, Rangely and [...]
MEEKER I The close ties and neighborly attitudes of Lime Kiln are comparable to some of the other long-standing “communities” within our county such as the Powell Park and Piceance Creek areas. Five generations of Burkes have lived on the family’s original property in the Piceance Basin. They are well-known not only for their sheer [...]
RBC I The middle school girls finished their season last weekend with a tournament in Craig. Rangely’s seventh-graders came out on top with a perfect 9-0 season. They not only won all of their games and were crowned tournament champions, but also scored an average of 35 points per game throughout their season.