The Meeker Herald — 125 years ago • W. H. Clark made a preliminary survey Tuesday for a ditch for W. L. Veatch. The ditch will be taken out this side of Miller Creek and it is expected that it will be continued onto the Mesa. Mr. Veatch proposes to start the ditch and other […]
The Meeker Herald — 125 years ago • Commissioner A. J. Gregory, accompanied by C. N. Greig, formerly cashier of the Glenwood National Bank, came in from Glenwood Springs last evening.
The Meeker Herald — 125 years ago • Those who have used it say we have the best forging coal in the state. Mr. F. N. Johantgen considers it is the best coal for fine work he has ever used. It is his No. 1 welding coal and he has never handled better for all […]
The Meeker Herald — 125 years ago • Mr. J. A. Martin and Mrs. Leana Collins were united in marriage last Wednesday by Judge Charles Attix. Mr. Martin is well known on White River, and identified as a rising young cattleman, and the bridge comes from Dillon.
The Meeker Herald — 125 years ago • An accident happened on the Burlington railroad near Hartwell, Neb. George Prilchard of Denver and Robert Bean, of the Bar-circle outfit on Yellow Creek, were instantly killed. The men were in the caboose of their train when a following freight train ran into them. The two trains […]
The Meeker Herald — 125 years ago • J.W. Hugus & Co. have quite a number of car-loads of freight at Rawlins, and there are a good many freight outfits plying between there and Meeker transferring the same.
The Meeker Herald — 125 years ago • The Meeker Town Council is now considering the expediency of opening up Main Street west to the Thayer Ranch. A movement is on foot to raise part of the funds necessary to do this work from the property owners who will be benefited by the improvement.
The Meeker Herald — 125 years ago • The heavy rains of the last three weeks did considerable damage to ranches along Piceance, where earth, sand, rocks and boulders were washed down from the hillsides covering large tracts of ground in different sections. Roads were cut up and badly washed out in places.
MEEKER I Gerald Morris of Meeker was incorrectly identified as Gerald Miller in an Aug. 29 article on Page 1 regarding his personal input on the future use of the old Meeker elementary school. The Herald Times regrets the error.
The Meeker Herald — 125 years ago • It is reported that a move is being made to have the Rio Blanco County Commissioners at their meeting to declare the office of sheriff vacant so that nominations can be made for the election of a sheriff in November. No one has heard from Sheriff Kendall […]