MHS junior nominated for D.C. conference

Faith Patterson

MEEKER I Faith Patterson, a junior at Meeker High School, has been nominated to attend the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 14-16.

Three Rangely students get scholarships

RANGELY I Three Rangely students received merit scholarships to attend Fort Lewis College for the Fall 2014 semester.

Home schooling on the rise in Rangely, matches national trend

RANGELY I During the last decade, the number of home-schooled students has been steadily increasing nationally and in Rangely.

WREA wins rate dispute with Tri State: members will benefit

MEEKER I White River Electric Association (WREA) reached a successful resolution to its wholesale rate complaint case with its power supplier, Tri State Generation and Transmission Association (“Tri State”).

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Several members of CNCC equine team place in Montana competition

Pictured are members of the Colorado Northwestern Community College Equine Team, which competed Nov. 5 in Montana. From left to right are: equine team instructor and IHSA coach Stacey Bailey, team members Tasha Gibson, Catalina Lagüera, Kelsey Priestley, Amber Parmley and Kathryn Costales, and equine instructor and equine program director Dustin Davis.

RANGELY I On Nov. 5, the Colorado Northwestern Community College Horse Show Team traveled to Billings, Mont., to compete Saturday and Sunday in an IHSA Horse Show hosted by Rocky Mountain College, showing well and placing several members within the top 10.

Letter to the Editor: Clean Water Act anniversary a time for celebration

Dear Editor: In the height of this crazy political season, it’s good to remember that clean, reliable water is one of those rare apolitical issues.

Letter to the Editor: Thanks from Meeker Classic

Dear Editor: Dear second grade teachers, students and parents of Meeker and Parkview Elementary Schools: Thank you so much for participating in our educational field trip to the Meeker Classic Sheepdog Championship Trials.

Letter to the Editor: Water conservancy district update

Dear Editor: On behalf of myself and the board members of the Rio Blanco Water Conservancy District (RBWCD) I submit this letter to the Herald Times and your readers with intent to bring deserved attention to the recent Colorado Water Conservation Board (CWCB) meetings that took place at Colorado Northwestern Community College (CNCC). The event […]

Meeker Night Out…


The Meeker Police Department drew roughly 150 people to Paintbrush Park on Aug. 5 for Meeker Night Out, which included a barbecue and a movie in honor of National Night Out, designed to bring families together for an evening and to cut down on crime activities for the night.

Letter to the Editor: Tough letter from Town of Meeker

Dear Editor: On July 3, I found a notice from Meeker’s Code Enforcement Office in my mailbox. We were given 15 days to remove all weeds and grass over 6 inches tall. If we failed to comply, we could be fined $1,000 and/or be sentenced to 90 days in jail for each day of non-compliance.

Amick: No same-sex marriage licenses — yet

RBC I Rio Blanco County is not currently issuing same-sex marriage licenses, Rio Blanco County Clerk Nancy Amick said Monday. “Because the issue still seems to be up in the air, we are waiting to see what happens,” Amick said. “At this point, we have not been asked to issue such a license; in fact, […]