Editor’s Column: Gobsmacked!

June 7, 2019 Niki Turner 1

It means “utterly astonished; astounded,” and it’s the perfect descriptor for my reaction to the announcement that I was chosen Meeker’s Citizen of the Year for 2019. It’s taken me several days to wrap my […]


County Beat: May 30, 2019

June 4, 2019 Niki Turner 1

RBC | The county commissioners heard from Colorado Parks and Wildlife Area Manager Bill de Vergie Monday regarding the discovery of Northern pike in Kenney Reservoir. “The whole thing caught us by surprise,” de Vergie […]


Days Gone By: May 16, 2019

May 22, 2019 Niki Turner 0

The Meeker Herald 100 years ago • The heavy rains of last Saturday were followed by the usual frosts. • The excavation work for the new State Bank building was finished Thursday forenoon. • When […]

Letters To The Editor

Letter to the Editor: A heartfelt thank you

May 22, 2019 Niki Turner 0

Dear Editor: We find ourselves speechless with all that we have been blessed with: the love, support, prayers and the generosity of the town of Meeker’s community, businesses, churches, others from near and far towns […]


Weekly Call Review: May 6-12, 2019

May 22, 2019 Niki Turner 0

The following information is a weekly review of the calls for service that were reported to the Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Communications Office. If you have any questions or would like an explanation of the […]



May 22, 2019 Niki Turner 3

MHS seniors Gracie Bradfield, Ellie Anderson and Kenzie Turner were the recipients of this year’s Meeker P.E.O. Chapter BA academic scholarship awards. The awards were presented during the Chapter’s 95th annual dinner provided for the […]


WREA EV charging units coming soon

May 21, 2019 Niki Turner 9

MEEKER I WREA will begin installation of its electric vehicle (EV) charging units next week and for some passing motorists it can’t come fast enough. The Meeker Chamber of Commerce has fielded recent calls regarding […]


Obituary: Susie Cooper Wheeler

May 21, 2019 Niki Turner 0

Susie Cooper Wheeler, of Rangely/Dinosaur, Colorado, left this earth on Jan. 30, 2019, at the young age of 71, to join her cherished Lord in heaven. After a brief yet unexpected medical complication Susie passed […]


Rangely Outdoor Museum…

May 21, 2019 Niki Turner 0

The Rangely Outdoor Museum would like to once again thank the youth of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Every year, they help the museum clean-up the grounds to prepare for the upcoming […]

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