Meeker Quilt Show…

Meeker’s P.E.O. Chapter BA held its annual Quilt Show on Friday and Saturday at the Fairfield Center in Meeker, and there were more than 130 quilts on hand, embellished by some fine antiques. The quilt show’s Viewers’ Choice went to a quilt by Lee Light of Meeker, hanging above right, and a drawing was held for a quilt to give away, and that quilt was won by Bea Blanke of Meeker.

Meeker’s P.E.O. Chapter BA held its annual Quilt Show on Friday and Saturday at the Fairfield Center in Meeker, and there were more than 130 quilts on hand, embellished by some fine antiques. The quilt show’s Viewers’ Choice went to a quilt by Lee Light of Meeker, hanging above right,

Meeker Young Timers seeks young adults for fun and networking

MEEKER I There’s a new group in Meeker, and it appears they are organizing for fun, profit and local knowledge.

Newly remodeled and enlarged Rector Sciences Building dedicated at CNCC

On hand for the dedication of the remodeled and expanded Rector Science Building on the Rangely campus of CNCC were, from left, CNCC President Russell George; Peggy Rector’s daughter-in-law, Rebecca Rector holding her nephew, Quinton; Peggy Rector; her son, Jeff Rector; and grandson, Brian Rector.

RANGELY I College officials, local dignitaries and the Rector family were on hand Thursday for the dedication of the refurbished and enlarged Rector Science Building on the campus of Colorado Northwestern Community College in Rangely.

Meeker Classic 2014

Rio Blanco County unemployment rate continues to drop

RBC I A positive trend that started early this year is continuing as the June unemployment rates in Rio Blanco and Colorado have reported at least the fifth consecutive month where the number of jobless has decreased, the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment is reporting.

From My Window… In favor of fluoridating Meeker’s water; Meeker Classic a success

I am not happy to say it, but the days are getting shorter, the temperatures are getting cooler, already a few of the trees are turning yellow and the sheepdogs and hunters are here. Reality is setting in.

Never forget…

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The United States lost its innocence 13 years ago today when terrorists hijacked four airplanes. Two planes collided with the World Trade Center towers in New York City, one plane flew into the Pentagon and another crashed into a vacant field in Pennsylvania. Thousands of Americans lost their lives in

Parade marshals…

The parade grand marshals for the 2014 annual Septemberfest Parade were Jeff and Rebecca Rector of Rangely. They were honored for the many contributions the Rector family has made to the community as well as to Colorado Northwestern Community College, which also rededicated the Rector Science Building over the weekend

The parade grand marshals for the 2014 annual Septemberfest Parade were Jeff and Rebecca Rector of Rangely. They were honored for the many contributions the Rector family has made to the community as well as to Colorado Northwestern Community College, which also rededicated the Rector Science Building over the weekend

From My Window… Septemberfest a great time; Meeker Classic in progress

The summer activities continue in Rio Blanco County, and the focus this past weekend was Septemberfest in Rangely. Septemberfest is three days of fun activities, good food, water and mud, a parade, great entertainment, an ice cream social and an impressive car show.

Sawing logs…

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One of the events held at the Saturday celebration of 50 Years of Wilderness in downtown Meeker was log sawing. Above, the two-person teams of U.S. Forest Service workers squared off against each other, and the women’s team, in front, defeated the men.

Rocky Mountain Regional Mule Packstring…

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Residents and visitors enjoying Saturday’s “50 Years Wild” celebration of the 50th anniversary of The Wilderness Act of 1964 on the county courthouse lawn in Meeker spent a lot of time enjoying the close proximity of the Rocky Mountain Regional Mule Packstring, which was located on Fifth Street. There were

50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act…

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