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More than 229 members were registered and 375 persons were fed Sept. 10 as members of the White River Electric Coop attended the annual WREA Membership Luncheon at the Fairfield Center in Meeker.

From My Window: Vegas fun, but glad to be home; fall colors peaking

I want to thank Jeff Burkhead, who returned to Rio Blanco County last week so my wife and I could slide away for a couple of days of badly needed vacation.

Bank’s fall festival and hospital race part of the fun on Saturday

Part of the fun at the 11th annual Mountain Valley Bank Fall Festival will include the pies, salsas and jellies/jams auctioned off to the highest bidders. Events Saturday in downtown Meeker begin with a run at 9 a.m. and the Fall Festival beginning at 11 a.m. All  ages are invited to drop in and take part in the fun, which will last until 2 p.m. The event is co-sponsored by White River Electric Association and the ERBM Recreation and Park District. See insert within today’s Herald Times.

MEEKER I Downtown Meeker will be abuzz from early morning to mid afternoon on Saturday with the 11th annual Mountain Valley Bank Fall Festival.

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.