RBC I Nineteen residents of Meeker and the surrounding area spoke Wednesday evening to the Rio Blanco County Board of Commissioners after county officials spent nearly two hours explaining the history of proposed new county justice center and how it came to the point it is now — with concept drawings and plans.
MEEKER I Roughly 90 people were present the evening of March 12 as the Rio Blanco County commissioners unveiled their concept drawing for turning the old Meeker Elementary School into a new justice center, which would hold the county jail, courts, sheriff’s office, county attorney and staff and court-related offices.
Secretary/Treasurer Connie Theos, left, and President Angelo Theos, right, ran the annual meeting on Friday of the Rio Blanco County Woolgrowers Association at Kilowatt Korner in Meeker. Roughly 50 people attended the meeting, where the members heard from representatives of the U.S. Forest Service, the Bureau of Land Management, the Farm Services Agency and the […]
I spent an interesting couple of hours on Friday at the annual Rio Blanco County Woolgrowers Association meeting, and I was surprised at how enlightening that meeting was.
MEEKER I If the situation remains unchanged as of the candidate deadline on Friday, there will be no need for a Meeker town election.
MEEKER I The topic of closing Fifth Street in Meeker between Park and Main streets goes back to June 2013, when the town conveyed ownership of the “Main Street Building,” formerly the old Meeker Elementary School, to Rio Blanco County. The potential street closure is on the agenda for a Town Planning Commission hearing on […]
Mike Jones of Meeker Drug had a difficult time following magician Keir Royale during the entertainment following the Meeker Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner on Friday night at the Fairfield Center. Top citizen and business awards of the year were presented as well. Roughly 100 people attended the dinner, awards, the ‘Tour of Meeker’ […]
Saturday is my one-year anniversary in Rio Blanco County — or at least the day I started working as editor of the Herald Times. It has truly been an enjoyable, if not “interesting,” year for me and my wife, Cris.