One MSD incumbent wins; incumbents win in Rangely, tax loses

RBC I The Meeker Board of Education will take on a new look, the Rangely School Board will remain the same, the mil levy tax override for added Rangely school funding failed and county voters told the state to keep its excess marijuana tax money and use it for education, law enforcement and other state […]

HopeWest-Meeker Halloween Gala fundraiser a success!

From My Window: Selle has correct picture; Vote in election!!!

I like when things are clear, and I can see clearly out my windows today that new Meeker Superintendint of Schools Chris Selle is offering a clear vision of what life is within the Meeker School District after his 100th day on the job. A person with a clear view and a clear mission is […]

Big buck…


Usually the big bucks know when rifle seasons start, but this high-scoring mule deer buck must have forgot to check the calendar as he was out Saturday afternoon walking up Miller Creek Road about a mile from the bridge that crosses the White River, oblivious to the fact it was hunting season. He stood and […]


phMKWestEndOfTrapper's Lake

Burned out snags, killed in the Big Fish fire in 2002, stand as silent sentinels over the west end of Trappers Lake, located about 50 miles east of Meeker. The area is popular with those who like to stay at Trappers Lake Lodge and its cabins as well as the many campgrounds that dot the […]

Fall days…


Rio Blanco County has been enjoying an abundance of above-normal temperatures the past couple of weeks, and one of the fans of the warmer weather is Casey Coryell of Meeker, who was enjoying the day recently in downtown Meeker.



Soon to be just a memory, the demolition of the old Pioneers Medical Center at 345 Cleveland St. in Meeker neared completion on Friday as the last of the building was buried and the ground that once housed the hospital was leveled. Sunny skies and beautiful fall foliage surrounded the demolition of the hospital building, […]

From My Window: Pioneers employees outstanding; thanks for help; Go Broncos!

Hello once again. It would be fun to say that I didn’t write a column for two weeks because a certain reader, Michelle, has complained to friends that she doesn’t read my column anymore because it is too long. But, the truth is, my windows were pretty fogged up the past couple of weeks due […]

Milk Creek Memorials: Look forward but never forget

Fall Festival Fun…

The Meeker Arts and Cultural Council had only one of the many booths on hand for the festival, which is put on to help non-profit groups in Meeker raise money.

From My Window: Milk Creek dedication sends good message to both sides

I had a heart-tugging moment on Saturday while looking quite clearly out across the site of the Milk Creek Battlefield; after all, there were no windows around.

Pie Auction…

The pie auction at the 2014 Mountain Valley Bank Fall Festival was a large success. Several pies, jams, jellies and salsas were part of the auction. Above, auctioneer Bryce Purkey headed up the auction, assisted by Trina Zagar-Brown of the White River Electric Association. The 2015 edition of the Fall Festival will take place Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the bank, and all income from the auction will go to the Rio Blanco County 4-H Foundation.