Fall colors…

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The reds, golds, light greens, yellows and dark greens offer a sharp contrast to each other near the Ripple Creek area east of Meeker by about 40 miles, near the turnoff to Trappers Lake where drivers can continue over County Road 8 to Yampa. With the heavy cloud buildup, there

From My Window: Colors changing; Fall Festival a success; election ads depressing

It was a tough weekend behind us without the Broncos. Thank God for the Fall Festival on Saturday to ensure that something was going on to kill the boredom after a summer filled with what seems like a major event every weekend. But this weekend, there was no Bronco game on Sunday—therefore the withdrawals.

Meeker group campaigns to fund mill levy override

MEEKER I Campaign efforts to pass a property tax increase to help fund Meeker’s public schools are under way.

Fall Festival 2014

Color show…

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The bright yellows, light greens and light reds shone brightly in the sun on Saturday about two miles north of the summit of Nine Mile Hill, north of Meeker along Highway 13. The area has not yet hit the peak of color change but is rapidly approaching that point —

WREA …

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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