It took about 30 minutes for heavy snow to blanket Meeker on Monday morning before it warmed up and started to melt. The snow fell until about 1 p.m., but the warm temperatures were melting the snow faster that it was falling. Monday’s snow was the first major snow storm in roughly three weeks.
Along State Highway 64 west of Meeker, some young calves could be seen at play on Sunday. They are either early births or were brought into the area from somewhere that calving is already going on. There were also newborn calves along eastern Piceance Creek/County Road 5 on Sunday, including one cow in the midst […]
Out my window the winds are starting to increase, the clouds are getting darker and I am getting exciting a bit about the approaching possible blizzard. Many folks were startled a couple of weeks ago when former Rio Blanco County sheriff Si Woodruff announced his plans to take on fellow Republican and incumbent Jeff Eskelson […]
The Republican and Democratic caucuses, held Monday evening, saw heavier-than-normal attendance. In Rangely, there was unusually high attendance at the Rangely Republican Precinct Caucuses in precincts One and Two. Attendees re-elected precinct chairs with Fletcher and Christina Buckler representing Precinct One and Andy Key and Sam Tolley representing Precinct Two. “This is the first time […]
The center of the “I Ride With James” Snowmobile and Poker Run held Sunday was the “I Ride With James” bus, which was owned by James Sizemore. Sunday’s event was held in memory of James, who was killed Feb. 20, 2011, in an avalanche on nearby Sand Peak. “Our registration building is James’ old school […]
It was a heck of a weekend. For one solid weekend, I looked out my windows and saw the sun on Saturday and Sunday. What a joyous time! Think spring is coming? Nope! Me neither.
A mix of cold, wind, snow and warmer daytime temperatures created some giant icicles off the back roof of the Meeker Hotel until the middle of last week, when warmer temperatures befell Meeker and the sun shone brightly while the snow took a break. Finally, the icicles broke off and melted, giving way to a […]