Breakfast with Santa…


Zacharia (left) and Nicholas (right) Godwin had the chance Saturday morning to talk with Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus at the annual Meeker Lions Club’s Breakfast with Santa, held at the Fairfield Center in downtown Meeker. Several hundred persons were fed between 8:30 and 11 a.m., and hundreds of children had the chance to talk […]

Spirit of the holidays…


A Christmas card often reflects the quiet and peacefulness of a family at home, and such is the feeling one receives looking at the decorated home of Cindy and Richard Welle, located at the intersection of Eighth and Garfield streets in Meeker.

From My Window: Christmas lights still few; keep sidewalks clean; more warmth?

Looking out my window on Saturday night it was pretty dark, but the snow reflecting the few lights visible made it look fairly light outside in comparison to a normal night. Thought it might be worth it to head up toward all corners of Meeker to see how many folks had gotten a jump on […]

Colors of the season…


Just after a light snow on Saturday, the Town of Meeker’s Christmas lights, in combination with the street lights, cast a colorful glow along Main Street. The work was done by White River Electric Association crews in the spirit of the season.

Rangely, Meeker kick off Christmas season with holiday events

RBC I It is the coming of the Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday season in Meeker and Rangely, and Meeker’s holiday shopping season will kick off with the Festival of Lights, to take place Wednesday evening.

Meeker marks holiday savings with Small Business Saturday

MEEKER I Great deals and the chance to see what local Meeker merchants are offering this Christmas season will come to town and county/area residents with Small Business Saturday, to be held this weekend. According to the Meeker Chamber of Commerce, at least 16 local merchants will be offering special holiday deals on various goods, […]

Bucks are back…


The bucks seem to know when the season on antlers is over. Above, these three nice bucks know its safe for them to wander the streets of Rangely such as these on Stanolind Ave., while the buck below was seen just outside of Meeker on Saturday along Highway 13.

From My Window: Local shopping means so much; family means much more

There is no more serious and heart-felt column you will read from me during the year than this one. It’s a simple phrase: “Shop Locally.” And it is nice to look out the window and see your Meeker or Rangely neighbors shopping at local stores because it may be a more important thing to do […]

Turkeys around town…


Turkeys were readily visible on Saturday in many fields along County Road 8, living dangerously with Thanksgiving being today. Top photo: These turkeys were two of about 10 that were walking around the beginning of a driveway, about 10 feet off of County Road 8, about 10 miles east of Meeker. Turkeys could be spotted […]

Under the Sea…

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King Triton, far left, played by Zagar Brown, discusses with Ursula the sea witch, center, played by Mason Holliday, the situation between his mermaid daughter, Ariel, right and inside cave opening, played by Annelise Amack, and human Prince Eric, not pictured, played by Cooper Main, during Saturday afternoon’s performance of The Little Mermaid. There were […]

From My Window: Chance for major world powers to unite?; ‘Mermaid’ a success

Turning on the television on Saturday night had me seeing red from my window as the TV screen reflected the photos and news shots transmitted from Paris, France.

Meeker Craft and Gift Show…