At Saturday’s 83rd annual Meeker Volunteer Fire and Rescue Banquet, there was the annual ritual to slice the anniversary cake, cut by the newest member in Ronda Morgan, left, and the oldest member present in Dale Frisby, center, while Fire Chief Marshall Cook looks on.
Saturday was gorgeous no matter which window one looked out. It was in the 60s at both ends of Rio Blanco County and a great day to be outdoors, particularly in the afternoon. Too bad it didn’t work out that way, but it was still a great day for a drive from Meeker to Rangely […]
MEEKER I The 12th annual Buy-Fly Fishing Tournament will be held Saturday and Sunday to catch the fish that will be used in June to benefit the Buford School through the annual Buford School Fish Fry. Buford School dates back to May 5, 1889, and served the towns of Buford, Elk Creek and Marvine. Today […]
RBC I A variety of activities are planned Friday in Meeker for the monthly TGIF celebration, featuring a ribbon cutting and wine tasting and the re-opening of a business that has changed locations.
Got up at 6 a.m. on Monday morning. At 7:20, I looked out the window and it was overcast, but that was all. By 7:21, there were light flurries. By 7:23, it was a blizzard at my house. By 7:50, there was an inch and a half of snow on the back porch. “It’s back!” […]
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 […]