Meeker business luncheon Sept. 26

MEEKER I Any business leaders, people interested in networking or people interested in improving Meeker are invited to enjoy a luncheon Sept. 26 to talk about ideas and ways to improve business.

Fall Festival seeks fundraisers

MEEKER I Mountain Valley Bank in Meeker will hold its 11th Annual Fall Festival on Sept. 27, and a call has been put out for those local organizations in need of a fundraiser.

Letter to the Editor: Thanks for support of quilt show

Dear Editor: The P.E.O. Chapter BA in Meeker would like to thank the Meeker community for its support of our successful annual P.E.O. quilts in the Country Quilt Show.

FNBR has new name: Bank of the San Juans

Workers spent a couple days last week making the official change from First National Bank of the Rockies to Bank of the San Juans. Bank officials promise an increase in assets with the buy-out but the same small-town friendliness and service that First National Bank of the Rockies customers have grown accustomed to.

RBC I First National Bank of the Rockies officially became the Bank of the San Juans last week after the oldest banks in Meeker and Rangely were acquired by Montana-based Glacier Bancorp Inc.

State groups provide many benefits to RBC

Jeff Eskelson

RBC I You may have heard references to various organizations — statewide or regional — and we want to start explaining why these boards exist and why it’s so important to have solid representation within these organizations.

Letter to the Editor: Thanks to those who helped with Coal Creek School social

Dear Editor: The Rio Blanco Rural Schools Project team wishes to express its appreciation to the White River Community Association, which generously hosted our fundraiser for the restoration of Coal Creek School at the Buford School on Aug. 30.

Letter to the Editor: Dorsett clarifies degrees held

Dear Editor: To clarify the record again, my undergraduate degree is in biology (Stanford 1971) and my doctorate is in medicine (MD, Stanford in 1975).

Letter to the Editor: Dental hygienist favors fluoridation

Dear Editor: My name is Kari Brennan and I am a registered dental hygienist. I have seen the positive effects of optimal water fluoridation and the negative effects of non-fluoridated water communities and decay rates.

Meeker distance runners place sixth

MEEKER I The weather continued to cooperate Saturday as the Meeker High School cross-country boys participated in the Basalt Invitational with the boys finishing sixth overall.

Way leads RHS Panther golfers

RANGELY I The Rangely High School golfing Panthers competed at Yampa Valley Golf Course on Aug. 27, when they had to battle strong winds on the course.

Results mixed for Rangely Jr. High volleyball

RANGELY I This past weekend saw the Rangely Junior High School volleyball team traveled to Steamboat Springs for a series of games.

Chevron donates to Elks…

Chevron donated $5,000 to the Rangely Elks Club Christmas baskets fund during Septemberfest at the Elks’ drug awareness trailer. From left to right are: Ross Alire, a specialist with Chevron; Tink Wilson, a past exalted ruler with the Elks and Elks officers Cody Reed and Mike Dillon.