Meeker’s volleyball team captures pair of victories over weekend

The Meeker High School volleyball team defeated the Rangely Panthers in three games last Friday on their home court. Meeker traveled to Hotchkiss on Saturday and won the match 3-1. Meeker will play Plateau Valley in Collbran on Saturday.

MEEKER I The Meeker High School volleyball team came away with two more wins over the weekend, improving its overall record to 8-2.

Memorial Mass: Jack M. Holzberlein

A memorial Mass will be said for Jack M. Holzberlein at noon on Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, at Holy Family Catholic Church in Meeker, Colo.

Russell leads MHS harriers

MEEKER I The Meeker High School cross country team was in Glenwood Springs on Friday taking part in another new venue for Meeker this season.

Golfers headed to state tournament

Marshal Way of the Rangely High School golf team was one of three team members to compete this past weekend at the regions. Nick Burri of Meeker who plays for the Rangely team also qualified for the state tournament in Sterling.

RBC I Three members of the Rangely Panthers golf team traveled to Durango last week to compete in the regional tournament on a very difficult golf course. In the process the trio managed to finish well enough to send two of the three players to the state championship tournament in Sterling.

Obituary: Donald Thomas Stewart

Donald Thomas Stewart

“If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.” Henry David Thoreau.

Fairfield grant applications due Oct. 1

MEEKER I Once again, it is time for Meeker-area students to apply for the Freeman E. Fairfield semi-annual grants.

Obituary: John A. Gordon

John A. Gordon, 72, of Fruita, Colo., died Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, at Hope West and Hospice Care Center in Grand Junction, Colo.

Children’s book author presents assemblies and workshops today in Meeker for students, parents

MEEKER I Ronda Friend is not just a children’s author. She is a master storyteller, musician, singer, songwriter and a motivational speaker who will be in Meeker today and this evening to interact with students and parents.

Spartans v-ball opens league

RANGELY I The CNCC Spartan volleyball team will take on the No. 3 nationally ranked team from College of Southern Idaho tonight at 7 p.m. The match will be live streamed at

Business lunch set for Friday

MEEKER I Any business leaders, people interested in networking or people interested in improving Meeker are invited to enjoy a luncheon on Friday with other business owners and leaders to talk about ideas and ways to improve business.

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Letter to the Editor: Thanks from Rangely Outdoor Museum

Dear Editor: The Rangely Outdoor Museum’s Ice Cream Social and Homemade Ice Cream Contest, was held Sunday, Aug. 31 at 1 p.m. at the East End Park during Septemberfest weekend.