MHS and BMS concert Monday

MEEKER | Jeff Hemingson, the director of choral and instrumental music at Meeker High School and Barone Middle School, has announced that the combined spring choir and band concert will be held on Monday at 6:30 p.m. at the Meeker High School auditorium.

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Raul Lopez, a senior at Meeker High School, has signed a letter of intent to play basketball for the Colorado Northwestern Community College Spartans next year after turning in an outstanding year playing for the MHS Cowboys. The MHS point guard led the Cowboys with most points scored and most assists, and he was named player of the year in the NW League. Lopez will also play in all-state games in June. From left to right are MHS assistant coach Matt Dupire, Lopez and head basketball coach Klark Kindler.

Letter to the Editor: A differing view on global warming

A differing view on global warming Dear Editor: In response to Mr. Prosence’s letter on May 7, I have felt compelled to retort with some quick facts about the truth of what he refers to as “HCGW,” but what the rest of the educated world calls climate change. Right out of the gate Mr. Prosence […]

Long-time Meekerite Scott Bowman is new greenskeeper at Meeker Golf Course

Scott Bowman is the new greenskeeper this year at Meeker Golf Course. The long-time resident of the Meeker area has definite plans on how to improve conditions on the local course and he has ideas on how to promote additional play from out-of-town golfers in Meeker.

MEEKER I Long-time Meekerite Scott Bowman will be the new greenskeeper at Meeker Golf Course this summer. On Saturday he spoke of his thoughts and visions for the Meeker course. Originally born in Brush, Colo., Bowman, 49, arrived in Meeker when he was 2 years old, and he has always called it his home.

Meeker Young Timers meet Saturday

MEEKER | The Meeker Young Timers will meet at Meeker Town Park for an afternoon of barbecue, volleyball, horseshoes, fishing or other kinds of fun on Saturday.

Obituary: Sonja Hefton Peterson

Sonja Hefton Peterson

Sonja Hefton Peterson died peacefully at home on April 29, 2015, in Glendale, Ariz., at the age of 43.

Letter to the Editor: Explanation of Range Call move to Ute Park

Dear Editor: I would just like to take a second to clarify some of the confusion surrounding the Meeker Range Call celebration and the move to Ute Park for some of the attractions.

Meeker Business Leaders’ Luncheon May 21

RBC I The next Meeker Business Leaders’ Luncheon will be held May 21 at the Mexican House restaurant on Market Street from 1 to 2 p.m.

MSD rehires Meyer, names new principal

MEEKER I At its May 5 meeting, the big ticket items for the Meeker Board of Education (BOE) were the hiring of a new high school principal and filling the vacant academic coordinator position.

Rangely track team has good final meet, state meet is this weekend

RANGELY I The Rangely High School track teams braved lousy weather this past weekend at the Tiger Invitational in Grand Junction on Friday and Saturday, the last chance for the athletes to turn in times or heights to qualify for state.

MHS and BMS bands and choir will perform together on May 18

MEEKER | Jeff Hemingson, the director of Choral and Instrumental Music at Meeker High School and Barone Middle School, announced Tuesday that the spring combined choir and band concert will be held May 18 at 6:30 p.m. at the Meeker High School auditorium.

County 4-H Livestock Judging Team off to a good start

RBC I Members of the Rio Blanco County 4-H Livestock Judging Team have four contests under their belts midway through this season, and team members fared very well at the Four Corners Ag Expo in Cortez, Colo.