Obituary: Glen Paul Papez

Glen Paul Papez

Glen Paul Papez, 58, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016, at his home surrounded by his family.

Dinosaur staff to host Josie’s Cabin open house

DINO I Monument staff, volunteers and community partners will host an open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday at the historic homestead of Josie Bassett, found at the end of Cub Creek Road in Dinosaur National Monument.

Obituary: Edna Mae Gould

Edna Mae Gould

Edna Mae Gould, 92, with family by her side, passed away peacefully on July 26, 2016, at the Walbridge Wing in Meeker, Colo. She had been in residence there since May 19, 2015.

Rangely 8-10 Champs…

Rangely’s 8-to-10-year-old Western Rio Blanco Metropolitan Recreation and Park District-sponsored baseball team won the league championship for the year and finished the season with a team title and a 7-1 record. Pictured in front are: Landson Carlson, Hudson Torsell, Zeek Gianinetti, Grady Aguirre and Jeren Blankenship. In the second row are: Dylan Smuts, Kobey Chism, Marcos Quintana, Bryce Lambros, Landon Williams, Jaxson Torsell and Jackson Aguirre. In the back row are coaches Casey Aguirre, Michael Chism and Ryan Torsell.

Letter to the Editor: 40th reunion of Chautauqua and The TANK is Saturday

Dear Editor: We are celebrating 40 years of activities at The TANK with food and music.

Free sports physicals at PMC on Aug. 11

MEEKER I Free sports physicals will be offered by Pioneers Medical Center on Thursday, Aug. 11 from 5-7 p.m. at Pioneers Medical Center Clinic. All Barone Middle School and Meeker High School athletes must have a physical to participate in any sport. Students and their parents can obtain the paperwork at the clinic at the […]

Casting call set Aug. 23 for ‘Shrek, the Musical’

MEEKER I A casting call has been set by the Meeker Arts and Cultural Council for kids in third through eighth grade to play roles in “Shrek, The Musical,” to be performed in Meeker in November.

Slide show of MHS students in Belize, Aug. 11

Ten students from Meeker High School made the trip to Belize in June with science instructor Dr. Robert Dorsett. The students studied a variety of specific subjects during their trip, and they will present a free public slide show report of their trip on Aug. 11 at 7 p.m. at Meeker Public Library. All are welcome.

MEEKER I In June, 10 Meeker High School students traveled to Belize with Ecology Project International (EPI), staying four days at a research station in the Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary and Jaguar Reserve and another four days at the Calabash Caye marine science field station operated by the University of Belize.

BLM nixes 25 gas leases in White River National Forest

RBC I On Friday, the Bureau of Land Management canceled 25 natural gas leases in the White River National Forest after the U.S Geological Survey noted that the Piceance Basin is among the largest natural gas reserves in the country.

Hole in One…

Meeker’s Willy Theos recorded his first-ever hole-in-one on hole No. 7 on Rangely’s Cedar Ridges Golf Course during the annual 27-hole, two-man tournament held on Saturday. Theos said he “chunked an eight iron that landed in front of the green, bounced on, rolled the length of the green and went in!” Theos said he had eye surgery and that he was playing against Robby Elam, who gave him the “play by play,” of the ace. The Couples Classic will be held this weekend, starting Saturday.

Make sure students have current vaccinations

RBC I As your children get ready to head back to school, make sure they have the protection they need. Colorado students are required to have a number of vaccines for school attendance. Children, from preschoolers to middle schoolers to college students, need vaccines.

Letter to the Editor: Paper apparently doesn’t care about Rangely

Dear Editor: I realize how hard it must be to “please” everyone. I wish I could say your staff has done a great job representing Rangely and Meeker in your paper, but unfortunately I can’t do that when the bias is so clear on every page in the Herald Times and has been for years.