Wallace Edward ‘Scotty’ Scott, 69, passed away peacefully with his wife, Penny, at his side on Saturday, May 23, 2015 in Meeker, Colo.
RBC I Rifle, Colo., a quintessential Western energy boomtown, has fallen on hard times. High natural gas prices spurred a drilling boom in the surrounding Piceance Basin in the early 2000s. Then, in 2008, prices crashed due to an oversupply of natural gas in the North American market, and Rifle slumped into a bust from […]
Dear Editor: We would like to thank everyone who provided comfort during the loss of our husband, father, grandfather, and friend.
MEEKER I On June 26, the Meeker Young Timers will hold a barbecue at 6:30 p.m. in Meeker Town Park.
RBC I The White House on Friday approved an Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers’ rule that could give the agencies vast new power over water. The impact of this will be felt by every farmer and rancher in Colorado who happens to have a farm pond or dry creek bed on his […]
Dear Editor: Gandhi said, “First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.” He might have been talking about Bernie Sanders’ run for president.
Meeker High School graduates Jake Phelan and Raul Lopez, and MHS girls’ basketball coach Greg Chintala, represented the Cowboys in the 59th annual Colorado High School Coaches Association’s all-state games last week at Adams State College in Alamosa. Jake Phelan was football player of year for the Western Slope League. He played for the Blue […]
Dear Editor: Approximately 200 people enjoyed the annual White River Community Association’s annual “All You Can Eat Fish Fry” at the Buford School on Saturday.
Dear Editor: On Sunday, June 14 about 8:30 a.m. on Piceance Road, County Road 5, two large pieces of lumber flew off and struck my car from a pickup pulling a small trailer with lumber, maybe 4x4s, as we met on a corner.