Obituary: Evelyn Metzger

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Longtime Meeker native Evelyn Adeline Metzger was called home on New Year’s Eve, Dec. 31, 2015. She was 102 years old.

Superintendent in Meeker still being impressed by students in district

MHS students work with toys for tots.

MEEKER I It has been my privilege to be a part of the Meeker School District for a full semester. In applying for and subsequently accepting the superintendent position in the district, it was my belief that committed adults were working with phenomenal students.

Free legal clinics begin on Tuesday

MEEKER I A free legal clinic for parties who have no attorney will be featured from 2 to 3 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month at Meeker Public Library, located at 490 Main St. in Meeker.

Climate accord: What’s next?

RBC I Well, before the final negotiations of the COP21 climate talks in Paris, business was already making a big difference on the ground. For the first time, superstar entrepreneurs showed up with plans to fund major initiatives.

Register for CNCC January classes

MEEKER I Community education classes starting at Colorado Northwestern Community College are now open for spring class registration.

Meeker program furnIshes healthy foods …


The Meeker School Lunch Program has been consulting with the Livewell Colorado chefs and all that the program brings to the district. “This program has not only given new recipes for our children to try, but it has also been a guide in helping make our program the best it can be,” said Cindy Nelson, […]

MACC will meet Monday at Heritage Cultural Center

MEEKER I The Meeker Arts and Cultural Council will meet Monday at 6:30 p.m. at the Old West Heritage Culture Center, located at 517 Park St.

Steamboat fishing tournament is Sunday

STEAMBOAT I Stagecoach State Park will host the fifth annual Steamboat Great Outdoors Ice Fishing Tournament on Sunday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The tournament is limited to 200 adult and 50 youth entries. Adults can register the morning of the event for $30, cash only. Youths under 16 can register free of charge […]

Rifle area snow not yet stable

RIFLE I Recent and heavy snowfall has prompted visitors to get out and enjoy winter on the Rifle Ranger District, especially the areas open for snowmobiling. However, current conditions are extremely unstable.

Cowboys 4.0

Doak Mantle had a hot hand against Olathe and led the Meeker High School boys’ basketball team to a 53-39 victory with a team-leading 23 points. The 4-0 Cowboy cagers will play their next game against a tough Cedaridge team after the holiday break, when the Meeker team will open conference play.

Letter to the Editor: Gitmo detainees

Dear Editor: Mr. President Obama… I have a suggestion for you to consider.

Letter to the Editor: Nuclear threat

Dear Editor: President Obama, try to comprehend this: For heaven’s sake please wake up.