Days Gone By: October 18, 2018

The Meeker Herald

125 years ago

The road up North Fork from the mouth of Big Beaver to Wakeman’s is to be built this winter, the contract having been awarded to Mike Schneider by the commissioners on Tuesday.

The Meeker Herald

100 years ago

– Those of our citizens afflicted with “flu” or a bad cold should not get out until they know that they are absolutely well.

The Meeker Herald

50 years ago

– Jerry Oldland of Meeker, one of four Colorado Future Farmers of America Dairy Judging Team members attending the National FFA meeting in Kansas City, Mo., last week, received a silver emblem at the awards breakfast held Friday morning.

The Meeker Herald

25 years ago

– After years of debate and work, the Sulfur Creek Flood Control Project is finally nearing completion.

Rangely Times

50 years ago

– It’s time some of our local rumor-mongers started checking their stories before repeating them. By the time they story reaches the other end of the street, it has achieved stupendous proportions, very little based on fact. Every small town has the same problem with loose, clacking tongues but we deplore it.

Rangely Times

25 years ago

– There were two requests for matching grants presented to the Rangely Development Authority at its October meeting. The RDA decided in both situations they wanted more information.

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