Construction on Hwy. 13 continues

RBC I According to the Colorado Department of Transportation, traffic on Colorado Highway 13 between Craig and Meeker will be affected through October by construction.

Girl Scout sign-up

MEEKER I School is back in full swing, and now is a great time to sign up for the Girl Scouts. Any young or teenaged girl looking to join the Meeker Girl Scouts is invited to contact Chery Mohr at 878-3798.

Letter to the Editor: State Labor Policy needs examination

Dear Editor: Former Colorado Gov. Richard Lamm’s opinion article in the Aug. 31 edition of the Denver Post, titled “Just Whose Labor Are We Protecting,” was bold in its reflection on America’s Labor Policy. His question was: “What policies are best for the American worker?”

Meeker Quilt Show…

Meeker’s P.E.O. Chapter BA held its annual Quilt Show on Friday and Saturday at the Fairfield Center in Meeker, and there were more than 130 quilts on hand, embellished by some fine antiques. The quilt show’s Viewers’ Choice went to a quilt by Lee Light of Meeker, hanging above right, and a drawing was held for a quilt to give away, and that quilt was won by Bea Blanke of Meeker.

Meeker’s P.E.O. Chapter BA held its annual Quilt Show on Friday and Saturday at the Fairfield Center in Meeker, and there were more than 130 quilts on hand, embellished by some fine antiques. The quilt show’s Viewers’ Choice went to a quilt by Lee Light of Meeker, hanging above right,

Meeker business luncheon Sept. 26

MEEKER I Any business leaders, people interested in networking or people interested in improving Meeker are invited to enjoy a luncheon Sept. 26 to talk about ideas and ways to improve business.

Meeker Young Timers seeks young adults for fun and networking

MEEKER I There’s a new group in Meeker, and it appears they are organizing for fun, profit and local knowledge.

Fall Festival seeks fundraisers

MEEKER I Mountain Valley Bank in Meeker will hold its 11th Annual Fall Festival on Sept. 27, and a call has been put out for those local organizations in need of a fundraiser.

Letter to the Editor: Thanks for support of quilt show

Dear Editor: The P.E.O. Chapter BA in Meeker would like to thank the Meeker community for its support of our successful annual P.E.O. quilts in the Country Quilt Show.

FNBR has new name: Bank of the San Juans

Workers spent a couple days last week making the official change from First National Bank of the Rockies to Bank of the San Juans. Bank officials promise an increase in assets with the buy-out but the same small-town friendliness and service that First National Bank of the Rockies customers have grown accustomed to.

RBC I First National Bank of the Rockies officially became the Bank of the San Juans last week after the oldest banks in Meeker and Rangely were acquired by Montana-based Glacier Bancorp Inc.

State groups provide many benefits to RBC

Jeff Eskelson

RBC I You may have heard references to various organizations — statewide or regional — and we want to start explaining why these boards exist and why it’s so important to have solid representation within these organizations.

Letter to the Editor: Thanks to those who helped with Coal Creek School social

Dear Editor: The Rio Blanco Rural Schools Project team wishes to express its appreciation to the White River Community Association, which generously hosted our fundraiser for the restoration of Coal Creek School at the Buford School on Aug. 30.

Letter to the Editor: Dorsett clarifies degrees held

Dear Editor: To clarify the record again, my undergraduate degree is in biology (Stanford 1971) and my doctorate is in medicine (MD, Stanford in 1975).