Hiking team…


Rangely Junior/Senior High School is starting a new tradition with the physical education department offering recreational opportunities for the students.

It’s not too early to get a flu shot

RBC I During the 2013-14 flu season, there were 1,759 hospitalizations in Colorado caused by the flu. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment advises people to get a vaccine as soon as possible to protect themselves from seasonal influenza. The vaccine now is available at most physician’s offices and pharmacies.



More than 229 members were registered and 375 persons were fed Sept. 10 as members of the White River Electric Coop attended the annual WREA Membership Luncheon at the Fairfield Center in Meeker.

Letter to the Editor: Meeker Classic board thanks community

Dear Editor: As we button up the hatches from another year of sheepdog trials, the Meeker Classic Board of Directors would like to take this opportunity to extend our gratitude to so many in the community who make this event possible.

Fossil damaged at Monument

DINOSAUR I Rangers are seeking information related to recent fossil damage and theft on the Fossil Discovery Trail at Dinosaur National Monument.

Meeker’s volleyball team captures pair of victories over weekend

The Meeker High School volleyball team defeated the Rangely Panthers in three games last Friday on their home court. Meeker traveled to Hotchkiss on Saturday and won the match 3-1. Meeker will play Plateau Valley in Collbran on Saturday.

MEEKER I The Meeker High School volleyball team came away with two more wins over the weekend, improving its overall record to 8-2.

From My Window: Vegas fun, but glad to be home; fall colors peaking

I want to thank Jeff Burkhead, who returned to Rio Blanco County last week so my wife and I could slide away for a couple of days of badly needed vacation.

Rangely volleyball 1-2 over the weekend

RANGELY I The Rangely High School volleyball team went won one and lost two matches over the weekend, beating Vail Mountain on Thursday before falling to Meeker and Hotchkiss on Friday and Saturday.

RHS gridders lose to No. 1 team

RANGELY I The Rangely High School Panthers traveled to the Front Range of Colorado only to be handed their first gridiron loss of the season by the current No. 1-rated eight-man team in the state.

Memorial Mass: Jack M. Holzberlein

A memorial Mass will be said for Jack M. Holzberlein at noon on Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, at Holy Family Catholic Church in Meeker, Colo.

Bank’s fall festival and hospital race part of the fun on Saturday

Part of the fun at the 11th annual Mountain Valley Bank Fall Festival will include the pies, salsas and jellies/jams auctioned off to the highest bidders. Events Saturday in downtown Meeker begin with a run at 9 a.m. and the Fall Festival beginning at 11 a.m. All  ages are invited to drop in and take part in the fun, which will last until 2 p.m. The event is co-sponsored by White River Electric Association and the ERBM Recreation and Park District. See insert within today’s Herald Times.

MEEKER I Downtown Meeker will be abuzz from early morning to mid afternoon on Saturday with the 11th annual Mountain Valley Bank Fall Festival.

Russell leads MHS harriers

MEEKER I The Meeker High School cross country team was in Glenwood Springs on Friday taking part in another new venue for Meeker this season.