Photos: Meeker Classic Championship Sheepdog Trials 2016

Sports Boosters: September 22, 2016

This Week In Sports: September 22, 2016

News Briefs: September 22, 2016

Community Calendar: September 22, 2016

First day of autumn…

The fall equinox takes place at 8:21 a.m. today, marking the first official day of autumn. From here, daylight hours get shorter until winter solstice in December. While temperatures have remained mild, the leaves are starting to turn in the White River Valley, which means the next few weekends will be prime viewing for fall […]

Lost Solar Fire presentation at Meeker Library today

MEEKER I A presentation on the Lost Solar Fire, fire’s role in the ecosystem and the recovery of the 2002 Big Fish Fire will be given by Jim Genung, incident commander today from 7-8:30 p.m., at the Meeker Public Library, 490 Main St. The Sept. 13 temporary closure order within the Flat Tops Wilderness is […]

Enter the pie, salsa or jam and jelly contest

MEEKER I Calling all bakers and canners: the RBC 4-H foundation is once again sponsoring the pie, salsa and jam/jelly contest at the Mountain Valley Bank Fall Festival to be judged for great prizes and auctioned off to the highest bidder. Bring your best pies to enter to win some great cash prizes. Best overall […]

Classifieds: September 22, 2016

Ads for 09/22/16 ANNOUNCEMENTS ATV, Boat and Snowmobile Owners! You can now renew your Colorado OHV registrations on line at: www.parks.state.co.us RIO BLANCO Masonic Lodge #80 meets 2nd and 4th Thursday, 7:00 p.m., at 7th and Park, Meeker. AA & Al-Anon Meetings – Rangely Alcoholics Anonymous – Open meetings Tues & Thurs, 7 p.m., 115 […]

Dept. of Interior OKs modified plan for Colowyo

The U.S. Department of the Interior has approved and signed a modified mine plan for Colowyo Mine, which was subject to a federal district court order requiring the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSM) to update its environmental review of the mine. In addition to the new mining plan, on Aug. 31, the […]

Rangely cross country team does well at Hotchkiss meet

After a week off the Rangely Panthers’ cross country team headed to Hotchkiss for a hilly and challenging course. The course was run on dirt trails with rolling hills throughout the whole course. There were not a lot of teams but there was some good competition from several 4A, 3A and 2A teams. The junior […]

Rubber duck race to raise funds for Coal Creek School

“A Pleasant Event” was reported in the Meeker Herald on Sept. 24, 1892, about the dedicatory ball held at Coal Creek School. People from all over the county came to this “temple of learning” for a dance and a supper that was an “epicurean feast.” The total cost of the building was $2,000. More than […]