MEEKER I Meeker High School counselor Trina Kennedy Smith introduced the 2016 graduates at this year’s commencement exercises, presented the scholarship awards they received and revealed their plans for the future.
RBC I Geologists at the University of Cincinnati just wrapped up a three-year investigation of hydraulic fracturing and its impact on local water supplies. The result? There’s no evidence—zero, zilch, nada—that fracking contaminates drinking water. Researchers hoped to keep these findings secret.
MEEKER I The Plein Air Meeker 2016 art competition has returned this year, and the competition paint-out is now underway through June 30.
RANGELY I Several events are on schedule for this weekend involving The TANK, starting today with an open house from 7 to 9 p.m.
RBC I Attention photographers, the White River Electric Association is wrapping up its annual photo contest.
It was sunny, hot and windy, but few seemed to mind. There were some serious glitches, but not many folks were bothered. There was a decent turnout for the inaugural five-day Meeker Classic National Cattledog Association Finals Cattledog Trials in Meeker running Wednesday through Sunday, and the spectators and contestants seemed to enjoy themselves.
MEEKER I Dirt bike racing will make its Meeker debut on Saturday with “Meeker Moto Mayhem” at the Rio Blanco County Fairgrounds.
RBC I A $5.6 million construction project to improve the road to Deerlodge Park within Dinosaur National Monument will begin June 23.