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.

Golfers headed to state tournament

Marshal Way of the Rangely High School golf team was one of three team members to compete this past weekend at the regions. Nick Burri of Meeker who plays for the Rangely team also qualified for the state tournament in Sterling.

RBC I Three members of the Rangely Panthers golf team traveled to Durango last week to compete in the regional tournament on a very difficult golf course. In the process the trio managed to finish well enough to send two of the three players to the state championship tournament in Sterling.

Obituary: Donald Thomas Stewart

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“If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.” Henry David Thoreau.

Fairfield grant applications due Oct. 1

MEEKER I Once again, it is time for Meeker-area students to apply for the Freeman E. Fairfield semi-annual grants.

Yoga classes impact mind, body

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RANGELY I As certified yoga instructor Tarrah Patch begins six-week sessions ranging from restorative to youth yoga, she’s focused on helping her students experience the mental and physical benefits of yoga over time.

BLM plans for big cleanup Saturday

RANGELY I Most years, National Public Lands Day comes and goes in Rangely. The coordinated volunteer effort to clean up public lands, which happens in hundreds of communities nationwide on the last Saturday of September and has for the last 20 years, goes mostly unnoticed here.

Cowboys slay the Dragons, advance to No. 3 in Colorado

MEEKER I The Cowboy football team remains undefeated (5-0) after pounding the Holyoke Dragons by a 50-7 score on a neutral field in Denver on Saturday. With the win, Meeker moved up in the Maxpreps rankings to No. 3 in the state.

Obituary: John A. Gordon

John A. Gordon, 72, of Fruita, Colo., died Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, at Hope West and Hospice Care Center in Grand Junction, Colo.

Children’s book author presents assemblies and workshops today in Meeker for students, parents

MEEKER I Ronda Friend is not just a children’s author. She is a master storyteller, musician, singer, songwriter and a motivational speaker who will be in Meeker today and this evening to interact with students and parents.