AAU basketball teams play in Meeker today

Meeker has three AAU basketball teams playing, and the 12-and-under team, coached by Hallie Blunt and Jamie Rogers, featuring Matilda Brown, Julia Dinwiddie, Caleigh Morlan, Carly Neilsen, Serena Goedert, Makenna Burke, Madison Kindler, Kirstin Brown and Kolby Franklin placed second in the Rifle tournament. The teams will host Rangely and Rifle today in the final games of the season, playing games at the high school and Barone Middle School.

MEEKER I The Meeker A.A.U. basketball teams have been very busy the past couple of weekends.

Hughes, Shelton win events in Frank Woodburn meet

event she finished third in, won the triple jump in the Frank Woodburn Invitational meet and was eighth in the 300-meter hurdles.

MEEKER I “We had a great day in Grand Junction,” Meeker track coach John Strate said of his team’s performance in the competitive Frank Woodburn Invitational track meet held in Stocker Stadium, which featured 18 teams, most 3A, 4A and 5A teams.

Panthers starting to hit stride

Rangely senior Aimee Hogan ran the 100-meter in 14.34, the 200-meter in 29.52 and the 400-meter in 1:04.33, all personal best times, at the Frank Woodburn Invitational Track Meet at Stocker Stadium in Grand Junction.

RANGELY | Rangely senior Aimee Hogan ran the 100-meter in 14.34, the 200-meter in 29.52 and the 400-meter in 1:04.33, all personal best times, at the Frank Woodburn Invitational Track Meet at Stocker Stadium in Grand Junction.[/caption]RANGELY I After a “bit of a slow start” due to post-season basketball play and spring break, Rangely track […]

From My Window… RBCHS seeks young blood; prom a mess; Grandin a coup

Looking out the ol’ back window, last week was a crazy time. And since the look is a retrospective, we’ll start with the most recent and work back.

MSD Board votes for four-day school week

MEEKER I Come the fall of this year, Meeker School District (MSD) RE-1 will join Rifle, Rangely and at least 80 other Colorado school districts in adopting a four-day school week.

Livestock expert and autism advocate Temple Grandin to speak in Meeker April 26

Temple Grandin, 66, called one of the most 100 most influential people in the world for her work with livestock handling equipment as well as one of the world’s foremost experts on autism, will be part of the Ag and Business Summit in Meeker on April 26. The designer of most modern livestock handling equipment and author of many books on agriculture and autism, herself being autistic, currently teaches at Colorado State University in Fort Collins.

MEEKER I A full day of fun, agricultural education and entertainment is on the slate for April 26, starting with the second annual Ag and Business Summit, in which a number of classes will touch on agricultural issues. Following the morning and early afternoon of classes, the renowned Temple Grandin will be featured speaker at […]

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RBC I 4-H action is just about in full swing in Rio Blanco County, and the butterbraids are taking over.

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Because of windy weather, Meeker senior Dylan Mobley and his teammates practiced inside Monday in preparation for Saturday’s doubleheader in Paonia against the Eagles. Meeker lost a pair of games to the Bulldogs in Hotchkiss on Saturday.

Obituary: Meldrin Martin “Maynard” Olsen

Meldrin Olsen

Meldrin Martin “Maynard” Olsen, 65, of Neola, Utah, passed away March 15, 2014, of complications from a brain tumor. Olson was born May 15, 1948, in Roosevelt, Utah, to Carlos Clifford and DeeAtha Anna South Olsen. He lived his entire life on the same property he

Letter to the Editor: Thanks for helping, joining blood drive

Dear Editor: This is an open letter to Colorado Northwestern Community College and the Rangely community. I want to say thank you for your support with our fourth annual blood drive. It was a great success, and I wanted to share the numbers with all of you.

Harlem Ambassadors thrill Rangely children and adults with fun basketball

Audience members join in a dance number with the Harlem Ambassadors March 24 in the Rangely Junior-Senior High School gym. Rangely residents packed the stands for the Harlem Ambassadors vs. Rangely All-Stars basketball game. The event was sponsored by the Rangely Area Chamber of Commerce.

RANGELY I A Rangely Area Chamber of Commerce-sponsored community event drew more than 250 people to the Rangely Junior-Senior High School gymnasium on March 24.