Lady Panthers take down Tigers

RANGELY I Lady Panthers hosted the Hayden Tigers on Friday for Homecoming. White team took to the floor first and ready to play. They beat the Tigers in two sets 25-17 and 25-21. The ladies played well and great serving was the key to their win. JV team also won in two sets, beating Hayden […]

MHS Class of 1961 celebrates 55th reunion

MEEKER I The Meeker High School Class of 1961 celebrated the 55th anniversary of their graduation on Sept. 13 at the home of Jerry and Mary Ann Seely. A bountiful potluck lunch consisting of hamburgers, brats, hot dogs and all the trimmings prepared by Jerry and Mary Ann Seely and Lonnie and Peggy Shults, was […]

RHS football loses Homecoming game 34-14

RANGELY I The Rangely High School football team lost its Homecoming game 34-14 to the Hayden Tigers last Friday on Yaeger Field and this Friday the Panthers will host West Grand. Rangely head coach Paul Fortunato stayed positive after another tough loss for his team. Share on Facebook

Letter to the Editor: Concerns about outdoor center

Dear Editor: Plans for a major outdoor center in Meeker, including firearms range, archery range, and other facilities, seem near to implementation. I am concerned that the community has not had an opportunity to debate the potential effects of such development. The proposed outdoor center would have significant impact on the character of Meeker. Such […]

Guest Editorial: Building a prosperous Rio Blanco County, Part II ~ Attracting businesses and employers

RBC I Attracting new business to a community requires a methodical approach. The possibility of an outside business relocating to Rio Blanco County “out of the blue” isn’t a likely reality. A more likely situation is a community identifying existing markets that show the greatest growth potential and systematically reaching out to those business owners […]

Mustangs …

A determined week of practice brought the third and fourth grade squad to Coal Ridge for a rumble with the tough guys from Silt. Meeker showed up a little tentative and went into half time leading 7-0. Share on Facebook

MHS v-ball hosts “Pink Out”

MEEKER I After two more road wins against Moffat County and Hayden last week, the Meeker varsity volleyball team is now 12-3 overall, 7-1 in league play and currently ranked 10th in 2A by Meeker played Grand Valley Tuesday and will host Vail Christian Saturday, which will be Meeker’s “Pink Out” game, in support […]

Commissioners will decide which roads are closed to OHV traffic

RBC I Commissioners, the sheriff’s office, road and bridge department, and the economic development office have been fielding calls from tourists and hunters regarding OHV permissible roads. According to RBC Sheriff Anthony Mazzola, “By the letter of the law, prior to the trail system, you couldn’t operate an OHV on any county road. We as […]

MHS softball team wins 7 of 8

RBC I The Meeker Cowboys softball team completed their regular season this week on a five game winning streak while also winning seven of their last eight games. Tuesday the team traveled to district foe Aspen and brought home a 31-6 win. Megan Shelton and Mackenzie Marshall led the offensive attack with excellent support from […]

Letter to the Editor: Whites endorse Tracy for Senate

Dear Editor: We’re both former Colorado Republican Senators, and we’re voting for Emily Tracy for Colorado Senate. Emily is a Democrat, but it’s not about partisanship: it’s about protecting our lands, our rural values and having someone who actually listens to us in the Senate. Share on Facebook

Cowboys start running clock early

MEEKER I When a team takes a 40-point lead against another in a Colorado high school football game, the “mercy clock” begins running continually for the losing team and last Friday in Starbuck Stadium the Cowboys started the running clock in the first half against the Grand Valley Cardinals to remain undefeated in six games. […]

Days Gone By…

Meeker Herald — 100 years ago • Tuesday was Columbus Day. Nobody would have known or suspected it, if our banks hadn’t be closed for the day. This Day business is getting to be a good deal of d— –n farce. Share on Facebook