Honor society induction…


The Beta Epsilon Tau chapter of two-year college international honor society Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) inducted 19 Colorado Northwestern Community College (CNCC) students into its ranks on March 26.

Chamber to sponsor circus

MEEKER I Again this year, the Meeker Area Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring the Carson and Barnes Big Top Circus.

Letter to the Editor: Let Meeker folks decide on spending

Dear Editor: Can Meeker resist the temptation of creating bigger government?

Panthers developing track talent

Rangely senior Connor Phelan is pictured running the 400-meter dash in Cedaredge  on Saturday. Phelan, a returning state qualifier, finished fifth in the race and will help lead the Panthers this season along with classmates Andrew Morton, Aimee Hogan and Tessa Slagle.

RANGELY I The Rangely High School track team has 24 athletes out this season, including four dual sport athletes sharing time between soccer and baseball, and four with state track experience.

Rio Blanco County gets $374,000 from state

RBC I The Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado is pleased to announce that Gov. John Hickenlooper on Friday signed into law legislation providing the immediate distribution of more than $4.2 million to local governments from the Local Government Permanent Fund (LGPF). Rio Blanco County will receive $374,806 from that fund.

Rangely Chamber meet and greet…

phrgchamber meet greet

The Rangely Area Chamber of Commerce’s new executive director, Kristin Steele, visits with Rangely Town Manager Peter Brixius and Elizabeth Robinson at a recent Meet and Greet, sponsored by the chamber.

MHS Drama Club and ITST to perform FAME

MEEKER I The Meeker High School Drama Club and International Thespian Society Troupe 1284 proudly presents the Broadway Musical “FAME” at the Meeker High School Auditorium at 7 p.m. on April 11 and 12.

Tipton blasts latest attempt by EPA to control nation’s water

WASHINGTON I On Friday, U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton (R-CO) raised concerns that a draft Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rule would drastically broaden the agency’s regulatory authority over all wetlands and waterways.

Meeker youth grapplers travel to Rangely to compete

Meeker youth wrestler Coy Richardson was one of 42 members of the Meeker Community Wrestling Club to compete in the youth wrestling tournament in Rangely on Saturday. 
More than 20 Meeker wrestlers placed in the top four in their divisions, and many will compete in Hayden on Saturday.

MEEKER I The Meeker Community Wrestling Club has 67 kids out for youth wrestling this season, and 42 members wrestled in the first tournament of the season in Rangely on the first day of spring break.

Engagement: McDonald~Gianinetti


Tony and Denise McDonald and Steve and Jean Gianinetti are very pleased to announce the engagement and marriage of their children, Stephen Anthony Gianinetti and Ashleigh Rae McDonald.

Tanner Bowen awarded medical internship in Okla.

Tanner Bowen

MEEKER I Tanner Bowen, a Biomedical Science Academy student at Wes Watkins Technology Center, has been awarded the prestigious Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (OMRF) internship.

MACC will meet Monday

MEEKER I The Meeker Arts and Cultural Council will meet on Monday at 6:30 p.m. at the Meeker United Methodist Church Elbert Hall.