Winners of ladies’ golf tourney named

MEEKER I Local lady golfers fared well in the Ladies Deerfly Golf Tournament at Meeker Golf Course on Saturday, which included the winners of the second flight.

Meeker Young Timers host barbecue June 26

MEEKER I On June 26, the Meeker Young Timers will hold a barbecue at 6:30 p.m. in Meeker Town Park.

WREA golf tourney is June 19; Meeker’s annual Two-Man Best Ball June 20-21

MEEKER I There will be two different tournaments for golfers of all levels the weekend of June 19-21 in Meeker.

Western counties battling feds with use of ‘coordination’

RBC I Suzy Foss became a Ravalli County, Mont., commissioner during the 2010 Tea Party wave. Sixty-five years of age with a Sarah Palin vibe—stylish glasses, brown hair and bangs—Foss raises Arabian horses and border collies on a ranch abutting the Bitterroot National Forest, which takes up three-quarters of the county.

Triathlon winners…


Workshop June 25 for small ag hydropower

MEEKER I Rio Blanco County residents are invited to learn about small-power hydropower for agriculture at a free workshop on June 25, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Meeker Library.

Obituary: Frank Lewis Dembowski

Frank Lewis Dembowski

Frank Lewis Dembowski (Bud), age 86, passed away on Friday, May 29, 2015, in Vernal, Utah. Bud was born on July 20, 1928, to Frank T. and Jeanette Tolle-Dembowski in Omaha, Neb. He was the fourth of seven children. His nickname growing up was “Chocolate” because he liked chocolate and sweets so much.

Letter to the Editor: Foster care system flawed

Dear Editor: I’m writing this letter in concern for our foster care system. First, it is a fact we need more people willing to provide foster homes. All children need unconditional love, acceptance and guidance, especially the children who have suffered situations where those things were non-existent in their lives.

On lookout…

ually nocturnal animals, these two great horned owls seem oblivious to the time of day as they perch in plain sight among the branches in Rangely’s Elks Parks. The two raptors have been seen during the day around Rangely for a couple of weeks. A rare sight in the middle of town.

Lex Collins sinks fourth ace

MEEKER I Local golfer Lex Collins recorded his fourth career hole-in-one at the Meeker Golf Course on Saturday after the Ladies’ Deerfly.

Obituary: Zane Roger Gray

Zane Gray

Beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, Zane Roger Gray died June 2, 2015, at home in Vernal, Utah. Zane was born Jan. 12, 1935, to William Alexander and Verdie Estella Collom Gray in Meeker, Colo.

Letter to the Editor: Thankful and grateful

Dear Editor: Thank you to everyone for all your thoughts and prayers, visits, calls, texts and Facebook messages after my recent heart attack. I’m thankful and grateful to God to be on the mend and for another chance.