RBC Days Gone By: March 19

The Meeker Herald —

25 years ago

  • The Down on Alcohol group from the eighth grade through the MHS senior class participated in a bowling and movie night.
  • A census found 535 bald eagles in Colorado.
  • Bob Story hosted a birthday dinner party at Tommy’s Supper Club to honor his sister, Dorothy Kehrberger, R.G. Lyttle and Iola Hicken.

 

The Meeker Herald —

50 years ago

  • The Meeker Lions Club and Meeker High School hosted British Consul Stephen P. House.
  • Meeker and Rangely organized a county-wide TV association.
  • The Meeker High School students who went to Denver last week for the state basketball tournament received their share of publicity while in the capital city. Lorin Shults, Bill Dunham, Don Wilson and Jim Lancaster were pictured in the Rocky Mountain News enjoying a game of pool at their hotel. On Friday, the Rocky pictured Bill Jordan going after a rebound in the Meeker-Alamosa game. Connie Ebler and Walt Brown rated a four-column front page photo on the balcony of the state capitol. 

 

The Meeker Herald —

100 years ago

  • Gardening operations have commenced.
  • Bob Metzger was one of the youngest of the young at the firemen’s ball.
  • Classifieds: “Woman, with son 11 years old, wishes place on ranch as cook. Address Mrs. Belle Jennings, Colorado City, Colo.
  • The People’s National Bank of Aspen closed its doors Monday. It’s the same old story about the solvency of the institution that the depositors will be paid in full, etc.

 

The Rangely Times —

20 years ago

  • An undercover narcotics operation yielded multiple arrests in Rangely for narcotics trafficking.
  • Nichols Market celebrated 85 years of service to the community.
  • Rangely High School presented the “Wizard of Oz” as their spring musical production with Chrystal AuMiller as Dorothy, Andrew Crookston as the Scarecrow, Mary Lou Allred as the Tinman, and Jarrod McDonald as the Cowardly Lion.

 

The Rangely Times —

35 years ago

  • Today’s teenage boy lives by his own stern code. Brush after every meal and see your barber twice a year.
  • Rocky Baker and Alan Ducey of Rangely High School were named the honorable mention on the 1973-74 all-league basketball squad for the Class AA Northwest League.

 

The Rangely Times —

50 years ago

  • At the Rig Theatre, “Tarzan’s Fight for Life” starring Gordon Scott. New and sensational! In color!