Meeker’s Evelyn Metzger, 102, enjoys birthday party

MEEKER I The term “senior citizen” is an understatement in the case of long-time Meeker resident Evelyn Metzger, who turned 102 on April 20. She spoke among friends who had gathered for a surprise birthday party in her home: Herald Times: Happy birthday, Evelyn. Where were you born? Evelyn Metzger: I was born in Nebraska. […]

First birthday…

Madeline Olivia Cojocaru, “Madi”, celebrated her first birthday Dec. 3, 2012.

80 is good …

Richard Nickson was surprised by many of his relatives and friends to celebrate his 80th birthday at the Rangely Muesum Park Sept. 15.

90th birthday …

Lee Watson pictured with his youngest daughter on his lap, next to his wife Eva Dean holding one of their great granddaughters, celebrated his 90th birthday surrounded by all all children and most of their grand and great grandchildren last weekend. The Watsons will celebrate their 64th wedding anniversary Oct. 26.


It’s hard to pull one over on Denise Pearce but several friends were able to surprise the “princess” on her 50th birthday last week. Happy birthday Denise!

Meeker Locals: March 5

MEEKER — Don’t forget to “spring forward” one hour this Saturday night before you go to bed. We’re back to daylight -saving time, ladies and gentlemen! Spring is on its way, and it’s certainly felt that way the past week or so. Don’t put those coats and snowboots away yet, though. March is traditionally the […]

Meeker Locals: February 26

A word of caution to everyone out there taking over-the-counter medications to deal with bouts of cold and flu: read the directions on the boxes. Medical personnel, and your body, will thank you!

Meeker Locals: February 19

Congratulations and good luck to Meeker wrestlers Matt Moody and Jared Doll as they head off for to state competition this week!

Meeker Locals: February 12

Saturday is Valentine’s Day, considered the most romantic holiday of the year.

Meeker Locals: February 5

If our ears were all we had to go by, we’d believe everyone was sick, everyone was broke, and the energy industry had just announced Black Sunday II. Let’s try an experiment, just for a week or so, start spreading some good news! Make it up, if you have to, and see what happens. You’ll […]

Meeker Locals: January 15

Ah, the rumor mill, ever in its place in a small town. In the last week we’ve heard, among other things, that a repeat of Black Sunday looms on the horizon, and that the town of Meeker plans to spend $8 million on its expansion of Second Street. Do people make this stuff up just […]

Meeker Locals: January 8

Is anyone else ready for the customary January thaw? Well, probably not, since it hasn’t gotten really cold yet.