The Meeker Herald — 125 years ago n Advertisement: “Vote against state-wide prohibition. Thereby saving for Colorado our progressive local option law which makes for home-rule and local self-government.”
The Meeker Herald — 125 years ago n C.B. Jefferies, formerly with the Union Trading company, is now at Oldland’s. “Jeff” is a popular salesman and a mighty fine fellow.
The Meeker Herald — 100 years ago – The town was furnished with a mild sensation last Saturday night when it was found that two prisoners had escaped from the county jail. – Buy a new Easter hat at Mrs. Brown’s, if you wish the correct thing. – A fool fly was trying to rush […]
The Meeker Herald — 100 years ago Yesterday was Groundhog Day and he saw his shadow in these parts. Make your own deductions.
The Meeker Herald — 100 years ago – Last Friday morning it was 15 below zero. Saturday, 6 below. Sunday turned mild, but on towards evening heavy winds set in, followed by somewhat of a blizzard and snow which fell to a depth of about 6 inches. When it cleared the mercury went on the […]
The Meeker Herald — 100 years ago – If Theodore Roosevelt doesn’t want to run for president, why does he keep insisting so often and so publicly that he doesn’t? – From the Yampa Leader: “Occasionally one will hear the remark, ‘I wish I was out of this town!’ and then one feels like saying, […]
The Meeker Herald — 100 years ago Early this week Mrs. W.H. Randolph, from her cabin on the claim to Josephine basin, with a small .22 caliber rifle, shot and killed a large gray wolf.
The Meeker Herald — 100 years ago ~ The Thanksgiving day football game between the teams representing the Rio Blanco County high school and the Craig high school was won by the latter by a score of 6 to 5. Playing for Meeker: Chapin, Harp, Kincher, Clark, Harker, Rigby, Watson, Brown, Ball, Marshall, Bartlett and […]
The Meeker Herald — 125 years ago n For sale, cheap: Folding go-cart. Mrs. Lee Peterson. n Grand Junction went dry again. The bootleggers, proprietors of the speakeasies and “blind pigs” all joined hands with the drys.
The Meeker Herald — 100 years ago — A number of the up-river dry farmers met in town and took initial steps to the organization of a flour mill company. It seems to be the opinion of those having the matter in hand that present milling facilities are not adequate to the rapidly expanding wheat […]
The Meeker Herald — 100 years ago Clem Eller and Dick Everts brought in the largest buck seen in Oak Creek this season. It weighed 300 pounds and had a splendid head. ~The Oak Creek Times
The Meeker Herald – 100 years ago n Much opposition has developed in Meeker and Rio Blanco County generally over the recent scheme to hold the Meeker-Rifle stage until nine o’clock in the morning, in order to catch the Grand Junction daily papers. The proposed change would give them a night run into Meeker–a great […]