The Meeker Herald — 120 years ago March 29, 1890 • J.W. Hugus and Co. have decided to erect a 2-story brick block on their corner. The upper floor will be occupied by the Masonic Fraternity and three large office rooms. This floor is already rented.
The Meeker Herald — 120 years ago March 22, 1890 • The approaching election is becoming a live issue. So far candidates are not numerous — for mayor, L.J. Bemer and Frank Barton. For trustees: W.H. Clark, J.L. McHatton, H.C. Gilmore, C.A. Booth, John A. Watson, Lou Craig and Phil Ledbetter have been mentioned.
The Meeker Herald — 100 years ago March 10, 1910 • Although the workmen are not quite through yet, the Baer family moved into their elegant new home this week — a home that would do credit to Capitol Hill, Denver, in general appearance and all details.
The Meeker Herald — 75 years ago March 7, 1935 • Everett Rector, Rangely pioneer, was severely burned when carbide gas from his lighting system exploded. It seems that after retiring for night, Mr. Rector thought he smelled a gas odor. When he struck a match there was an explosion.
The Meeker Herald — 75 years ago Feb. 28, 1935 • Prominent lower White River rancher James Delaney was killed in a runaway accident last weekend. It was surmised he was dragged by his team of horses and died from his injuries. The accident occurred Saturday or Sunday. His body was found Wednesday morning in [...]
The Meeker Herald — 75 years ago Feb. 14, 1935 • Preliminary work was started by Foreman Harry Pollard on the Warner Point road project on the Meeker-Buford road. • The Meeker Library is again open after having been closed during the recent epidemic. The library has been thoroughly fumigated.
The Meeker Herald — 75 years ago Jan. 24, 1935 • Bond Norman reports 14 head of cattle missing from his pasture along government road 5 miles west of town.
The Meeker Herald — 75 years ago Jan. 17, 1935 • With the White River valley blanketed with another heavy snowstorm there should be no drought in this section this year.
The Meeker Herald — 50 years ago • Channels 2 and 5 have been extra good and Channel 4 is pretty good, but still has some “snow.” • Bruce Motor Co. will be showing the new 1960 Dodge Saturday. The all new Dodge features a big, solid body with the revolutionary Unibody construction. • Meeker’s [...]
The Meeker Herald — 50 years ago • Donald Isham, 22, was back in jail after two days of freedom following his escape Thursday. • The Meeker TV Association gets reception to Wilson Creek.
The Meeker Herald – 50 years ago • A plane crash on Big Beaver killed Craig businessman Miles Barrett, and critically injured pilot Arthur C. Smith, also from Craig. It was thought the men in the plane were preparing to drop a note to hunters in a camp on the old Zeb Wise homestead above [...]