In her role as school librarian at Meeker Elementary School, Bivens often dresses in costume that coordinate with the books she presents to the students.

The Storyteller: Kay Bivens

February 3, 2012 Hallie Blunt 0

MEEKER I It is probably common practice to take for granted all that our educators do. In our unfortunate situation with our school this last year, amazing people stepped up to make things happen for […]

Jon Hill (right), his son Logan, and granddaughter Addy are pictured on the Rangely area ranch that has been in their family for five generations.
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Hill family history runs deep

January 19, 2012 Hallie Blunt 0

RANGELY I Rio Blanco County history runs deep, and there is no better evidence of this than the verbal history handed down through generations. Along with the land his family lives on, the ideals of […]

Pastor Johnny Arrington helping out with the Giving Tree distribution at the United Meeker Methodist Church. He and his wife Patti consider themselves “blessed” to be able to give back to the community through the Giving Tree, which Patti helps to spearhead.

Blessed in the giving

December 23, 2011 Hallie Blunt 0

MEEKER I “I love everything about it, helping families and knowing what we are doing is good,” Patti Arrington said about the Giving Tree project she helps spearhead.


Modest Hero: Ernie Garcia

October 27, 2011 Hallie Blunt 0

MEEKER I Modesty is a common thread among World War II veterans, soldiers who fought for our country nearly 70 years ago and won a war that had such a vital impact on America and […]


The fountain of youth?

June 23, 2011 Hallie Blunt 0

MEEKER I Those who are brought up in the homes of hardworking people often become hard workers themselves. Hardworking describes Bill and Phyllis Schoenhal perfectly.

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