MEEKER I Tala Jade Atoafa Jr., was presented with the Eagle Scout award, which is Scouting’s highest honor at an Eagle Scout Court of Honor held Saturday, Feb. 23 at the Meeker Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
MEEKER I The close ties and neighborly attitudes of Lime Kiln are comparable to some of the other long-standing “communities” within our county such as the Powell Park and Piceance Creek areas. Five generations of Burkes have lived on the family’s original property in the Piceance Basin. They are well-known not only for their sheer […]
RANGELY I Jess Tolley didn’t realize art was her passion until it helped her see the world in a new way.
MEEKER I The tremendous history of Meeker’s Lime Kiln region has been the subject of various features, however, there is still so much to tell and so many areas to focus on, from the Sunday gatherings at different homes to the amazing co-op of the threshing machine, the entire area was like a family and […]
RANGELY I Opinions vary as to what has changed the most in Rangely over the years, but opinions about what makes Rangely great is consistent. The people are what make the town special and the willingness of those people to support one another makes it “home” to many. Sharon Brown echoed that response, adding, “If […]
MEEKER I The holiday vacation provides great opportunity to spend time with kids sledding, skiing and taking advantage of the great area where we live. Dan and Eve Seeley remember vividly trips to the ski area with a station wagon full of kids. They are another example of family’s finding time to have fun amid […]
—Harold Ball’s record still stands 67 years later— MEEKER I From the record-setting 100-yard dash in 1945 to his extensive family history in the area, Harold Ball’s story is an interesting one. He ran a 10.1 second 100-yard dash in Rifle his senior year. He was unsure about the composition of the track surface but […]