The view out the front and back windows looked pretty good on Saturday morning for two of the biggest events of the year in Meeker. Bright and early, hundreds of folks started making their way to Meeker Elementary School for the annual 9HealthFair.
Having had the opportunity to drive in Rangely and Meeker on recent Friday and Saturday nights about 8 p.m., it became immediately obvious that except for a few late-evening diners, there was nothing going on in either town as evidenced by a lack of parked cars or traffic on Main Street in Rangely or Market […]
Looking out the ol’ back window, last week was a crazy time. And since the look is a retrospective, we’ll start with the most recent and work back.
Once again, my window looks a little clouded. Colorado is one of the few states that still has political party general assemblies and Rio Blanco County is one of the few counties left in Colorado to use them. The Republicans and the Democrats in Rio Blanco County held their general assemblies this past weekend, and, […]
There are all kinds of cliches that are appropriate for the current situation in Meeker: United we stand, divided we fall. It takes a village… It’s not personal; it’s business. We can make it together… Since last week’s votes by the Town of Meeker Board of Trustees and the Rio Blanco County Board of Commissioners, […]
Congratulations go to the girls’ and boys’ basketball teams at Meeker High School, both of which made it to the Colorado Class 2A State Basketball Championships in Pueblo over the weekend.
I spent an interesting couple of hours on Friday at the annual Rio Blanco County Woolgrowers Association meeting, and I was surprised at how enlightening that meeting was.
Saturday is my one-year anniversary in Rio Blanco County — or at least the day I started working as editor of the Herald Times. It has truly been an enjoyable, if not “interesting,” year for me and my wife, Cris.
Names are important to us all. For all intents and purposes, our name is the only thing we can take with us wherever we go, whatever we do, and we strive to keep our identity. I know as well as anyone how it feels when someone messes it up.
Roughly 200 spectators, helpers and participants took part in a great event Sunday morning and afternoon at the third annual “I Ride with James” Poker and Snowmobile Ride in the mountains around the Lost Creek Trailhead, about 30 miles east of Meeker on County Road 8.
I had a great relaxing mini-vacation over the weekend. It was just what the doctor ordered to clean the fog off my windows, and I never even left Rio Blanco County.
Looking out the rear window this week, it has been a busy time all around.