From My Window… Time to take pressure off gas outlets; margin of profit fair

The phone rang mid-afternoon this past Friday. On the other end was the owner of one of the outlets in Meeker that sells gasoline. He was angry. He said he would go door to door in Meeker and tell everybody to stop buying the newspaper because I was lying to them.

From My Window… New Year’s resolutions only as good as real intent

To go on a diet or quit eating fried food? To start going to church or praying more at home? To quit smoking, to cut down smoking or go to electronic cigarettes?

From My Window… A big difference between cold and frigid temperatures

Whew! That was one cold week we just went through and I would admit I was ill prepared.

From My Window… Airport dedication honors decades of service; work well done

Well, it looks like winter is upon us this week, and it may well be around for a few days. It has really been pretty nice around here with cold nights but days in the 40-degrees range. However, that is now just a few short days. It looks like we will be “enjoying” days in […]

From My Window… Broncos not down yet; shop locally where you can

I imagine that there were quite a few Denver Broncos left stunned following the overtime mishap on Sunday night against the Patriots, not to mention the Broncos blowing a 24-point halftime lead. However, not all was lost as Denver is still in first place with the Kansas City Chiefs and far from out of the […]

From My Window: There seems to be something special about Thanksgiving

I like this time of year. Winter is rapidly approaching, sure, but so are the holidays — the social season. But I like this time of year mostly because Thanksgiving is just around the corner — a week from today.

From My Window… Not just a slogan: Local shopping helps town, pals, families

November seems to be the month when everyones’ minds turn to the holidays — Thanksgiving, then Christmas. It is also the time to put out the annual call to buy locally during the Christmas season.

From My Window: Veterans must be remembered; AT&T tower a mystery

Not enough can be said, though a lot has been said this past year in Rio Blanco County with the dedication of the Rio Blanco County Veterans Memorial.

From My Window… HopeWest-Meeker great for elderly, families; gas prices plunge

HopeWest from Grand Junction and Pioneers Medical Center in Meeker held a joint fundraiser for HopeWest-Meeker on Saturday night with the HopeWest/Pioneers Medical Center’s soon-to-open palliative care program gaining more start-up funds for the Meeker-based program.

From My Window… Amendment 66 has too many questions; Meeker should back 3A

It’s looking a bit foggy out my window. I can’t get a clear picture of whether what I see on the horizon is good or bad. The good news is that some folks say it will bring more money into the Rangely and Meeker school districts; the bad news is that it means an increase […]

From My Window… Just what does the Community Center Task Force want?

I was recently given a copy of the ballot initiatives sought by the Meeker Community Center Task Force to be placed on the November ballot.

From My Window… Hunters keep motels and lodges busy; what next for gas?

Hunting looks like it will be a successful season for the innkeepers, motels and lodges in the Rangely and Meeker areas over the next six weeks as most owners and managers say they are in good shape as far as hunters filling their rooms.