HopeWest scores perfect survey by state

MEEKER I HopeWest recently had an unannounced, onsite survey that takes place every five to seven years for hospice organizations in Colorado. HopeWest, which has a branch in Meeker, received perfect results.

Letter to the Editor: Thanks to RB Quilters from HopeWest-Meeker

Dear Editor: Many thanks to the RB Quilters, who recently completed and lovingly donated 10 lap quilts to HopeWest-Meeker to be given to patients upon intake.

Giving back…


Meeker Sand & Gravel presented a $5,000 check to HopeWest-Meeker on Monday to benefit the organization’s new palliative care program in the Meeker area.

Rio Blanco Stitchers give quilts to HopeWest-Meeker

The Rio Blanco Stitchers have nine quilts completed and more on the way for patients with the newly opened HopeWest-Meeker, a palliative care program. Quilts have already been sewn by Linda Jones, Barbara Phelan, Penny Brown, Donna Collins, Pat Daggett, Peggy Shults, Jan Keller and Lori Farris, and Toby Smith donated 2,200 squares of material her mother cut and pressed for use in the quilts.

MEEKER I The tags on the quilts will read, “Quilts Because We Care,” on each of the beautiful, unique and heartfelt gifts from The Rio Blanco Stitchers. The quilting group has donated the first three quilts to HopeWest-Meeker, the Meeker branch of the palliative care center out of Grand Junction.

Letter to the Editor: Thanks for Halloween Ball success

Dear Editor: The team from HopeWest-Meeker would like to give a heartfelt thank you to the attendees who came to the Halloween Ball this past Saturday night.



There were lots of Halloween happenings Saturday in Meeker as signified by this carving by Ben Quinn at the NewHope-Meeker Holiday Ball.

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.

HopeWest-Meeker Halloween Ball


Tonya Morris of Meeker won Best Costume award at the NewHope-Meeker Holiday Ball on Saturday. The ball was held to raise funds for the NewHope-Meeker Palliative Care Program planned in conjunction with Pioneers Medical Center in Meeker. The program will help families take care of relatives in the last stages of their lives.

Letter to the Editor: High hopes for hospice, palliative care center

Dear Editor: I am excited as well as thankful that Meeker now has an avenue to provide compassionate end of life care for people in our community. HopeWest-Meeker is in the beginning stages, thanks to a recently formed partnership with Pioneers Medical Center and HopeWest (formerly Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado) of Grand […]

Volunteer training for hospice-type care

MEEKER | HopeWest of Meeker is excited to host a volunteer training for “end-of-life” or “hospice-type” care. Training is offered Friday, Oct. 11 from 5-8:30 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 12 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Pioneers excited about hospice plan

MEEKER I A local group of volunteers, Pioneers Medical Center and Pioneers Healthcare Foundation (PHF) are excited to announce a newly formed hospice-related partnership with HopeWest.