Letter to the Editor: Neilson glad to serve, will seek re-election

Dear Editor: This is an open letter to the residents of Rio Blanco County: It has been an honor to serve as your Rio Blanco County Assessor this past term. It is with pleasure that I announce my candidacy for re-election.

Letter to the Editor: Thanking chamber for honor

Dear Editor: A huge thank you goes to the Rangely Area Chamber of Commerce for honoring Sweetbriar as the town’s business of the year.

Letter to the Editor: Udall speaks on PILT, state priorities

Dear Editor: In case you missed it, I wrote an op-ed piece for Sunday’s Steamboat Pilot & Today, discussing the importance of the Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) program to Colorado communities and the need to support the program.

Letter to the Editor: Update on area river systems

Dear Editor: Please find attached a draft version of the Yampa/White basin overview that was included in the SWSI 2010 report, including some revisions suggested by the CWCB Board in November 2013. As you may know, CWCB staff will present a first draft version of Colorado’s Water Plan Chapter 2. Overview of each basin at […]

Letter to the Editor: Thanks to Sheepdog Trials volunteers

Dear Editor: The Meeker Classic Championship Sheepdog Trials Board held a “Souper-Volunteer” dinner for all of the 2013 volunteers on Jan. 19. Fun was had by all with a nice crowd of more than 80 volunteers in attendance, most being from Meeker but a few traveling from the Roaring Fork Valley and Cimmaron, Colo.

Letter to the Editor: Thanks for the help during hospital stay

Dear Editor: For the last six years I, along with family and friends, have had the pleasure of hunting elk out of Karl Maser’s Ute Lodge. The beauty of the mountains and the camaraderie of the hunt, plus the people of the Meeker, Colo., area, make my hunting a secondary blessing. As they say, getting […]

Letter to the Editor: Thanks to businesses for “Christmas Store” donations

Dear Editor: We at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Meeker would like to thank Samuelson True Value Hardware & Lumber, Meeker General Mercantile, Ace Hardware, the Girl Scouts of Meeker and individuals for their donations to “The Christmas Store” at the Walbridge Wing. These donations were very much appreciated! Emmanuel Baptist

Letter to the Editor: Governor applauded on sage grouse efforts

Dear Editor: The White River and Douglas Creek conservation districts applaud Gov. Jon Hickenlooper’s efforts to showcase Colorado landowners’ work to protect the greater sage grouse in Northwestern Colorado.

Letter to the Editor: Artist helps Rangely Animal Shelter

Dear Editor: Local Rangely artist and avid animal lover Tammy Dahle has decided to combine her need to create and her love of dogs to do something to help raise money for the new animal shelter that is in the process of becoming a reality in Rangely. Although the staff

Letter to the Editor: Rangely Fire Board thanks employers

Dear Editor: This is proof that Rangely truly is a “great place” to live. Where else would employers allow their employees to miss work because they were volunteering their time to fight a house fire?

Letter to the Editor: What’s happening at the Meeker firehouse

Dear Editor: I would like to take this opportunity to let everyone in the Meeker community know what’s going on down at the firehouse.

Letter to the Editor: State veterans home makes difference

Dear Editor: Can individual acts make a difference? You bet.