Letter to the Editor: Rick Dodd on fire board situation

Dear Editor: For a little over a month now I’ve debated on writing this letter to the editor. I’ve felt that if I say something, it’ll get portrayed wrong or it might not be becoming of a current board member running for re-election. Then, after reading this last week’s paper, I’ve reached the point where […]

Letter to the Editor: Fire board chairman responds to Marshall Cook letter

Dear Editor: I would like to take a little time to respond to Marshall Cook’s letter in last week’s paper.

Letter to the Editor: If fire department ain’t broke, don’t fix it

Dear Editor: In response to Mr. Luzmoor’s letter, have you ever been on the fire department? Have you ever been on an ambulance call? People on the fire board have.

Letter to the Editor: Final thoughts from Fire Chief Marshall Cook

Dear Editor: This is an open letter to the Meeker Fire & Rescue District Board Members: As I finish my last week here at Meeker Fire & Rescue, I would like to reflect on the last 14 months as your fire chief and give you some parting thoughts I have. Perhaps these can help you […]

Letter to the Editor: In praise of Meeker’s first responders

Dear Editor: This letter is being written in appreciation of our wonderful, caring, going way beyond-the-call-of-duty Meeker Fire Department and its first responders.

Letter to the Editor: Enefit oil project may benefit Rangely—local help needed

Dear Editor: On May 4, from 6 to 8 p.m., the Bureau of Land Management will hold a public meeting at the Rangely Recreation Center on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for a utility corridor from Bonanza to Enefit America Oil’s property on Rabbit Mountain.

Letter to the Editor: PMC updating phone systems

Dear Editor: Pioneers Medical Center would like to give our community of Meeker a “Heads Up” as we will be converting our phone system to an automated answering system on April 18. The hospital has been experiencing an increase in phone calls and sometimes phone calls cannot be answered in a timely manner because staff […]

Letter to the Editor: David Luzmoor on Fire Board members

Dear Editor: I ask that you offer the following comment to your readers in order to balance the prospective on the Meeker Fire Protection District Board of Directors.

Letter to the Editor: Drug companies’ 2015 profits were $45 billion

Dear Editor: One thing I have to seriously consider in this election for president is one who I hope will do something about prescription costs.

Letter to the Editor: Meeker couple thanks officers, responders

Dear Editor: We would like to take a moment and offer a huge thank you to the Meeker Police Department/Chief Bob Hervey, Meeker Fire Rescue EMT, the Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office, Pioneers Medical Center emergency and triage team as well as all first responders for their quick actions and much needed comforting as the […]

Letter to the Editor: Explaining the role of the fire district board

Dear Editor: You have asked for a response to criticism of how the Board of the Meeker Fire Department conducts its business. The response is best provided by a description of who we are and what we do.

Disappointed in comments regarding Meeker Fire Board

Dear Editor: I would like to say how disappointed and saddened I was to read such bias regarding the Fire Department at the end of an otherwise positive article by Mr. McMahon in his commentary about the Fireman’s Ball.