Letter to the Editor: County looking for agreement, not input

Dear Editor: This is an open letter to the County Commissioners, I attended the presentation in Meeker last Wednesday on the proposed new justice center on the assumption you wished input from the public. I intended to speak, opposing putting it on Fifth Street, but by the time the presentation was over, it was clear […]

Letter to the Editor: Fifth Street closing hearing a farce

Dear Editor: And now, the “rest of the story.” The Town of Meeker held a planning commission hearing Monday to determine whether Fifth Street between Main and Park streets should be closed so the county can “create a park” between the school and the courthouse.”

Letter to the Editor: The railroad finally made it to town

Dear Editor: After more than a century of waiting, the “railroad” finally arrived in town pulling the circus train. The smoke and whistle were notably loud and clear during the past week. In a carefully choreographed circus side show termed “public hearings” by the county on March 11 and 12 in Rangely and Meeker, respectively, […]

Letter to the Editor: Legislature asked to clear oil, gas issue

Dear Editor: This is an open letter to Colorado’s elected leaders: As current and former locally elected officials in the Republican and Democratic parties, we want to thank those leaders in the state of Colorado who are using their influence to seek a sensible balance between energy development and conservation — one that ensures rigorous […]

Letter to the Editor: Comment on the proposed BLM fence

Dear Editor: This letter is a comment on the Bureau of Land Management’s proposal for “BLM seeks local input on Rio Blanco County fence.” First, the notice is completely lacking in the sort of detail that would inform the interested public of the when, where, how much and at what

Letter to the Editor: Oh, those answers by Rio Blanco County

Dear Editor: This is an open letter to our Rio Blanco County commissioners. I told you to be prepared for a response to your answers to my questions of Feb 26.

Letter to the Editor: Another plea to save the old school

Dear Editor: This is an open letter to the Rio Blanco County Board of Commissioners. Although I am a registered voter in Rio Blanco County, I am currently assigned and working overseas for the U.S. Government. Despite being halfway around the world, I am pleased to regard Meeker as my home town.

Letter to the Editor: Thanks for help with light pole damage

Dear Editor: I would like to extend a special thanks to the Meeker Urban Fund, Above All Electrical Solutions and the citizens of Meeker for payment on the repairs to our light poles lining the entrance to the Green Ridge Place Apartments driveway.

Letter to the Editor: Foundation Dinner Dance tops busy day

Dear Editor: We at Colorado Northwestern Community College know there are several important events scheduled for Saturday, March 29 in addition to our annual CNCC Foundation Dinner and Dance.

Letter to the Editor: Understanding MEF funding for track

Dear Editor: This is an open letter to the residents of Meeker School District to better help them understand the Meeker Education Foundation funding for the school district track at Meeker High School.

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.

Letter to the Editor: Thanks for Girl Scout cookie support

Dear Editor: I would like to say thank you to all area persons who supported the local Girl Scouts during their recent cookie-selling season.