MEEKER I On May 17, Meeker Elementary School fourth- and fifth-graders had the chance to participate in the Western Slope’s inaugural CO-STARS (Colorado Sensing Talent and Recognizing Scholarship) academic contest.
Dear Editor: This is an open letter to the Meeker community. I’ve always said that one of the reasons Meeker is such a great place to live is because most of the people who live here are here by choice. You don’t often hear people talking about being stuck here or planning their departures after […]
Dear Editor: This is an open letter to the Rio Blanco County commissioners and the Town of Meeker administration.
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the third of three stories looking at the results released by TELL Colorado, which surveys teachers in Colorado every two years on specific teaching/preparation conditions at their schools. This week we will look at Meeker Elementary School.
Meeker Elementary School second-graders read the book “Flat Stanley” by Jeff Brown, who tells a story about a boy who becomes a half-inch thick after being flattened by a bulletin board.
Dear Editor: I was at the meeting discussing the old Meeker Elementary School, and there were some suggestions in your article that made me wonder if you had ever taken the tour of the school and also called or written to ones who are professional about the asbestos situation.
Dear Editor: My family, the Nichols family, came to Meeker in 1884. My great-grandfather was Ben Nichols and he brought his family with him. My grandfather was Fred Nichols and was 6-weeks-old when they arrived.
Dear Editor: Recent discussions about the Town of Meeker transferring ownership of the old elementary school to Rio Blanco County brought a large attendance to the town board meeting, most of whom were opposed to the transfer.
MEEKER | “I’m Bored; What Can I Do?” is the topic of discussion as part of a Meeker Elementary School presentation of parent summer survival ideas offered Monday, May 20 at 6 p.m. at the school.
The Meeker Town Board meeting on May 7 was an interesting study in community involvement as roughly 70 residents of the town attended, ready to voice their opinions and ask questions regarding the use of the old elementary school in downtown Meeker.
Dear Editor: I would respectfully disagree with Ms. Wilber and Mr. Zellers in their letters to the editor. If we as a community do not start accepting change, we are going to end up like many other small communities with a dead downtown area or, worse, a dead town.