The Meeker volunteer fire department responded to a grill fire and gas leak reported at the Meeker Café Tuesday. Local police evacuated people from the surrounding buildings while the fire was extinguished and gas lines were turned off and checked. The Café was expected to reopen Wednesday night or Thursday morning.
The Meeker Hotel and Cafe served as a jail last week as part of a fundraiser for Muscular Dystrophy. Meeker Cafe server Britany Walsh volunteered to be a jailbird and raised more than $500 in bail money for the cause.
The Eastern Rio Blanco Metropolitan Recreation and Park District hosted a family Irish jig on St. Patrick’s Day at the Meeker Hotel and Cafe that included live entertainment, dessert and prizes.
Dear Editor: I want to thank the Rec. District for bringing an Irish band to Meeker for Saint Patrick’s day and the Meeker Hotel for hosting this community event.