A crowd at fishing day …

Meeker’s annual family free-fishing day was a huge success as close to 200 men, women and mostly children took part in the fishing event Friday at Meeker’s Circle Park, located across the bridge from Meeker Town Park. Colorado Parks and Wildlife stocked the pond with 300 fish for the event and assisted the boys, girls […]

Work underway on Meeker Veterans Community Center

MEEKER I The public may have seen construction work going on at the Veterans of Foreign Wars building at 290 4th St. and Main Street across from the Mountain Valley Bank in Meeker This building was purchased in March 2015 due to some very generous donations. The projects are being done to make us safer […]

500 attend 9Health Fair…

The line was not terrible, but the flow was consistently busy on Saturday morning during the annual 9Health Fair, held at Meeker Elementary School. Margie Joy, the Pioneers Medical Center public information officer and the Pioneers Healthcare Foundations’s executive director, said Monday that roughly 500 persons attended the fair for any number of reasons ranging […]

The hunt is on…

A little late in starting, but the kids didn’t care Saturday at Elks Park in Rangely during the annual Rangely Elks Club Easter Egg Hunt. Hundreds of kids were on hand, and they made fast work of finding the hundreds of Easter eggs set out for them as part of the Easter fun. Children from […]

Easter Egg hunts…

There will be Easter egg hunts for the kids in Meeker and Rangely on Saturday. Rangely will kick off the day’s activities at Elks Park with members of the Rangely Elks Club cooking breakfast, starting at 8 a.m. The Rangely egg hunt will begin at 9:15 a.m., and is hosted by the Elks Club as […]

Breakfast with Santa…

Zacharia (left) and Nicholas (right) Godwin had the chance Saturday morning to talk with Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus at the annual Meeker Lions Club’s Breakfast with Santa, held at the Fairfield Center in downtown Meeker. Several hundred persons were fed between 8:30 and 11 a.m., and hundreds of children had the chance to talk […]

Free breakfast with Santa on Saturday

MEEKER I For those hungry folks in the Meeker area on Saturday morning, the Meeker Lions Club will be serving a free breakfast from 8:30 to 11 a.m. at the Freeman E. Fairfield Center at 200 E. Main in downtown Meeker. Share on Facebook

Several people drop in as VFW and Ladies’ Auxiliary, Lions and Legion host open house

MEEKER I The new home of Meeker Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 5843, VFW Ladies Auxiliary No. 5843 and American Legion Post No. 74 had several visitors Tuesday as the groups held a combined open house for folks interested in seeing the facility or interested in joining one of the groups. Share on Facebook

Open house Tuesday for Meeker VFW, Legion and Lions

MEEKER I On Tuesday, there will be an open house in Meeker to show off the new home of the Meeker Lions Club, Meeker VFW and Ladies Auxiliary Post No. 5843 and American Legion Post No. 74. Share on Facebook

Meeker VFW, Lions Club to share new home

MEEKER I Meeker VFW Post No. 5843, enabled through several generous donations, has purchased the former First Federal Savings and Loan bank building at 290 Fourth St. in Meeker. The building will be the new home of the VFW post and the Meeker Lions Club. Share on Facebook

Ken Coffin named 2014 ‘Lion of the Year’

MEEKER I The Meeker Lions Club presented awards at its annual Christmas party in early December. Mark Rogers and Bill Jordan received awards for their outstanding service to the club and Ken Coffin was recognized as “Lion of the Year” for 2014. Share on Facebook

Colorado Grand rolls through Meeker, donates to cause

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