Meeker Night Out…

The Meeker Police Department drew roughly 150 people to Paintbrush Park on Aug. 5 for Meeker Night Out, which included a barbecue and a movie in honor of National Night Out, designed to bring families together for an evening and to cut down on crime activities for the night. Share on Facebook

Youth mental health classes set in Meeker

MEEKER I The youth version of the Mental Health First Aid class will be taught to parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, neighbors, health and human service workers and other caring citizens on how to help an adolescent (ages 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addiction challenge or who is in crisis. […]

Lions Club honor…

The Meeker Lions Club honored Meeker’s Frank Cooley, 91, for his 59 years of service to the club, having joined in 1955. Share on Facebook

Kids’ Fishing Day in Meeker

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Meeker Lions Club fills valuable role as town’s only service club

MEEKER I If you look around at almost any social event during the year in Meeker, chances are good the Meeker Lions Club is there, helping out, bartending at this weekend’s After Birth Ball or sponsoring last weekend’s annual Easter egg hunt or putting on a barbecue at the Rio Blanco County Fair. Share on […]


MEEKER | The name of the recipient of the Meeker Lion of the Year Award, published in the Dec. 19 edition of the Herald Times, was incorrectly reported. Meeker Lions Club President Tom Allen presented the special award to Mark Rogers of Meeker at the Dec. 10 club meeting/Christmas party. We regret the error. Share […]

Lion of the Year…

On Dec. 10, during the annual Meeker Lions Club meeting at the Freeman E. Fairfield Center, Tom Allen, left, presented the Lion of the Year Award to member Tom Rogers. The Fairfield Center had a full house of Lions, who gave Rogers a standing ovation for the coveted honor. Allen said the award was given […]

Easter means Easter egg hunts: Meeker

More than 300 children from toddlers to 10-year-olds took part in the annual Easter Egg Hunt at Barone Middle School, sponsored by the Meeker Lions Club on Saturday. The siren was sounded by a Meeker Fire Department fire truck, and all the children were off at once, utilizing the different areas of the school yard […]

Meeker, Rangely set egg hunts

RBC I Meeker and Rangely will host Easter egg hunts open to local children on Saturday, and with good weather forecast, turnout is expected to be quite large. Meeker’s egg hunt will be held at Barone Middle School and begin at 10 a.m., according to Cindy Welle, a member of the Meeker Lions Club, which […]


Barone Middle School eighth graders Sheridan Harvey and Casey Turner served chili and popcorn during the Lions Club Bingo night recently in Meeker. The two cousins were raising money for a trip to Washington, D.C., later this year. Share on Facebook


The first Lions Club bingo games for the winter season were called last Wednesday by Mark Rogers at the RBC Fairgrounds. Share on Facebook

Lions Club hosts 6-W District Convention

The Meeker Lions Club held its first ever District 6 West Convention last weekend in Meeker for more than 145 Lions from the western slope. Lions International director Dr. Gary Anderson from Michigan attended and was the featured speaker Saturday. Share on Facebook