No news is good news, as they say. If so, it’s all good news around Meeker. A Google search for newsworthy items in Meeker, Colo., for the past week yielded little more than a Louisiana paper’s account of the Mountain Valley Bank robbery. According to www.thetowntalk.com , the $1,279 Thacker stole was to be his […]
Is the lovely warm weather really so odd, or are we just remembering the last two or three years when winter clung stubbornly to the calendar until June or later? No worries, we’ll probably have at least one more snowstorm before summer officially arrives.
We’re not sure why the “big” news stories so often occur on Wednesday afternoons or Thursday mornings. Perhaps it’s some ancient curse on newspaper reporters. Whatever the case, it’s almost as interesting to read the actual facts as it is to compare all the zany variations that show up on Facebook.
April 15 is usually Tax Day. This year it falls on Sunday, and Emancipation Day falls on Monday, April 16 (only in Washington, D.C., because all those government workers really need another day off). That said, this year you have two whole extra days to procrastinate! Taxes must be filed (or at least postmarked) by […]
Congratulations to Barone Middle School wrestlers who “did us proud” last week at the middle school state tournament.
S pring break has almost come and gone! And for once, the weather is cooperating. Well, except for the wind and fire danger.
A huge congratulations to hometown hero Joe LeBlanc for his fourth All-American win at the NCAA wrestling championships last week in St. Louis, Mo. Your hometown is proud of you, and with good reason. Up for a really strange spring vacation? You can sign up for a 100th anniversary of the Titanic. The cruise is […]
While the warm weather of the past week has been wonderful, does anyone else have that “waiting for the other shoe to drop” feeling? You know, that little warning that says, “Don’t put away the snow shovel, the ice scraper, or the boots and gloves just yet.” Ah, springtime in the Rockies, there’s nothing like […]
Longing for more daylight? This is your weekend. Don’t forget to “spring forward” your clocks one hour on Saturday night as we return to Daylight Savings Time.
Wahoo! Both the girls’ and the boys’ basketball teams are headed off to the next step toward a state championship! Congratulations!
Congrats to Justin Hardy for earning third place in the state wrestling championship in 2A at 170 pounds. Great work, Justin! And kudos to the Meeker High School boys’ basketball team for their conference championship this year!