Letter to the Editor: Community asset

Dear Editor: I would like to thank Meeker Police Department Officer Wes Severson for rescuing my mother when she fell outside her house.

Community notified of SVP

MEEKER I Law enforcement officials held a community notification meeting Sept. 26, to inform the public of a Sexually Violent Predator (SVP) living in Meeker.

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Meeker citizen Tom George was recognized by Meeker chief of police Bob Hervey of the police department and Meeker’s Board of Trustees including Mayor Mandi Ethridge for his actions to help locate and apprehend the alleged suspect charged in the robbery of Mountain Valley Bank.

Bank robbery suspect in custody in RBC jail

Meeker Police Lt. Phil Stubblefield leaves Meeker's Mountain Valley Bank in his cruiser, as Chief Hervey (silver SUV) also begins pursuit. Stubblefield apprehended suspect Jock Thacker after the alleged bank robber forded the White River near Circle Park.

A suspect is now in custody at the Rio Blanco County Jail, charged with robbing Mountain Valley Bank this morning at Fourth and Main Streets in Meeker, according to the Meeker Police Department, A Mountain Valley Bank employee reported the robbery at 9 a.m. A reverse 911 was issued to local residents with a recorded […]

Hobbs wins bugling contest

Meeker Chief of Police Bob Hervey and Lieutenant Phil Stubblefield stand with Kesston Hobbs, the overall grand champion of the elk bugling and camouflage competition.

MEEKER I Kesston Hobbs, a fourth-grader at Meeker Elementary School, was named the overall grand champion at the 2011 elk bugling and camouflage contest sponsored by the Meeker Police Department and White River Electric Association.


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The Meeker Police Department and the Meeker Elementary School conducted the annual Bicycle Rodeo on May 4.

Letter: Thanks to Officer Mike Washburn

As an EMT and a citizen of Meeker, I would like to send a special “thank you” to Mike Washburn for all the times he goes above and beyond the call of duty. When Mike is on duty and available, he always answers an EMS/fire page with the stopping of traffic for the crews to […]

Meeker drug bust nabs six suspects

Six men arrested last week as part of a coordinated drug bust made their first appearance in district court Friday.

Police Blotter: July 9-15

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Police Blotter: July 2-8

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Police Blotter: June 25-July 1

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Police Blotter: June 18-24

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