Bike safety…

Above, Meeker Police Lt. Phil Stubblefield, known as “Officer Friendly,” Kathy Sizemore and Laurel Haney of the Meeker Police Department, and Meeker Elementary School teacher Vicky Tate taught bike safety to first- through fifth-grade students on April 24. Share on Facebook

Meeker sets drug take-back day, auction

MEEKER I If you have old, outdated or unwanted prescription medications in your medicine cabinet at home, area residents can take part in the National Prescription Drug Take-Back, hosted by the Meeker Police Department (MPD) on Saturday. Share on Facebook

April 27: Drug take-back and bike auction

MEEKER I Meeker Police Department, in conjunction with several state health and law enforcement agencies, will join many cities and towns across the nation with its National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on April 27. Share on Facebook

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. Share on Facebook

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. Share on Facebook

Good citizen …

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. Share on Facebook

Bank robbery suspect in custody in RBC jail

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 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. Share on Facebook


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

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. Share on Facebook

Police Blotter: July 9-15

Law enforcement activity for July 9-15, 2010, included: Share on Facebook