Board moves forward

MEEKER I The Meeker school board agreed to begin moving forward on the repairs to the new elementary school but construction will only begin after a separate geotechnical firm reviews the building’s existing foundation. Share on Facebook

Neenan president apologizes

MEEKER I With the Meeker High School cafeteria serving as the new board room, more than 50 taxpayers joined the Meeker Board of Education, The Neenan Company, SCI, Inc., and Vanir for a public workshop Tuesday to discuss the current status of the new elementary school, the needed repairs and a timeline for completion. Share […]

Letter to the Editor: Transparency called into question

Dear Editor: In light of the letter to the editor from Mr. Kennedy with regard to the ongoing problems with the Meeker school board, I was wondering how many signatures would be required to initiate a recall of the entire current Meeker school board.  Share on Facebook

Letter to the Editor: New blood needed on Meeker school board

Dear Editor: It has come to my attention that we have school board members coming up for reelection. Share on Facebook

Letter to the Editor: Hen house attracts clever foxes

Dear Editor: An engineering firm and common sense has determined our new Meeker elementary school to be “unsafe” for our children and teachers. The taxpayer now has an $18,000,000 white elephant. Share on Facebook

Meeker Elementary: The move is on

MEEKER I More than 10 days after the Meeker Board of Education directed superintendent Susan Goettel to remove students from the new elementary school because of safety concerns and take steps to provide for their education, including modifying the school calendar, plans were adopted to do both, even though they have yet to receive the […]

Call for nominations for RE-1 election

MEEKER | Nominations for school board candidates in the Meeker RE-1 district are now open. In November three directors will be elected for four-year terms on the school board. Share on Facebook

Board candidates make views known

RBC I Editor’s note: Candidates in the Nov. 3 election for positions on the Meeker and Rangely school boards were asked to respond to general questions about their qualifications and why they are running for office. The responses that were received appear in alphabetical order, first for Meeker, then for Rangely. Share on Facebook

Meeker board OKs $6 million budget

MEEKER I Facing a revenue shortfall of more than $400,000, the Meeker School Board approved a budget of more than $6 million last week. Share on Facebook

Meeker board OKs preliminary budget

MEEKER — Although final budget approval won’t occur until later, even into early next year, a preliminary budget was presented to the Meeker School Board at a meeting May 19. Share on Facebook

Shifting soils convince Meeker board to build foundation under new elementary school

MEEKER — Soils in this area can be, well, a bit unsettling. With that in mind, the Meeker School Board has decided on a foundation for the new elementary school. Share on Facebook

Meeker school board ready to make offer for superintendent

MEEKER — School board members will hold a special meeting April 23 to formally make a job offer for a new superintendent. Share on Facebook