School district receives mystery e-mail

MEEKER I School district personnel received a rambling e-mail message last week from an unknown sender who it is speculated may be a disgruntled employee or former employee.

Meeker considering return to four days


MEEKER I As school districts scramble to respond to impending state budget cuts, one option being considered on both ends of the county is the four-day school week. Rangely’s school district has held public forums and surveys while it studies whether to switch to the four-day school week.

Letter: Is there better option than a roundabout?

How would you like to access your driveway right in the curve of a roundabout or have your children crossing just before or after this roundabout?

Groups encounter delays on road to new road

With Meeker Mayor Mandi Etheridge listening, Sulphur Creek resident Bob Lange makes a point during last week’s meeting.

MEEKER I There will be a road leading to the new elementary school. That much is certain. Consider it the Road to Somewhere.

Board reviews start of year

MEEKER I At its Sept. 1 meeting, the Meeker School Board reported a successful start to the new school year. Meeker Elementary Principal Jason Hightower said, “The school year started out great.”

Meeker School District gets $46,400 Morgridge grant

MEEKER I The Meeker School Board announced a grant award of $46,400 from the Morgridge Family Foundation in Denver at its Aug. 11 meeting.

Pollard receives Ph.D. from U of N

MEEKER | Lisa Pollard received a doctorate of philosophy degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Commencement exercises took place Aug. 14-15.

Construction may affect school traffic

MEEKER I Sewer construction at the intersection of Fifth and Garfield could affect traffic to the school district’s administration building, if work is still going on when classes start next week.

Suggested supplies for Meeker schools

Pre-school supply list 6 Elmer’s Glue Sticks 1 large container of Clorox Wipes

Doug Pfau leads Meeker schools


MEEKER I Doug Pfau was used to doing a lot of things himself. Moving up to a bigger school district, he’s finding, has its advantages.

New Meeker superintendent


MEEKER | New Meeker superintendent of schools Doug Pfau and his family are settling in after moving from De Beque.

Board hikes school breakfast, lunch prices

MEEKER — Prices for school breakfasts and lunches will go up next year. School board members approved the increases at a meeting June 2.