from my window… Current mindset of many a problem for county teens

The stories written in the past three weeks by Meeker High School to-be-senior Calvin Shepherd are prophetic and troubling.

Leftover hunting licenses on sale Aug. 6

RBC | Leftover big game hunting licenses will go on sale to the public at 9 a.m. on Tuesday at Colorado Parks and Wildlife offices and license retailers statewide.

Rio Blanco County Fair to close with spectator favorites

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Jaicee Simmons wouldn’t be able to see through the windshield if he was driving a car, but she did well navigating her horse through the obstacle course as part of the peewee competition at the Rio Blanco County Fairgrounds on Saturday. It took this young lady a little while to navigate her big horse through the course, but she made it.

RBC | The Annual Rio Blanco County Fair officially opens Monday, but there are a number of fair events that remain today, Friday and Saturday at the fairgrounds in Meeker.

Classifieds – August 1, 2013 Edition

ANNOUNCEMENTS ATV, Boat and Snowmobile Owners! You can now renew your Colorado OHV registrations on line at:

With doctorate, state native new MHS principal

MEEKER | A Colorado native born in Denver has accepted an offer to return to the state and take the position as principal at Meeker High School.

2013 Pre-Fair Contest results

RBC | Results from the pre-Rio Blanco County Fair: Team Cake Decorating Challenge First Place Team: 
Linda Lombardi, Jadynn Archuleta
,Cori Mohr; Second Place Team: 
Brynlee Williams,
Savana May; 

Third Place Team:
 Lisa Lombardi,
Mikayla Cardile

Meeker teens long for more things to do around town after sun sets

MEEKER I Summer in Meeker is not known for being of a hotbed of activity for local teenagers. It seems they have the choice of finding some innocent fun or breaking the rules.

Farrises invite pals for 50th on Saturday

MEEKER | Tom and Lori Farris of Meeker will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, July 20 at Circle Park.

Photography on display today, Friday

MEEKER | There will be special paintings and photography on display today, Friday and Saturday at The Upstairs Gallery in downtown Meeker.

Airman Chanler May …

Air Force Airman Chanler E. May was graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

Grand opening…


Brother’s Custom Processing held a grand opening celebration Friday at 101 E. Market St. in Meeker.

Sandhill crane…


Most sandhill cranes live in freshwater wetlands, feeding on plants, grains, mice, snakes, insects and worms.