Meeker girl has life-changing experience on trip to Peru

Aubrey Walsh (third from the left) enjoys a surprise birthday party thrown for her by the children she worked with at the New Life Children’s Home in Cieneguilla, Peru. The party was on the last day of Walsh’s mission trip, which ran July 8 through Aug. 15.

MEEKER I Meeker resident Aubrey Walsh, a 2012 graduate of Meeker High School and currently a senior at the University of Northern Colorado (UNC) in Greeley, spoke recently about her her five-and-a-half week mission trip to Peru, running July 8 through Aug. 15. Speaking via telephone during her lunch break, Walsh shared about the immediate […]


Meeker High School alumnae Deena Norell won the breakaway roping in the Colorado Professional Rodeo held Friday during the 130th annual Range Call celebration, which celebrates the oldest continuous rodeo in the state of Colorado.

All-State Athletes…

Jake Phelan

Meeker High School graduates Jake Phelan and Raul Lopez, and MHS girls’ basketball coach Greg Chintala, represented the Cowboys in the 59th annual Colorado High School Coaches Association’s all-state games last week at Adams State College in Alamosa. Jake Phelan was football player of year for the Western Slope League. He played for the Blue […]

MHS grad now a Division 1 cheerleader in Louisiana

MEEKER I Lexie James Meszaros, a 2014 graduate of Meeker High School and already a junior at the University of Louisiana-Monroe, is now a member of the Division 1 cheerleading squad at the school, and the UL-Monroe squad took fourth place in the nation last year.

Gabrielle Goettel gets degree from Whitworth

MEEKER I Gabrielle Goettel of Meeker has been awarded a bachelor of arts degree in arts administration from Whitworth University in Spokane, Wash. Whitworth University is a private liberal arts university affiliated with the Presbyterian Church. The university, which has an enrollment of nearly 3,000 students, offers 60 undergraduate and graduate degree programs.

Meeker alum has two academy appointments

MEEKER I One graduated Meeker student has received a pair of nominations from U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton (R-Colo.-03) to attend either of two U.S. service academies next year. On Monday, Tipton announced the names of 11 students from Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District who have received his nomination to the U.S. service academies.

Meeker resident on Dean’s List

HAYS, KAN. I A Meeker resident is among the 1,170 students named to the Fort Hays State University (Hays, Kan.) Dean’s Honor Roll for the spring 2014 semester.

OSU Senior of Distinction…

Morgan Neilson, an animal science major from Meeker, was selected as an Oklahoma State University Senior of Significance for the 2013-2014 academic year.