Jackson promoted to Master Sergeant

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RANGELY I Cody Jackson, son of Danny Jackson and Brenda LeBleu Ahrens, who was graduated from Rangely High School in 1997 and joined the United States Air Force in September 1997, has recently been promoted to E-7 Master Sergeant.

40 years…

Local dentist Dr. Charles Vandiver (far right) standing next to his wife Dee Anna, credits his wife and staff for being able to maintain a modern dental office in Meeker for the past 40 years.

New Arrival: Hattie Brennan

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Hattie Rose Brennan Neil and Kari Brennan are proud to announce the arrival of their baby girl. Hattie Rose Brennan was born at St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction, Colo., on Jan. 17, 2011, at 9:22 p.m. Grandparents are Jim and Bev Brennan of Meeker, Alan Nielsen of Meeker, Gary

New Arrival: Jenna Dole Pelloni

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Jenna Dole Pelloni MEEKER | Holt Kenneth Pelloni is excited to announce the arrival of his little sister, Jenna Dole Pelloni. She was born Nov. 18 at 6:27 a.m. at St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction. Jenna weighed 5 pounds, 14 ounces and was 19 inches long at birth.

Wedding Announcement

Mr. and Mrs. Dwayne Karl Newman

Nicole Kinsey Walker and Dwayne Karl Newman were united in marriage on Sept. 20, at the Riu Pacifico Palace in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Dwayne previously resided in Meeker, where he was principal of Meeker High School and later became superintendent of schools in Rangely. Nicole was previously the principal of Rangely High School.

New Arrival: Kailyn Ruth Mack

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Kailyn Ruth Mack MEEKER | Eliana, Jayden and McKena Mack would like to announce that their baby sister has arrived. Kailyn Ruth Mack was born on July 6, 2010. She was 5 pounds, 11 ounces and 17 3/4 inches long.

Days Gone By

The Meeker Herald — 100 years ago Surveyor Dan Moog continues to locate good claims for incoming settlers.

Briggs honored

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RANGELY | Candace Briggs, a pre-kindergarten special education teacher

Days Gone By

The Meeker Herald — 75 years ago Tuesday morning marked the commencement of construction of Rio Blanco County’s new court house.

Obituary: Paul George Wilczek

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Paul George Wilczek May 31, 1941~May 3, 2010

A centennial birthday

Merle Brenton, a resident at the Walbridge Wing in Meeker, celebrated her 100th birthday with a party Saturday. She turned 100 Monday.

Editor’s note: Merle Brenton, a resident of the Walbridge Wing in Meeker, celebrated her 100th birthday party Saturday, with many of her family and friends present. Here’s her story …

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MEEKER | Merle Brenton of Meeker will turn 100 on May 10. There will be a birthday celebration in her honor Saturday from 2 to 4:30 p.m. at Walbridge Wing. Everyone is welcome to attend.