Up and down el Rio Blanco: Compassion

A rollover accident claimed the lives of three men last week. Of course there are lessons to be learned and the first one I personally will work on is compassion. One never knows when a tragic accident will take the life of a loved one. Writing from experience, I’m thankful for the outpouring of compassion […]

Loose Ends: Weather unwise

What should I pack?” asked a first-time visitor to the White River valley. This question is often asked as if there is a definitive answer. No one understands when most people respond with a vague answer that indicates even year-round residents don’t have a clue.

Up and down el Rio Blanco: Get tougher

Get tougher,” my wife told me after I shared some more constructive criticism about my reporting skills, (or lack thereof) from a local reader.

Letter: Rector thanks festival volunteers

My name is Peggy Rector. I have been in charge of ordering the food for Septemberfest for a number of years.

Letter: Thank you to Rangely Rock Crawlers Club

I want to thank the Rangely Rock Crawlers Club for putting on such a great event last weekend. Between the club, the volunteers and many of the townspeople the event was a huge success.

Letter: Meeker PTO grateful for festival

The Meeker Elementary PTO would like to publicly thank all who make Fall Festival possible.

Letter: Herald short of a real newspaper?

Enclosed is my check for my annual subscription to the Herald Times. I considered whether or not to renew my subscription for several weeks This is mainly because, I don’t find much newsworthy in the Herald.

Good samaritans still exist

Despite my husband’s recent major joint surgery, my back and neck problems, and the fact that we are no longer youngsters, we decided to enjoy the beautiful fall weather and go “leaf peeking” on the Flat Tops last Sunday.

Letter: How to fix the U.S. Postal Service

Solving the financial crisis facing the US Postal Service is quite simple. Just implement these changes. 1. Raise the price of first class mail to 50 cents.

Letter: Annual golf tourney a success, thank you

We at the Xcel Energy Meeker office would like to thank all who participated in our Annual Hawaiian Luau Golf Tournament July 23. The tournament was a success with great weather and great fun. We had 40 players participate, who all went home with something.

Opinion: USPS can survive as a business

RBC I “Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night…..will stay us from the swift completion of our appointed rounds.”For more than 235 years, the U.S. Postal Service has adhered to this unofficial creed.  

Letter: Range Call needs input

Next year we will celebrate the 127th Annual Range Call Celebration … hopefully. The Range Call committee met this past week to review the 2011 event and to start planning for 2012. Due to a significant financial loss coming out of the 2011 event, the Range Call committee has to make some tough decisions.