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.

Letter: Noel familes say thanks

A heartfelt thank you to everyone for the cards, calls, food and lovely flowers. A special thanks to John and Sandy at Giovanni’s for the wonderful luncheon after the services.

Letter: Thanks from Ketchers

With the loss of our beloved daughter, sister, granddaughter, niece and cousin, we would like to thank, from the bottom of our hearts, our community, family and friends for your love and support during this difficult time. Also, we would like to express our sincere gratitude for all the food, cards, donations, calls, flowers and […]

Letter: Rangely earthquake

This past week there was a significant 5.3 earthquake in the Denver area. Mention was made of the granddaddy of all earthquakes in Colorado on the 6.6 one of Nov. 7, 1881. This earthquake is most significant in Rangely history.

Up and down el Rio Blanco: Volunteer

Dios te pagar,” my mom tells me or anyone who does a favor for her. The saying translates “God will pay you.” When my mom says it with a smile on her face and a twinkle in her eye, I know God has already paid me tenfold for my efforts. It is the same payment […]

Letter: Thankful parent

Words fall short when I try to describe what has gone into moving the Meeker Elementary School classrooms. I am just so amazed at how the Meeker School District staff has rallied, worked together and remained positive during this time.

Letter: More helicopters

On Aug. 6, 2011, the U.S. lost 30 special forces troops, including 22 Navy SEALS, in a helicopter shot down over Afghanistan. These people were the elite of our military who have trained for these missions over many years.

Letter: No Dutch ovens

I regret I’ll not be able to bring dutch oven desserts to accompany the Rangely Museum Society’s Ice Cream Social this Sunday afternoon, Sept. 4. Last year I was joined by Bill & Mike Zadra and we had a great time sharing our dutch oven creations.

Secret ballots? Ruling clouds law

RBC I We hope the state Supreme Court will reverse an appeals court decision letting governments do the public’s work in secret.