It’s a wonderful life …


Several gingerbread men and women were on hand as passengers on the Pioneers Medical Center float Friday night in downtown Meeker as part of the town’s Christmas tree lighting, Parade of Lights and fireworks. There were 20 entries in the parade, which lasted about 20 minutes.

PMC sets free monthly foot clinic

MEEKER | Pioneers Medical Center Home Health will be offering its free monthly foot clinic at 10 a.m. on Tuesday at the Pines Apartments, 875 Water St. in Meeker.

Plan set for extending sewer line

MEEKER I More than 30 people gathered Nov. 13 to learn about the water and sewer extension project to extend water and sewer service to the Curtis Creek Industrial Park, the new Pioneers Medical Center facility and the commercial area at Thornburgh Road.

Pioneers receives 2013 Guardian of Excellence Award

MEEKER I Pioneers Medical Center announced Tuesday that its Emergency Department has been named a 2013 Guardian of Excellence Award winner by Press Ganey Associates, Inc.

Radiology lends a hand towards finding the cure

RBC I Radiology is often a misunderstood science — and art. Definitely, radiology is a highly evolved science and important diagnostic tool in medicine.

Handing out treats…


Several residents of the Walbridge Wing at Pioneers Medical Center gathered downtown in the old Meeker Drug building to help distribute treats

Letter to the Editor: High hopes for hospice, palliative care center

Dear Editor: I am excited as well as thankful that Meeker now has an avenue to provide compassionate end of life care for people in our community. HopeWest-Meeker is in the beginning stages, thanks to a recently formed partnership with Pioneers Medical Center and HopeWest (formerly Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado) of Grand […]

Volunteer training for hospice-type care

MEEKER | HopeWest of Meeker is excited to host a volunteer training for “end-of-life” or “hospice-type” care. Training is offered Friday, Oct. 11 from 5-8:30 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 12 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Over 100 walk/run in annual Scrub Shirt Classic 5K race

More than 120 people participated in the eighth annual Scrub Shirt Classic race on Saturday, including 38 fifth- and sixth-graders. A challenge was made between the two classes to see which class could get the most participants and the fifth-graders won with 23. Tevin Pelloni, a sixth-grader, won the race with a time of 24:16.

MEEKER I The 8th Annual Scrub Shirt Classic Race on Saturday hosted almost 125 participants. “We are thrilled to see so many people participate in the 5K walk, run or stroll event,” said Curtis Cooper, the event coordinator and Pioneers Medical Center IT manager. “We want everyone to have fun and to know that no […]

Pioneers excited about hospice plan

MEEKER I A local group of volunteers, Pioneers Medical Center and Pioneers Healthcare Foundation (PHF) are excited to announce a newly formed hospice-related partnership with HopeWest.

Free pre-season concussion testing for Meeker athletes

MEEKER I A concussion is not just a “bump on the head.” A concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury, or TBI, caused by a bump, blow or jolt to the head that can change the way your brain normally works. Concussions can also occur from a blow to the body that causes the […]

PMC preps for Spring Gala on Saturday

MEEKER I The sixth annual healthcare “Spring Gala” fundraiser is rapidly approaching. This year’s event will continue the tradition of a great time while raising funds in support of community scholarships as well as many local healthcare programs and services.