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.

PMC selects hospital’s contractor

MEEKER I The Pioneers Medical Center Board of Directors has selected Haselden Construction as general contractor to build the medical center replacement facility. “We are excited about the decision,” said Paul Sheridan, Pioneers board chairman. “Haselden is the whole package. They have great medical facility experience, they have worked in a variety of similar climates […]

PMC Spring Gala fundraiser May 18

MEEKER I The sixth annual healthcare “Spring Gala” fundraiser is rapidly approaching.

PMC Spring Gala fundraiser May 18

MEEKER I The sixth annual “Spring Gala” healthcare fundraiser is rapidly approaching.

Health fair set for April 20

MEEKER I The Channel 9 Health Fair, held in conjunction with Pioneers Medical Center, will be held in Meeker on April 20 with an abundance of free information booths and free health screenings.

Letter to the Editor: Letter of thanks

Dear Editor: Being a 50-plus year resident of Meeker, I have certainly been witness to the thoughtfulness of this community over the years. But, during a recent health setback, I experienced it firsthand.

Funds improve for water, sewer

MEEKER I Funding for the multi-agency project to extend the Meeker water and sewer line to the new Pioneers Medical Center site and Curtis Creek area on Meeker Terrace is rapidly nearing the point of full funding commitment, the Rio Blanco County Economic Stakeholders announced last week.

Letter to the Editor: PMC replies to concerns

Dear Editor: The Pioneers Board of Directors would like to reply to Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Morris’ letter to the Editor last week.

Firm selected to design new medical facility

MEEKER I The Pioneers Medical Center replacement facility project is under way. Of course, before the actual construction phase, there are several steps that must be completed. Currently, Pioneers is in the design phase. This phase includes selecting the architects for the design, layout and space allocation for the entire healthcare facility, which includes Meeker […]

Blazin’ Trails a way to better health

MEEKER I Pioneers Medical Center, Eastern Rio Blanco Recreation and Parks District, Meeker Drugs, Pioneers Healthcare Foundation and the Meeker Human Resource Council (Meeker’s local United Way) have joined together to offer a multi-faceted health and wellness program.