Rio Blanco County Days Gone By

The Meeker Herald — 125 years ago – Dick Carnrike has sold his place on Nine Mile Hill and will leave for California. – Bert and Mrs. Salter will leave for the Pacific coast tomorrow to spend the remainder of the winter. – Frank Sheridan topped the Kansas City market last week. The Harp-Peterson and […]

Rio Blanco County Days Gone By

The Meeker Herald — 125 years ago n Pete Baker has been busy the past few weeks erecting ice house at the creamery and cattle sheds at the K—T home ranch.

Rio Blanco County Days Gone By

The Meeker Herald — 125 years ago n Bert Salter of the Park, looked the town folks over Monday. n Dr. Montgomery reports the arrival of a girl at Frank Gowers, on the Mesa.

Rio Blanco County Days Gone By

The Meeker Herald — 125 years ago n Advertisement: “Vote against state-wide prohibition. Thereby saving for Colorado our progressive local option law which makes for home-rule and local self-government.”

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The Meeker Herald — 125 years ago n Tom Burke of Piceance was a town visitor Wednesday. n Miss Carrie Oldland spent the week at Windermere Lodge. n Mr. Gordon, from Denver, is the new bookkeeper at the Bank of Meeker.

Rio Blanco County Days Gone By

The Meeker Herald — 125 years ago n Frank Sheridan received six cents for some strays of his that reached Denver with a Keystone bunch. Not bad as a starter.

Rio Blanco County Days Gone By

The Meeker Herald — 100 years ago n Good four-room house and three lots; corner Park Avenue and Fourth Street; southern frontage. Inquire at this office.

Rio Blanco County Days Gone By

The Meeker Herald — 125 years ago n Perry Spurlock has received his fine passenger auto. n The marshal has the authority to arrest all chickens running at large. Ours are penned.

Rio Blanco County Days Gone By

The Meeker Herald — 125 years ago Joe Rooney returned to Meeker Tuesday and didn’t bring the bride with him. Joe has not only “flimflammed” us once more, but threatens to sue The Herald for $100,000 damages. We welcome the suit, as then we will make Joe tell why the Missouri girl went back on […]

Rio Blanco County Days Gone By

The Meeker Herald — 125 years ago n Position wanted: Young man of 17, in good health, with good education would like to secure some pleasant outdoor work during the summer. No pay asked. Have been attending school and would like a change for a few months. n Get a reserved seat for the high […]

Rio Blanco County Days Gone By

The Meeker Herald — 100 years ago – The town board of registration met Tuesday and enrolled more than 500 voters. The complete registration will foot up nearly 550.

Rio Blanco County Days Gone By

The Meeker Herald — 100 years ago n Some things smell worse the more you stir them. One of these is a polecat, another is a neighborhood quarrel. The polecat you may sometimes have to tackle; but steer clear of the other thing if you have to run for dear life.