Scholarship opportunity…

Meeker Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall No. 5843 is taking part in the annual Voice of Democracy scholarship competition. Entry deadline is Nov. 1. The grand prize is $30,000. All high school students can apply. For more information, contact Meeker VFW Cmdr. David Cole at 970-878-5326 (home); 303-249-3700 (cell); or

Still time to enter VFW ‘Voice of Democracy’ competition

MEEKER I Meeker Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall No. 5843 is one of the VFW halls nationally taking part in the organization’s annual Voice of Democracy scholarship competition for students nationally. This year’s topic is: “Why Veterans are important to our Nation’s History and Future,” and the competition has an entry deadline of Nov. 1.

VFW “Voice of Democracy” scholarship deadline Nov. 1

MEEKER I Meeker Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall No. 5843 is one of the VFW halls nationally taking part in the organization’s annual Voice of Democracy scholarship competition for students nationally.

Fairfield grant applications due Oct. 1

MEEKER I Once again, it is time for Meeker-area students to apply for the Freeman E. Fairfield semi-annual grants.

RBCSO scholarship …

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Tessa Slagle of Rangely, left, accepts a $500 scholarship from Rio Blanco County Sheriff Si Woodruff as winner of the Rio Blanco County scholarship from the state sheriff’s association. One scholarship is available from each of the county sheriff’s offices in the state.

Neilson and Slagle win 4-H Foundation scholarships

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RBC I The Rio Blanco 4-H Foundation is pleased to announced that Taylor Neilson of Meeker and Tessa Slagle of Rangely are the foundation’s 2014 scholarship recipients.

Sheriff’s office offers $5,000 scholarship within county

RBC I Rio Blanco County Sheriff Si Woodruff announced Monday that the County Sheriffs of Colorado (CSOC) will award a $5,000 scholarship to a deserving Rio Blanco County student this spring.

Scholarship…

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Bernie Gantt, left, Dan Dewitt, right, and Kevin Amack, not pictured, representing Rio Blanco Lodge No. 80 of the AF&AM, awarded the Colorado Mason’s Benevolent Fund Scholarship worth $28,000 to Rangely High School graduating senior Heather Turner, second from right.

Award …

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The first Chevron Natural Resources Scholarship was recently awarded to Taylor Poos-Benson (right) of Morrison, Colo. Jeff Roedell (left) from the local Chevron office was on hand to congratulate Taylor and to present his award certificate.

Carroll receives Stull Memorial scholarship

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MEEKER I During the 42nd annual Ag and Tech Awards banquet held at the end of the school year at Northeastern Junior College in Sterling, Colo., a number of students from all over the state received recognition.