Meeker board strikes down former hospital lot rezoning

MEEKER I The Town of Meeker’s board meeting was filled to bursting Tuesday as concerned citizens gathered to express their opinions on a request to rezone the old hospital lot. The parcel, located at Third and Cleveland streets, is currently zoned as a single family residential lot, but a request by the Eastern Rio Blanco […]

Broadband possible by year’s end

MEEKER I Rio Blanco County’s Information Technology Director Blake Mobley presented a detailed update on the county’s broadband project to the Meeker Board of Trustees at the July 19 meeting. The massive undertaking, which includes a network of fiber lines in Meeker and Rangely as well as several towers at various locations to “bounce” the […]

Rangely, Meeker voters elect members of new town councils

RBC I The voters of Rangely and Meeker had a slew of choices as they elected unopposed mayors but three town council members each in Tuesday’s municipal election. Share on Facebook

Meeker Town Board candidates answer with look to future

MEEKER I All five candidates for the three open seats on the Meeker Town Council spoke to individual questions and then added their thoughts to the other candidates’ responses at the Meeker Chamber of Commerce-sponsored candidate forum Monday night at the Fairfield Center. Share on Facebook

Well site approved on Sulphur Creek

MEEKER I Matrix Oil Company is working with the town and county to obtain approval to drill a well on Sulphur Creek. The drilling rig will take two weeks to be installed, and completion is expected at the end of May. Share on Facebook

News Briefs: February 21, 2008

AARP Driver’s Safety scheduled for Mar. 17 MEEKER — The AARP Driver’s Safety program will be held March 17-18 from 1-5 p.m. at the Senior Center in the Fairfield Center. The program consists of eight hours classroom instruction and discussion (no driving, no tests) for motorists 50 and over. A small fee is charged. Those […]