Rangely, Meeker have full slate of folks seeking town offices

RBC I The filing deadline for nomination petitions to be turned in for the Meeker and Rangely town council elections was 5 p.m. on Monday, and there are enough candidates this year to have elections in both towns. According to Meeker Town Clerk Lisa Cook, Mayor Regas Halandras filed his qualified petition for re-election to […]

Meeker Town Board approves dispatch, Better City accords

MEEKER I At the Jan. 5 Meeker Town Council meeting, Rio Blanco County Sheriff Anthony Mazzola requested that the town buy in to a new distribution of costs for the shared law enforcement, fire and public safety dispatch operation.

Meeker town election to bring new look to board

MEEKER I The Meeker Town Board election on April 5 is rapidly approaching. The deadline for candidates to file their petitions to run is Jan. 25. Candidates must be at least 18 years old by April 5, have been a resident of the town for at least the 12 months prior to the election and […]

Meeker board annexes Curtis Creek Industrial Park

MEEKER I The seated members of the Meeker Town Board gave unanimous approval Tuesday to the annexation of the Curtis Creek Industrial Park, which encompasses 35 acres on the east side of Highway 13, opposite the new Pioneers Medical Center.

Four Meeker streets get facelift

MEEKER I Some of the streets in the east and northeast neighborhoods are the beneficiaries of the Town of Meeker’s 1.5-mile 2015 Paving Project, in which some town streets have already had their asphalt ground down and received a new two-inch overlay.

Phase II work begins on Meeker’s Market Street sidewalk project

MEEKER I The only things that remain to complete Phase I of Meeker’s Market Street Sidewalk Project, Town Administrator Scott Meszaros said, is to install a hand rail at School Street, for CenturyLink to bury a line and to finish the crosswalk on Third Street. However, the town has already started work on Phase II […]

Meeker’s Market Street work nears completion in spite of rain delays

MEEKER I The work is progressing in satisfactory form to install sidewalks and curbs on the north side of east Market Street in Meeker although repeated rains have caused the entire project to be delayed a couple of weeks, Meeker Town Administrator Scott Meszaros said Friday.

Meeker Mayor Halandras praises all teachers on National Teacher’s Day

MEEKER I On May 5, Meeker Mayor Regas Halandras read into the record at the Meeker Town Council meeting that May 5 “is a day for all the citizens of Meeker, whether or not we have children in school, to appreciate the hard work, dedication and selfless nature of our educators.

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Letter to the Editor: Importance of supporting local merchants

Dear Editor: It wasn’t until I was on the Meeker Town Council that I understood the first reason we need a strong business community.

Katelin Cook resigns from Meeker board to spend more time with family

MEEKER I Katelin Cook, a member of the Meeker Town Board since August 2007, has resigned her position on the town’s governing board, and the town has already started the process to find a new board member.

Letter to the Editor: Meeker town trustees back broadband measure

Dear Editor: This is an open letter to the voters of Rio Blanco County, the Town of Meeker Board of Trustees is in support of the ballot issue to exempt Rio Blanco County from SB05-152.