Letter to the Editor: Thanks to those who helped out

Dear Editor: Meeker is a town of heroes. Not just military heroes like Tom Kilduff and Ernie Garcia, but the everyday folks who go into action whenever they hear of someone in need. I have personally benefited from these heroes many times. The most recent examples are the folks who gave up part of their […]

Letter to the Editor: Tough letter from Town of Meeker

Dear Editor: On July 3, I found a notice from Meeker’s Code Enforcement Office in my mailbox. We were given 15 days to remove all weeds and grass over 6 inches tall. If we failed to comply, we could be fined $1,000 and/or be sentenced to 90 days in jail for each day of non-compliance.

Town of Meeker cracking down on dead trees, unmowed lawns

MEEKER I Meeker Mayor Regas Halandras and the Meeker Board of Trustees have focused their attention on the long-standing weed and property clean-up ordinance.

Meeker won’t do local tree chipping

MEEKER I Meeker’s town administrator announced on Tuesday that the town will not be doing limb chipping services this year. “Due to staffing constraints and numerous priority projects, the Town of Meeker is not providing limb chipping services this year,” he said.

Sidewalk project set after July 4

MEEKER I The project grant was awarded in 2008, but the first phase of the Town of Meeker’s grant from the Colorado Department of Transportation to design and build sidewalks and curbs along both sides of Market Street through town is expected to begin sometime after the Fourth of July.

Work starts to bring utilities to hospital, east

The project to extend water and sanitary utilities out to the new Pioneers Medical Center at Meeker Terrace, to the Curtis Creek area, and then out to County Rd 15, began on April 24.

Town board sworn in…

Four members of the Town of Meeker’s Board of Trustees and the new mayor were sworn into office April 15 by Meeker Town Clerk Lisa Cook, far right.

Scott Creecy takes seat on Meeker Town Board

MEEKER I Scott Creecy, a six-year resident of Meeker, was sworn into office on Tuesday night, filling the vacancy left on the board when board member Regas Halandras, who was termed out on the board, ran unopposed for Meeker mayor.

Regas Halandras sworn in as new mayor of Meeker

MEEKER I Lifelong Meeker resident Regas Halandras was sworn in Tuesday night as the new mayor of Meeker, having moved up from his termed-out seat on the Meeker Town Board, where he had served eight years.

Letter to the Editor: Fifth Street closing hearing a farce

Dear Editor: And now, the “rest of the story.” The Town of Meeker held a planning commission hearing Monday to determine whether Fifth Street between Main and Park streets should be closed so the county can “create a park” between the school and the courthouse.”

Town OKs closure of block of 5th Street

MEEKER I The Meeker Town Board on Tuesday gave unanimous approval to an ordinance requested by Rio Blanco County to close Fifth Street from Main to Park streets to allow the courthouse and old elementary school to encompass the two-block area.

April election unlikely for Meeker voters

MEEKER I If the situation remains unchanged as of the candidate deadline on Friday, there will be no need for a Meeker town election.