Ute elder to bless Ute Park July 8

MEEKER — Clifford Duncan, Ute elder and cultural advisor to the Smoking River Pow Wow Committee, will hold a blessing ceremony at the Ute Park pow wow site on Tuesday, July 8 at 3 p.m.

Request to reopen Park Street alley access refused

MEEKER — At the request of some citizens, the board of trustees opened a public discussion concerning the closure of the alley exit on Park Avenue between Sixth and Seventh streets behind the Post Office.

Officer Washburn receives recognition for ìheroic actionî

MEEKER — Meeker Police Officer Mike Washburn was recognized by Meeker’s Board of Trustees and the Meeker Police Department at the Feb. 19 meeting.