Tree damage…

Hungry…

Still a bit frosty…

Brief blizzard…

It took about 30 minutes for heavy snow to blanket Meeker on Monday morning before it warmed up and started to melt. The snow fell until about 1 p.m., but the warm temperatures were melting the snow faster that it was falling. Monday’s snow was the first major snow storm in roughly three weeks.

Big icicles…

A mix of cold, wind, snow and warmer daytime temperatures created some giant icicles off the back roof of the Meeker Hotel until the middle of last week, when warmer temperatures befell Meeker and the sun shone brightly while the snow took a break. Finally, the icicles broke off and melted, giving way to a […]

Roof collapse…

Meeker Police Chief Bob Hervey said that heavy snow was the cause of a roof collapse on a mobile home in a small trailer court at 1260 Park St. in Meeker on Monday afternoon. Fortunately, no one was home at the time. Snow and a large portion of the roof fell into the living room. […]

Fast food…

With snow covering some of the deer forage in the wild, this small group of deer thoroughly enjoys the low-hanging access to bird food at this bird feeder, just outside a door on the Colorado Northwestern Community College campus in Rangely.

Snowfall…

Snowy streets…

Lots of snow fell in Meeker each day last week, culminating with about 10 inches more on Christmas Day. That made for some interesting driving around town, dodging piles of snow up to seven feet high between the lanes on some of the main streets, like this shot of the intersection at 6th and Main […]

Pull out the snow shovels…

The streets are slushy and the Market Street sidewalks are unshoveled as seen during the snowstorm last week in Meeker. Meeker Town Hall is reminding all Meeker residents it is their duty to keep residential and business sidewalks clear of snow or to possibly face a fine up to $1,000—even the businesses along Market Street […]

Help is now available for home weatherization

RBC I Fall is definitely in the air and thoughts are turning to getting ready for winter. Now is the perfect time to make your home as energy efficient as it can be—to keep your family warm and to save money on your heating bills. Eligibility for the program is based on income levels. Counties […]

Before winter arrives, it is best to prepare for the worst

RBC I Winter Weather Preparedness Week runs through Saturday as proclaimed by Gov. John Hickenlooper. Before winter weather arrives in earnest, it is highly recommended that drivers prepare vehicles for winter travel.