March 6, 2021
  • County

    What happens during a recall?

    RBC | In a “first” for Rio Blanco County, according to memory, an official recall petition seeking to remove RBC Commissioner Gary Moyer from office is currently in circulation countywide. [...]
  • Features

    Women in agriculture: Mary Strang

    Mary and Bart Strang came to Meeker in 1973 with their four daughters, and built a business Mary has continued to run since 2009. | COURTESY PHOTO MEEKER | International [...]
  • Features

    SKIJOR RETURNS

    The second annual Meeker Skijor event held last Saturday and Sunday at the Rio Blanco County Fairgrounds was a success, with close to 100 teams competing from multiple states Final [...]

Meeker

Town appoints Lockwood to vacant trustee seat

March 4, 2021 0
Chris Lockwood MEEKER | Meeker resident Chris Lockwood was sworn in as one of the town trustees on Tuesday. Lockwood will complete the term vacated by Pat Turner, who resigned in February, and be eligible [...]

Women in agriculture: Mary Strang

March 4, 2021 0
Mary and Bart Strang came to Meeker in 1973 with their four daughters, and built a business Mary has continued to run since 2009. | COURTESY PHOTO MEEKER | International Women’s Day is Monday, March [...]

Op/Ed

Editor’s Column: Fool’s Spring

March 5, 2021 0
These deceptive days of blue skies and warm temperatures are likely — if we’re lucky — to be followed by the usual March and April snowstorms, but a brief respite from snow and cold is [...]

Letter: The hows of recall

March 5, 2021 0
Dear Editor:I am writing this letter to explain why, after prayerful consideration, I am carrying petitions for recall: not because of the “whys” but the “hows” Commissioners have a lot of power, and are, more [...]

Letter to the Editor: To Polis

March 4, 2021 0
Dear Editor: This letter is to Governor Polis. My name is Abigail Morgan. I am a senior studying environmental science at Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction, Colorado. I was born and raised in Colorado; [...]

Sports

Cowboys 2-2 on the week

Meeker Sports
March 5, 2021 0
MEEKER | Last weekend the Cowboys went 2-2 for the week. #15 Ethan Drake, MHS senior, earned 35 points for the Cowboys in the game against Moffat County. | TIFFANY JEHOREK PHOTO “Three out of [...]
Rangely Sports

Panthers put on hometown show

March 4, 2021 0
Junior Brent Cantrell (170) will join Panther teammates at the regional wrestling tournament in Meeker this Friday and Saturday. Livestreaming details for viewing are at the bottom of this post. | MATT SCOGGINS PHOTO RANGELY [...]

Rangely

CABIN FEVER CLASSIC …

March 5, 2021 0
On Saturday, Feb. 13 the Panther Country 4-H Community Club hosted their first annual Cabin Fever Classic Cardboard Sled Derby at Cedar Ridges Golf Course. In true Colorado weather fashion, the week prior brought high [...]

MURDER IN THE HEIR …

February 28, 2021 0
MATT SCOGGINS PHOTO RHS drama put on Murder in the Heir for family and friends. You can watch a full video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qs76XGBva0w MATT SCOGGINS PHOTO MATT SCOGGINS PHOTO MATT SCOGGINS PHOTO

Rangely board discusses fiscal stability, grants

February 24, 2021 0
RANGELY | Department of Local Affairs (DOLA) employees shared a work session presentation on “Fiscal Stability” with Town of Rangely officials Tuesday. State Demographer Elizabeth Garner detailed statistics on the economy, population, age distribution, growth [...]

County

What happens during a recall?

March 5, 2021 0
RBC | In a “first” for Rio Blanco County, according to memory, an official recall petition seeking to remove RBC Commissioner Gary Moyer from office is currently in circulation countywide. Fourteen volunteer petitioners are tasked [...]

Phone scams abound; local businesses targeted

March 4, 2021 0
RBC | “That’s the first one that actually made it seem personal, in the fact that maybe he was targeting local small businesses,” said RBC Dispatcher Kelsey Tate, referencing a recent phone scam that affected [...]

Days Gone By: March 4, 2021

March 4, 2021 0
The Meeker Herald125 years ago The Dreifuss ranch, which was previously owned by W. F. Dendy, was sold to H. S. Harp for under five thousand dollars.The proceeds of the New Castle relief ball will [...]

NEWS BRIEFS: March 4, 2021

March 4, 2021 0
Peter Pan Jr. next weekend MEEKER | The Meeker Arts and Cultural Council are proud to present four showings of Peter Pan Jr. at the Meeker High School auditorium on March 11, 12 and 13. [...]

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