January 20, 2022
  • County


    Even by Colorado standards, late December storms dumped a LOT of snow, depositing 19 inches of snow water equivalent (SWE) and bringing statewide values for precipitation to 120% and snowpack [...]
  • County


    Colorado Parks & Wildlife and ERBM Recreation & Park District partnered for their annual ice fishing day at Lake Avery last weekend. | SARA STEPHENSON/ERBM COURTESY PHOTO
  • Features


    This year marks the 20th year that the Meeker High School woodshop students have partnered with Samuelson’s True Value, acted as elves and made toys for Santa to give the [...]
  • County

    County Beat: Pharmacy closure causes a stir

    PHARMACY The closure of Meeker Drugs, the town’s only pharmacy, has left many residents wondering where they would get medication. Pioneers Medical Center isn’t expected to open their own pharmacy [...]


Smoking River brewpub license approved

January 19, 2022 0
MEEKER I   Meeker’s Board of Trustees met Tuesday, Jan. 18 with Tiffany Jehorek filling the interim vacancy left by Scott Creecy. Jehorek’s appointment was officially approved during the meeting and she was sworn in [...]


January 19, 2022 0
Kathy Sizemore (center) with Si Woodruff (left) and Meeker Chief of Police Ed Thompson. Sizemore was celebrated by Town of Meeker and Meeker Police Department staff, family and friends at a retirement party last Friday [...]


Letter: Thanks from Walbridge Wing

January 19, 2022 0
Dear Editor: The Walbridge Wing, residents and staff would like to send out a heartfelt thank you! To the community of Meeker for all of your thoughtfulness through the holiday season. A special Thanks to [...]

Editor’s Column: What Matters

January 19, 2022 0
We started with “Life” magazine (first edition published 1936). Then came “People” in 1974, followed by “Us” in 1977, and “Self” in 1979. Those are the titles of national magazines and their first edition publication [...]

Loose Ends: Cell phone addiction

January 14, 2022 0
“Wait, my hands are full, I can’t talk right now,” the woman said into a cell phone. Leaning over a cart full of groceries, she dropped a couple of boxes of cereal on top of [...]


Cowboy Up …

Meeker Sports
January 19, 2022 0
MEEKER I Meeker High School is excited to recognize the first recipients of the Cowboy Up award. This award was created by the Class of 2020.  We honor people, past and present, who have displayed [...]
Meeker Sports

Cowboys play Grand Valley Cardinals

January 19, 2022 0
Boys wins 57-50, Lady Cowboys drop one 62-46 MEEKER I Cowboys basketball had a slow week with only one game, due to rescheduling by Plateau Valley, but ended the week with an improving record of [...]


Rangely trustees talk economic development

January 19, 2022 0
RANGELY I Rangely’s Town Board of Trustees reconvened after a holiday break on Jan. 11, 2022. They approved the minutes for the Dec. 14 meeting, the December check register, and the November financial summary. The [...]
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Kenny named to SNHU’s Dean’s List

January 11, 2022 0
RANGELY I Cassandra Kenny of Rangely has been named to Southern New Hampshire University’s Fall 2021 Dean’s List. Full-time undergraduate students who have earned a minimum grade-point average of 3.500 to 3.699 are named to [...]


January 6, 2022 0
This is what kept the Rangely Junior/Senior High staff and some helpful students busy Monday when they returned from winter break. “We had a failed joint in our fire suppression system yesterday morning which forced [...]


Is your family tree more like a jungle gym?

January 19, 2022 0
That takes on real meaning if you have researched in Kentucky and Arkansas. There, the local joke is, “If I divorce my wife, is she still my cousin?” One of my Clinkenbeard branches had two [...]


January 19, 2022 0
Even by Colorado standards, late December storms dumped a LOT of snow, depositing 19 inches of snow water equivalent (SWE) and bringing statewide values for precipitation to 120% and snowpack to 126% of median, including [...]

NEWS NOTES: January 20, 2022

January 19, 2022 0
Open mic night at brewery MEEKER | Open Mic Night Thursday, Jan. 20, 4 to 8 p.m. at Smoking River Brewing Co. All Ages are welcome. Co-hosted by Meeker Arts and Cultural Council. River Alliance [...]

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