December 7, 2021


Obituary: Bryce William Purkey

December 2, 2021 0
Aug. 13, 1932 ~ Nov. 22, 2021 Bryce Purkey It is with great sadness the Purkey family and the entire Meeker community mourn the passing of lifelong Meeker resident Bryce Purkey. Bryce was known throughout [...]


December 1, 2021 0
Meeker 4-H hosted its Achievement Night on Thursday, Nov. 18. The theme for the night was “Land Locked Luau” complete with pulled pork and all the fixings. The group honored those who have worked hard [...]


Letter: Thanks to PMC from Purkey family

December 6, 2021 0
Thanks to PMC from Purkey family Dear Editor: On behalf of the Purkey family, we would like to extend a sincere and heartfelt thank you to those who work at Pioneers Medical Center. We are [...]

Letter: Recall update

December 6, 2021 0
Dear Editor: The update on the Moyer recall is as follows: the Moyer Recall Committee is awaiting judicial review before the recall can go before voters on a ballot. The attorney hired by Matt Scott [...]

Loose Ends: What’s in a name

December 5, 2021 0
Reading an obituary of a friend’s cousin on Facebook recently, I was struck by the similarities in the way both children grew up in different small towns here on the western slope of Colorado. The [...]



Meeker Sports
December 1, 2021 0
TIFFANY JEHOREK PHOTO Another week remains before the Meeker boys basketball takes to the court in their season opener. Head coach Klark Kindler (above with Zagar Brown) said this year they are returning five seniors [...]


Rangely Sports
December 1, 2021 0
The Rangely Panthers’ winter season cheer squad includes Annabelle Brannan (sophomore), Lilly Noel (freshman), Jasmine Talbot (junior) and seniors Kashealee Ekker, Norrah Patch and Bailey Tucker, pictured above. | MATT SCOGGINS PHOTO
Meeker Sports

MHS wrestling this weekend

December 1, 2021 0
Above, head coach JC Watt instructs Bow Muxlow on technique. MHS varsity wrestlers will travel to Grand Junction for the Colorado Mesa University duals this Saturday, while JV heads to Olathe for a competitive tournament. [...]


Rangely 4-H Achievement Night {PHOTOS}

November 24, 2021 0
On Nov. 11, Rangely 4-H celebrated its yearly successes and honored local military veterans by serving them dinner and thanking them for their service to our country. Roxie Fromang Photos

Town of Rangely meeting higlights–Oct. and Nov.

November 17, 2021 0
Oct. 12 and 26 The Town of Rangely’s Board of Trustees heard the first reading of an amended floodplain management ordinance to align with new recommendations from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). FEMA has [...]

“Worth it.”

November 17, 2021 0
Rangely first responders take the Polar Plunge to raise funds for the Special Olympics Members of the Rangely Police Department and the CNCC Park Ranger Program raised funds for Special Olympics by leaping into the [...]


New CDLE ag overtime rules

December 6, 2021 0
The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment’s (CDLE) Division of Labor Standards and Statistics (DLSS) has published as final the revised Agricultural Overtime Rules. The rules reflect extensive input from hundreds of Colorado workers and [...]

Lukens announces run for House District 26 seat

December 6, 2021 0
Meghan Lukens of Steamboat Springs has announced her run for the State House of Representatives in the new House District 26. As currently proposed by the Independent Redistricting Commission, House District 26 would include the [...]

Nat’l Forest winter travel season

December 6, 2021 0
The White River National Forest winter travel season is underway. During the winter season, all wheeled vehicles, including bikes, are limited to plowed routes to protect snow conditions for winter recreation and to protect road [...]

Micro loans now available for local ag

December 6, 2021 0
The Community Agriculture Alliance (CAA) is pleased to announce another round of funding for the Micro Loan Program, focused on providing low interest, short term micro loans for local agriculture producers. The program is funded [...]

DAYS GONE BY: December 2, 2021

December 6, 2021 0
 The Meeker Herald 125 years ago • The man who uses words to dodge ideas does not last long in this age and generation. • The world is always hungry for ideas, either wise or [...]
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