Meeker

Town of Meeker: May 3 meeting

May 19, 2022 Niki Turner 0

MEEKER | At the May 3 meeting, Meeker trustees and staff heard a presentation from Bryce Carter, program director for the Solar United Neighbors Colorado co-op. The co-op is a vendor neutral non-profit that provides […]

Opinion

Editor: What have we learned?

May 13, 2022 Niki Turner 0

Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards. ~ Søren Kierkegaard Someone has said that when we go through difficult times, instead of asking “why is this happening?” we should be […]

Columns

EDITOR’S COLUMN: Mental Health

May 5, 2022 Niki Turner 0

Since 1949, the month of May has been recognized as Mental Health Awareness Month. Statistically, about one in four Americans will experience a diagnosable mental disorder in any given year. More than 50% of us […]

Columns

Editor’s Column: Culture

April 29, 2022 Niki Turner 0

“Protecting our customs and culture.”  That phrase started showing up in county documents and being tossed around in meetings a few years back as an explanation for decisions made and actions taken. It reminds me […]

Meeker

SWEARING IN …

April 28, 2022 Niki Turner 0

Trustees (front, left to right) Scott Nielsen, Tiffany Jehorek and Chris Lockwood were sworn in for new terms, along with Mayor Kent Borchard (back), by Town Clerk Lisa Cook. | NIKI TURNER PHOTO

Meeker

Golf course seeks support from Town

April 28, 2022 Niki Turner 0

MEEKER I Meeker’s nine-hole golf course is in need of new management according to Tim Nelson, speaking on behalf of the Rio Blanco Golf Association (RBGA) at the April 22 meeting of the Meeker Board […]

County

PIES FOR A CAUSE …

April 13, 2022 Niki Turner 0

The Rio Blanco Masonic Lodge No. 80, established in 1890, hosted its annual fundraiser last Sunday at the Fairgrounds, providing a prime rib dinner and a silent auction for scholarships to go to local students. […]

County

COUNTY BEAT: April 12 Meeting

April 13, 2022 Niki Turner 0

WORK SESSIONS Building inspector Matt Franks said there are still unfinished 2021 building projects on the table, but few new applications coming in. He cited supply chain issues and costs of materials as likely causes […]

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