Days Gone By: Dec 3, 2020

The Meeker Herald
125 years ago

  • A very pleasant sight was witnessed by Meekerite’s Sunday morning, when a “drive” of cattle a mile long passed through back of town. The stock belonged to local owners who were shoving them down onto the winter range.
  • Inspect the holiday display in Saltmarsh’s window.

The Meeker Herald
100 years ago

  • Cleveland — It looked like a riot until the police found that several hundred citizens were applying at the city hall for three jobs as whiskey testers.
  • Attention: Business People. The Herald is planning to get out an extra number on New Year’s Day. All merchants and business people wishing to place advertising, please notify us soon. We are going to make this a boost for Meeker and Rio Blanco County.

The Meeker Herald
50 years ago

  • Highlight of the Saturday night MHS football prom was the crowning of the 1970 Queen and her attendants. The Queen is Miss Terry Treat, who makes her home with the Gerald Dickmans. First attendant is Miss Mary Cook, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. K. James Cook, and second attendant, Miss Vickie Schnieder, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Schneider.
  • Former Meeker residents, Mr. and Mrs. Onea Miller of Colorado Springs, are announcing the birth of their firstborn, a son. They have named him Casey Wyatt.

The Meeker Herald
25 years ago

  • County Commissioner Don Davis has received the Colorado Counties Inc., Distinguished Service award for 1995.

Rangely Times
50 years ago

  • Rangely’s independent Husky service station owner Don Rooks was been announced the winner of the coved Colorado “Dealer-of-the-Year” award.
  • Small town tax coffers rarely gain when industry comes to town, a study by the U.S. Department of Agriculture concludes.
  • Captain Mark Danielson has received a regular commission in the U.S. Air Force at Laughlin AFB, Texas.

Rangely Times
25 years ago

  • I’d like to introduce myself, I’m Larry Pedigo, the new News Editor for the Rangely Times.
  • You are invited to attend Family Math Night at the Parkview Elementary Gym.