DAYS GONE BY: November 18, 2021

 The Meeker Herald

125 years ago

• Not until we know a man’s heart, have we any right to say that we know him. 

• Suffering often puts into the human voice a tone that seems divine.

The Meeker Herald

100 years ago

• The first issue of the MHS “Meekonian” newspaper is to appear on November 29th, and it will be open to the whole public. 

• There is a proposal to make the Burlington railroad take over the Moffat road and extend it so it would provide a transcontinental line through Denver to the Pacific. 

The Meeker Herald 

50 years ago

• Victor Devereaux, Meeker Junior High school student, placed highest of the 13 MHS students participating in the PRISM meet at Mesa College along with 267 other students from different schools.

• Hunter dissatisfaction with Colorado’s 1971 big-game regulations may have resulted in a $2.3 million drop from last year in license revenue as estimated by a Game, Fish, and Parks Division official, likely because of the split season and tighter regulations.

The Meeker Herald 

25 years ago

• The Fine Art departments at Meeker High School would like to invite the community to a fine art coffeehouse to be held at the Fairfield Center to showcase the MHS students’ hidden talents through performances by the band and drama club.  

• The Meeker Sportsmen’s Club will hold their Annual Kenny Johnson Memorial Turkey Shoot to shoot at multiple cutout figurines.

Rangely Times 

50 years ago

• Miss Jana Stewart makes the front page again this year and is the envy of less fortunate hunters with a big four-point buck killed on November 4th.

• Applicants for the post of District Judge (Ninth Judicial District) will be considered by the judicial nominating committee at a Monday, Nov.22 meeting in Glenwood Springs.

Rangely Times 

25 years ago

• More than 2 years after the structure was demolished in the 700 block of E. Main, Town of Rangely crews began hauling off the refuse left behind, showing the town’s new attitude about “attractive nuisances”

• Scott Sorenson, a part time mountain man visited Mr. Philip’s class at Rangely Middle School to tell his story of how he came to be a mountain man and showed them a glimpse of the mountain lifestyle.

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