Days Gone By: September 19, 2019

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The Meeker Herald

100 years ago

Big frost of forepart of the week was followed by cold nights, warm and dusty days.

A Chapter of the P.E.O. was launched in Meeker Sept. 22 by the state organizer, Mrs. Magill, of Grand Junctions, with a membership of 12.

Already hunters are more plentiful in the hills than deer—seemingly.

The Meeker Herald

50 years ago

Piceance Basin Nuclear Blast Study conducted

Fire damages Wilson ranch home, cause was undetermined.

A master hypnotist comes to town under the sponsorship of the Meeker Lions Club. Virgil and Julie will entertain Meeker in the high school auditorium.

The Meeker Herald

25 years ago

Firefighters responded to a tank explosion at mile marker 54 on Hwy 64.

Incidents the police had been involved in were at the lowest since April.

Sheriff’s department, search and rescue volunteers located lost hunter.

Rangely Times

50 years ago

Lt. Clark Mobley, who graduated from pilot training on Aug. 2, will be taking fighter pilot training at Sewart AFB.

You can always tell how guilty a fellow is by the lawyer he hires.

Paul Conrad, a native of Decatur, Indiana, has been elevated to head basketball coach at Rangely College.

Rangely Times

25 years ago

From its inception, there has been problems with the new river water intake structure.

Colorado Northwestern Community College will be having a mill levy election on Nov. 8, giving local voters an opportunity to consider approving an increase of 3 mills for the college.