Meeker Locals

The White River drainage has been named one of America’s best wild places on the Field & Stream — Trout Unlimited blog by writer Kirk Deeter. According to Deeter, “The White may indeed be the most underrated fishery in Colorado.”
Thank you to our local veterans for the service you rendered to protect our nation and keep it free. Friday, Nov. 11 is Veterans Day. It’s also one of those strange dates that only come around during the first 12 years of a new century: 11/11/11.
Be careful who you decide to unfriend on Facebook. A woman in Indiana has been charged with arson for allegedly setting fire to the home of her former best friend who “unfriended” her after a dispute arose over a Facebook event.
And your vocabulary word for the day is “murmuration,” which describes the behavior of thousands of starlings preparing to roost for the night. Each bird copies the movements of the bird beside it, creating a bizarre visual effect.
Celebrating birthdays this week: Bill Harp, Bernie Gantt and Kale Burke, Nov. 11; Marki Cook and Cherokee Burnell, Nov. 12; Ken Steele, Shelly Neilsen and Marci Neilsen, Nov.13; Megan Ridings and Jessica Berthelson, Nov. 14; Ryan Wix, Nov. 15; Karen Arnold, Ashley Roach and Liliana Piper, Nov. 16.
Happy anniversary to Chuck and Susan Mills, Nov. 11; Chris and Lynn Carroll, Nov. 14.
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