NEWS BRIEFS: November 3, 2016

Meeker School District info meeting Nov. 7

Meeker | The Meeker School District will host an informational community meeting on Monday, Nov. 7, in the high school auditorium to review future Meeker public school financing including public ideas for priority spending of the $875,000 ending fund balance which was left from the last school year, at 7 p.m. All community members are urged to attend.

Polar Plunge in Rangely planned Nov. 12

RANGELY | The 2016 Polar Plunge to benefit Special Olympics will be held at Kenney Reservoir on Nov. 12 at 11 a.m. For more information contact Norian Edwards at 801-589-3210 or email njames@

CNCC computer classes available

meeker | Need help improving skills with Microsoft Excel and/or PowerPoint? Excel classes will be held in November and PowerPoint follows in December. For further information call 878-5227 or stop by the office at 345 Sixth St. next to the post office.

Festival of Lights set for Nov. 30

MEEKER | Start planning now to enter your float in Meeker’s annual Parade of Lights on Wed., Nov. 30 in downtown Meeker. The Festival of Lights will begin at 5:30 p.m. with the courthouse tree lighting ceremony, decorated wreath display and the parade. Showcase your business, organization or lighting display. Call the Chamber for a Parade of Lights entry form at 970-878-5510.

Christmasfest plans underway

RANGELY | The Western Rio Blanco Recreation & Park District is making preparations for the annual Christmasfest celebration, scheduled for Dec. 9 and 10 this year. The theme for this year’s Christmasfest is Elf on the Shelf. They are seeking help with the planning committee, volunteers and donations. Please contact Kirstin Cushman, Camilla Kennedy or Bethany Green at 970-675-8211 if you can help.