NEWS NOTES: December 2, 2021

Take the survey about moving county fair

MEEKER | You may be aware that the RBC Fairboard is exploring the possibility of moving the County Fair dates one week earlier. The earlier dates will help to accommodate CHSAA sports practices which are starting earlier in the season. The Fairboard is interested in getting feedback from the community to see what works best for the public. Please visit the weblink or use the QR code to access the public input survey. If you can’t access the survey digitally the CSU Extension Offices in Meeker and Rangely will have paper copies of the survey. The Meeker Extension office is open Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and the Rangely Extension office is open Monday through Thursday from 12-5 p.m. or by appointment. Surveys are due by Dec. 10 at 5 p.m. and one survey per family will be accepted.


Holiday Week

MEEKER | Get ready for the LoveMeeker Holiday Week! There are lots of activities from through Dec. 4 including Chamber Annual Dinner (Dec. 3), Meeker Holiday Market (Dec. 3-4), Breakfast with Santa (Dec. 4) and more! Call the Chamber for info, 970-878-5510.

Horizon’s annual fundraiser tonight

RBC | Little Points of Light’s annual holiday fundraiser to support Horizons Specialized Services will be held as a virtual event on Thursday, Dec. 2 from 6-7 p.m. via Zoom. Blanco Cellars and the Little Cheese Shop will present a demonstration for making bruschetta and three families will share their experiences with the Early Intervention Program. To register for the Little Points of Light event, go to

Rangely Rec closures

RANGELY | The swimming pool and hot tub at Rangely Recreation Center will be closed for resurfacing Dec. 4–27 (subject to change depending on project completion date) and the entire building will be closed for cleaning Dec. 6–12.

OneSeed fundraiser

MEEKER | Come join us to learn about our partnership with Wisdom Ways Academy in Ghana, West Africa and help us to raise money for their school on Friday, Dec. 10 from 4:30-7 p.m. at Meeker Elementary School. There will be a chili dinner. Chili only is $5 or $15 with purchase of a handmade ceramic bowl. There will also be custom Ghanaian/Africa artwork and gifts for auction, crafts, games and dancing. 

Meeker book club

MEEKER | The book club will be reading “Still Life” by Louise Penny. We will discuss the book at Meeker Library on Monday, Dec. 13 at 1 p.m. All are welcome to join in the fun.

Meeker book club

MEEKER | Get free legal self-help in Rio Blanco County for parties without an attorney on the second Wednesday of every month from 2-5 p.m. This legal clinic is hosted by the Meeker Regional Library. Volunteer attorneys will assist each clinic patron individually. Call 970-878-5911 to be added to the sign-up sheet. Space is limited.

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