Meeker Cowboy wrestling is in its first week of having a full team at practice, just in time for their first weekend of competition. The Cowboys bring back five state placers to this year’s team: Clay Crawford, Cade Blunt, Trevor Crooks, Brendan Clatterbaugh and Judd Harvey. “I am really excited[Read More…]
Basketball is off to an excellent start for the Rangely High School lady Panthers. The 2023/2024 team returns its eight top scorers from last season, where it placed seventh in the Colorado 2A girls’ basketball state tournament. Seniors Ryann Mergelman (10.8 points, 5.8 rebounds, 3 steals and 3.2 assists per[Read More…]
Meeker Herald ~ 125 years ago Deputy Game Wardens Slaughter and Walze arrested William Cardinell, Jr., and two parties named Harris and Scott last Saturday on Piceance for alleged violation of the game laws. The accused were brought to Meeker and turned loose without charges being preferred against them. It[Read More…]
Meeker School District Superintendent Chris Selle presented outgoing school board president Kevin Amack with a gift of appreciation for his service at the Nov. 27 board meeting. Bill deVergie has been nominated and approved as the incoming president of the school board.
In communities across Northern Colorado, people are struggling with their mental health while also struggling to get the care they need. The problem is widespread. Around a quarter of residents reported having poor mental health in the most recent Colorado Health Access Survey. Out of the 1 in 6 Coloradans[Read More…]
The White River National Forest winter travel season is underway. During the winter season, all wheeled vehicles, including bikes, are limited to plowed routes to protect snow conditions for winter recreation and to protect road quality. “These winter regulations are an important part of keeping the White River National Forest[Read More…]
PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE TO CREDITORS Estate of Robert James Johnson, AKA Robert J Johnson, Robert Johnson, Bob Johnson, Deceased Case No.: 2023PR11 All persons having claims against the above-named estate are required to present them to the Personal Representative or to the District Court of undefined County, Colorado on or[Read More…]
Theos Swallow Fork Ranch moved two herds of sheep through Meeker Thursday, Nov. 9 on the way to winter pasture.
Meeker High School students and staff were asked by intern Opal Munger to think of unusual things they’re thankful for–there is always, always, something to be thankful for! I’m grateful for good snow tires, even though we don’t have any snow. ~ Spencer Gates Zachary Lane Bryan. ~ Haley Weston I’m[Read More…]
Colorado lawmakers pass property tax relief as special session wraps up; bills to reduce tax rate, equalize refund checks signed
The Colorado Legislature wrapped up its four-day special session focused on property taxes on Monday with some drama, ushering through a relief plan that closely resembles the core of a failed ballot measure and additional bills with targeted relief for low-income Coloradans and renters. “The call for this special session[Read More…]
The Four Leaf Clovers Community Club is having a collection drive for Rio Blanco County’s animal shelters. We will collect items Nov. 29 during the Parade of Lights in downtown Meeker. Please bring your items to our drop-off table. The Meeker shelter would like dry food, treats, washable toys, collars,[Read More…]