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MEEKER — The lights went out in parts of Meeker on Saturday afternoon when two electrical poles were pulled down on First Street, next to Stage Stop, turning the power off in the downtown district as well as other businesses and residential neighborhoods in the area.
phmkdownedpowerpoles6White River Electric Association workers labored through the day and into the evening to restore power and install new utility poles. A business owner in the area said a trailer hauling some type of structure struck a power line going across School Street, pulling down the utility poles.