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Days Gone By: Feb 18, 2021

February 23, 2021 Lucas Turner 0

The Meeker Herald125 years ago If the eleven counties of the western slope of Colorado are ever to become great, they must unite upon one plan, and through cooperation work out their own salvation. The […]

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DAYS GONE BY: February 12, 2021

February 13, 2021 Lucas Turner 0

The Meeker Herald125 years ago Simp Harp has secured the mail contract for summer service from New Castle to Marvine Lodge and will run a line of fast passenger coaches in connection with same. Mediocrity […]

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Days Gone By: February 4, 2021

February 6, 2021 Lucas Turner 0

The Meeker Herald125 years ago At the most recent Cattle Growers’ Association it was proclaimed that a big boom in the cattle business is in store for the future. “Fame never pursues men. It’s wreath […]

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Days Gone By: Jan 28, 2021

January 28, 2021 Lucas Turner 0

The Meeker Herald – 125 years ago At the annual meeting of the Highland Cemetery association, the following officers were elected to serve for the ensuing year: A.C. Moulton, President. J.L. McHatton, Vice-President. F.E. Sheridan, […]

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Days Gone By: Jan 21, 2021

January 26, 2021 Lucas Turner 0

The Meeker Herald – 125 years ago A social dance will be given at the Coal Creek school house on Friday evening, Jan. 31, 1896. All are cordially invited. By order of Committee. Most of […]

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Days Gone By: Jan 14, 2021

January 15, 2021 Lucas Turner 0

The Meeker Herald ~ 125 years ago Being killed by electricity is a shocking way to die. Simp Harp, manager of the stage and express company, took a trip over the Meeker-Rifle division in the […]

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Days Gone By: Dec 7, 2020

January 7, 2021 Lucas Turner 0

The Meeker Herald – 125 years ago Some folks, like tug boats, seldom accomplish anything without a great deal of puffing and blowing; but unlike tug boats, they often puff and blow without accomplishing anything. […]

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Days Gone By: Dec 24, 2020

December 24, 2020 Lucas Turner 0

The Meeker Herald – 125 years ago Judge Platt Rogers is of the opinion that a railroad into Northwestern Colorado is the most important line that Denver men could project for the coming year. Perry […]

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Days Gone By: Dec 17, 2020

December 22, 2020 Lucas Turner 0

The Meeker Herald – 125 years ago It was cold enough Wednesday morning to freeze the tail off a brass monkey. There are some people who cannot distinguish between the notoriety itch and a real […]

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Days Gone By: Dec 10, 2020

December 14, 2020 Lucas Turner 0

The Meeker Herald – 125 years ago Walter James had a rather exciting adventure with a mountain lion on Saturday. He had shot and wounded the puma, which was a large one, when it turned […]

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Days Gone By: Dec 3, 2020

December 7, 2020 Lucas Turner 0

The Meeker Herald125 years ago A very pleasant sight was witnessed by Meekerite’s Sunday morning, when a “drive” of cattle a mile long passed through back of town. The stock belonged to local owners who […]

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Days Gone By: Nov 26, 2020

November 26, 2020 Lucas Turner 0

The Meeker Herald – 125 years ago J.E. Collins, the jeweler, is now located two doors above the Oldland store. A large number of out-of-town people spent Thanksgiving day in Meeker and all seemed to […]

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