Loose Ends: Shop at home first

February 22, 2021 Lucas Turner 0

MEEKER | Supporting small businesses has always been a part of community life. That is, it was the underpinning of a healthy local economy, until the economic upheaval caused by COVID-19 threatened to make shopping […]


No more ‘new normal’

January 21, 2021 Lucas Turner 0

MEEKER | Is there anyone among us who can claim to know “what’s what“ anymore? Recently a famous actor appeared in a television advertisement that urged viewers to take his advice by obtaining a reverse […]


Loose Ends: Resolutions

January 8, 2021 Lucas Turner 0

MEEKER | Are you tired of making resolutions year after year, only to watch them fade away shortly after making them? According to a study done by social scientists, most of us are not tired […]


Loose Ends: It’s still about family

November 26, 2020 Lucas Turner 0

MEEKER | The real story of Thanksgiving is rooted in family. No matter what actually transpired between the Native American and the Europeans, who arrived on the shores of this New World, recognition of the […]


Loose Ends: Oct. 22, 2020

October 22, 2020 Dolly Viscardi 0

Noise MEEKER | Business as usual is a phrase that comes to mind when talking about the health of the local economy. I was surprised when Mesa County’s executive director Robin Brown was quoted in […]


Loose Ends: Number Jumble

October 1, 2020 Dolly Viscardi 0

By DOLLY VISCARDI | Special to the Herald Times MEEKER | They say it is all in the numbers. Any change in government policy and reasoned decision-making should be reflected in the digits in the […]


Loose Ends: Far and away

September 18, 2020 Dolly Viscardi 0

RBC I Living in the northwest corner of Colorado for only part of a lifetime gives one a different perspective about distance. Those old sayings people use to describe the proximity of a place often didn’t work. […]


Loose Ends: Rascals in. Rascals out.

August 28, 2020 Dolly Viscardi 0

MEEKER | Rascals in. Rascals out. More than 125 years ago, those two phrases were this paper’s editor’s words of choice to describe the political machinations that move below most of our country’s surface. That […]

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