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Meeker Football Hosts First Round Playoff Game

The Meeker Cowboys head into the first round of the 1A state football championships with a home game against Cornerstone Christian Academy from Westminster. The Cowboys are the number two seed in the tournament and will play the 15th seed Cornerstone Christian at 7 Friday Continue reading

CO Medicaid Takes Steps To Combat Opioids

The state’s Medicaid program has come up with a new way to combat the opioid epidemic. Health First Colorado will only pay for an initial seven-day Continue reading

Wyoming Coal Production Slips

Coal production in Wyoming decreased during the second quarter of 2017 according to a new report, but is still above the record low pace of 2016. Federal mine regulators found that 72 million tons of coal was produced in the state between April and June of this year, a slight decrease from the 80 million tons Continue reading

Apply To Hunt For Free Near Meeker

Hunters with the appropriate tags can now apply for a limited number of free unguided elk hunts on Crooked Wash Ranch near Meeker. Two hunts are available for hunters who drew a limited antler-less cow elk license for Game Management Unit 11 Continue reading

Move Over, It’s The Law!

The Colorado Department of Transportation has started a new “move over” campaign to help better protect the states emergency responders. T he goal is to reduce the number of accidents involving first responders by reminding drivers that Colorado law mandates they slow down or move over when ever they see an emergency vehicle on the side of the highway.  Traffic crashes are the number one cause of death for law enforcement, fire, EMS, maintenance workers and tow professionals, according Continue reading

Meeker Elementary School Concert Tonight

musicMeeker Elementary School Students are putting on a holiday concert Wednesday night in Meeker. The first and fourth grade classes will be performing classic holiday music to help kick off the celebratory season. The concert begins at Continue reading

Help Out By Hiring A Veteran First

hire_a_vetTo help thank Colorado Veterans for their service to our country, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper has declared the month of November “Hire a Veteran First Month”. Colorado business owners are encouraged to hire a Veteran for their job openings, whenever possible. According to the Executive Director of the Department of Labor and Continue reading

Veterans Report Debuts Tuesday On 55 Country

american-flag-1-300A new report to provide information to military veteran debuts Tuesday on 55 Country. The report by Moffat County Veterans Service Officer, Ed Wilkinson, will provide information about upcoming events, updates on the latest items from the Department of Veterans Affairs and news that is of interest to Veterans. Tomorrows broadcast will Continue reading

Meeker Wins 2A State Wrestling Title – Listen to the State Final Matches

Meeker Cowboys horse cowboy flagEvery one of Meeker’s state wrestlers contributed to the teams narrow win Saturday night.  Meeker edged out Rocky Ford by a single point, 143 to 142 to take the team title.  Meeker had six wrestlers medal, three of those taking first, including TJ Shelton who became just the 19th wrestler in Colorado history to win four state championships. Continue reading