Tag Archives: Meeker

Candidate For CO Senate In Meeker

Emily TracyEmily Tracy, Democratic candidate to represent District 8 in the Colorado Senate, will be in Meeker Thursday. Tracy is running against Republican incumbent Randy Baumgardner. Thursday afternoon, Tracy will be around Meeker talking to voters about issues. Later that evening she will attend the Natural Resource Tour Reception at the Continue reading

UPDATE – I70 Traffic Detoured Through NW Colorado

I70 SIGNInterstate 70 traffic was detoured through Meeker, Craig, Hayden, Steamboat and Oak Creek Wednesday as Glenwood Canyon was closed for helicopter operations associated with the ongoing rockfall mitigation project in the canyon.  The Canyon was expected to also be closed Thursday, but that closure has been canceled as ideal Continue reading

Do You Need A Living Will?

what-is-a-living-willA free seminar will take place Wednesday in Meeker to talk about living wills, and the importance of discussing health care options. A living will, is a legal document that specifies what actions should or should not be taken in the event that a patient is unable to make the Continue reading

UPDATE: Colorado On Pace To Set Record For Motorcycle Deaths

Motorcycle-accident2-300A rash of recent motorcycle accidents, has highlighted the importance that proper protection, following traffic laws and driving defensively play in avoiding…and in the event of…surviving…a motorcycle accident. A Craig man was killed late last month when he and his motorcycle collided with a car on Highway 40. 69 year old Continue reading

Blair Mountain Fire 70% Contained

WILD FIREDespite the red flag fire conditions this weekend, crews were able to make significant progress in containing the Blair Mountain Fire burning 20 miles west of Meeker. The fire, which covers over 1,000 Continue reading

CPW Considering Increasing License Fees

colorado parksA meeting is being held tonight in Meeker to allow the public and the Colorado Parks and Wildlife to discuss increasing hunting and fishing license fees. CPW is anticipating significant a budge shortfall this year, so increasing these fees could help to offset the deficit. The majority of the CPW wildlife management programs are funded by fees charged Continue reading

Blair Mountain Fire Nearly Doubles In Size

WILD FIREThe Blair Mountain Fire burning 20 miles west of Meeker is now at 916 acres, nearly doubling in size over the last few days. The fire, which started due to a lightning strike late last month, was being managed in a way that reduces hazardous fuels and Continue reading

Blair Mountain Fire West Of Meeker At 500 Acres

WILD FIREThe Blair Mountain Fire that started due to a lightning strike late last month is still burning 20 miles west of Meeker. The fire is now at 500 acres, but according to a representative from the BLM, it is still being managed in a Continue reading

Listen Live To CPW Commission Meetings In Meeker

PARKS AND WILDLIFEThe Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission will hold meetings this week in Meeker to discuss a variety of issues. The Wildlife Commission will receive updates from the CPW director, regional managers and law enforcement. They will also discuss procedural rules for citizen petitions. The meetings will take place at the Continue reading

Where To Watch Fireworks Near You

FIREWORKS-3-300Below are where to watch area fireworks shows on July 4th. Continue reading

Deer Collides With Motorcycle

Motorcycle-accident2-300Two people on a motorcycle were injured Friday afternoon when they collided with a deer on Highway 13, fourteen miles north of Meeker. 38 year old Justin Watson was driving when a deer crossed the road and collided with the bike sending Watson and his wife, 39 year old Carissa Watson tumbling down the road.   As both riders were wearing ample Continue reading

Where To Celebrate This 4th Of July Weekend

american-flag-1-300There will an abundance of activities this weekend and public fireworks shows on Monday. In Craig the VFW parade will begin at 11 Monday morning with Fireworks that night at Moffat County High School. The parade will start at the VFW heading west on Victory Way, then turn north on Ledford. Steamboat’s Cowboy Round-up Days is this weekend Continue reading