Tag Archives: Meeker

UPDATE: Air Quality Advisory Issued For Areas Near Dead Dog Fire

Additional firefighters were deployed yesterday to battle the Hunter Fire, burning 20 miles southwest of Meeker. The crews were able to take advantage of diminished winds to increase containment of the 1,000 acre fire from 30 to 70%.  Despite growing by Continue reading

Teen Killed In Highway 13 Accident

A teenager was killed early Saturday afternoon in a two vehicle accident on Highway 13, 20 miles south of Meeker. 19 year old Brodie Tiffany of Silt died when the pickup he was driving was struck by a car traveling in the opposite direction. The car being driven by, 71 year old Paul Matson of Centennial, had traveled off the right side of the roadway. Matson then overcorrected sending his car into the oncoming lane colliding with the Continue reading

Three Wildfires Burning In NW Colorado

The BLM reported Saturday night that firefighter were working three fires under Red Flag conditions in northwestern Colorado. More than 40 firefighters, five engines, four heavy air tankers, six single engine air tankers, and a helicopter were working the 500-acre Hunter Fire about 20 miles southwest of Meeker. Smoke from this fire was visible from the Colorado River Continue reading

Graduation Times For MOCO, Meeker and SoRoCo

Graduation ceremonies are taking place this weekend across Northwest Colorado. The Moffat County High School graduation will be held Saturday at 10 in the High School Gym. Doors will open at 8. Due to parking Continue reading

BLM Needs Help Mapping Trails And Roads

The Bureau of Land Management is looking for public comments to help evaluate the bureaus inventory of roads and trails in Northwest Colorado. The BLM counted and mapped all the roads and trails in the area last summer. They are now looking to verify the accuracy of the mapping and whether or Continue reading

Mule Deer Habitat Work In NW Colorado

The BLM will continue work with the Mule Deer Foundation this summer to improve mule deer habitat in Northwest Colorado. The mule deer population has been on the decline in our area, and the BLM has partially attributed the falling numbers to decreasing habitat quality, and habitat loss. To help Continue reading

Green Algae in White River Near Meeker Prompts Concerns

A growing, green eyesore in parts of the White River near Meeker has caught the attention of local landowners, anglers and Colorado Parks and Wildlife. Over the last two years, a significant increase in the amount of algae in the river has local residents and agency officials exploring several possibilities that may be causing the bloom. Continue reading

Brush Fire Near Meeker

The Meeker Fire Department responded to a brush fire Tuesday afternoon around 5:30 on Rio Blanco County Road 7. No structures were involved in the incident, and the fire was fully contained at 75 acres. Crews were able to get it under control in about an hour and a half. The fire Continue reading

State Basketball Continues Through Saturday

State Basketball Tournaments in Colorado and Wyoming continue today through Saturday. The Little Snake River Valley Boys play Arvada-Clearmont today at noon at the Casper Event Center. Win that game and they will face the winner of the Stephens/Kaycee matchup tomorrow at 7:30 to see who advances to the State Championship, lose and they will play a consolation game tomorrow at noon. The Little Snake River Valley Girls play Kaycee in Casper this afternoon at 4:30. With a win the Girls play the winner of Continue reading

MOCO 10th, Meeker 2nd At State Championships

16 wrestlers from Moffat, Routt and Rio Blanco Counties brought home medals from the State Wrestling Tournament.  Sheridan Harvey of Meeker was the lone state champion.  As a team, Meeker came up short in defending their 2A state title, finishing 2nd to Rocky Ford.  In 3A, Moffat County claimed the number 10 spot in the team competition.  Valley, coached by former Moffat County wrestler Ryan Continue reading

17 NW Colorado Wrestlers Medal At State

State High School Wrestling
Northwest Colorado Medalists

 

 

Moffat County:
170 Miki Klimper 2nd place
182 Elias Peroulis 4th place

Steamboat Springs:
145 Lance Bryant 5th place
160 Hayden Johnson 2nd place

Meeker:
113 Jacob Pelloni 4th place Continue reading

State Wrestling Day One Results

Moffat County:
106 Karson Cox lost 11-4
113 Daniel Caddy won 5-1
120 Chris Moschetti lost 9-2
152 Drake Zimmerman lost fall
170 Miki Klimper won pin Continue reading