Tag Archives: Meeker

Prescribed Burn Today Near Meeker

controlled-burns-300There will be a prescribed burn in the Miller Creek area 10 miles to the southeast of Meeker starting today.  Smoke will be visible along Highway 13 and on Rio Blanco County roads in the area. The smoke is expected to dissipate during Continue reading

Meeting To Discuss PTSD and Traumatic Brain Injury

ptsd-symptomsA seminar to discuss post traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury and military sexual assault will take place in Meeker this week. Dr. Dave Hildebrand from the Grand Junction Veterans Center will be at the meeting to discuss these issues with area veterans. The Continue reading

Interior Department OKs Trapper Mine EA

office of surface miningTrapper Mining Inc. Friday welcomed the final approval of its Environmental Assessment (EA) and Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) by the U.S. Department of the Interior. The completed EA, developed by the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) in response to a lawsuit brought by WildEarth Guardians, allows Continue reading

Tipton Representative In NW Colorado This Week

SCOTT-TIPTON-NEW-300In addition to mobile office hours that are being held in Meeker and Craig Wednesday, a member of U.S. Representative Scott Tipton’s staff will also be in Steamboat Thursday and in Walden on Friday. George Rossman, Tipton’s Field Representative, will now be available tomorrow morning from 9 to 11:30 in Meeker, Continue reading

Tipton Representative In Craig And Meeker Wednesday

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A member of U.S. Representative Scott Tiptons staff will be in Northwest Colorado Wednesday. George Rossman, Tiptons Field Representative, will hold office hours Wednesday morning in Meeker from 9:00 to 11:30 in a conference room at the Fairfield Community Center. Rossman will also be in Craig Wednesday afternoon from 2 to 5 at the Moffat Continue reading

Turkey Hunt For Amateur Youth In NW CO

Wild_turkey_eastern_usThree young amateur hunters from Northwest Colorado will have the opportunity to improve on their skills by participating in a guided turkey hunt this spring in Meeker. Kids that are interested can apply to Colorado Parks and Wildlife to participate in Continue reading

Friday Night State Wrestling Results

STATE-WRESTLING-LISTEN-LIVEFriday’s Semi Final and 2nd Round Consolation Results

Moffat County
132 – Issik Herod – won 2-0
170 – Mikinzie Klimper – won 17-5
182 – Hugo Hernandez – won 11-3
195 – Brett Loyd – lost 8-5 (out of tournament)
220 – Stelios Peroulis – won 4-1

Steamboat Springs
106 – Colton Pasternak – won 3-2
132 – Dakota Thvedt – lost 6-4 (out of tournament)
160 – Hayden Johnson – won (in championship final) Continue reading

Friday Morning State Wrestling Results

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Moffat County
113 – Chris Moschetti – lost pin (out of tournament)
132 – Issik Herod – lost 5-3
170 – Mikinzie Klimper – lost 12-8
182 – Hugo Hernandez – lost 13-2
195 – Brett Loyd – lost 8-3
220 – Stelios Peroulis – won 8-0

Steamboat Springs
106 – Colton Pasternak – won pin
132 – Dakota Thvedt – lost 7-2
160 – Hayden Johnson – won 5-4 (in semi-final)

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Wrestlers Find Success In Day One Of State Tournament

STATE-WRESTLING-LISTEN-LIVENorthwest Colorado wrestlers got off to a great start Thursday in the preliminary rounds of the state tournament, as over two thirds of area wrestlers advanced to the Championship Quarterfinals.  Half of those wins were by pin.  With a win in the Quarterfinals, wrestlers will advance to the semi-finals and are guaranteed to place at the state tournament.  Eight wrestlers lost in the first round and will move into the first round of the consolation matches.  Team Meeker ended the day in 2nd place just 2 and 1/2 points back from the leader, Rocky Ford.  Moffat County is in 10th place.  Action resumes Friday morning at 10 beginning Continue reading

State Wrestling LIVE on 93.7 102.3 KRAI & KRAI.COM

The High School State Wrestling Championships get underway today. You can follow all the Northwest Colorado wrestlers through the tournament by listen to our live broadcast on 93-7 102-3 KRAI or online at KRAI.COM. For the third consecutive year, cousins Dennis and Anton Fredrickson will call the action. Both are former high school state champions, Dennis for SoRoCo and Anton for Hayden.  Our coverage begins at 2:45 this afternoon with the 2A and 3A preliminaries. Meeker, the number two ranked 2A team in the state, has 10 wrestlers at the tournament. Moffat County has 6. Steamboat and Hayden are each sending 3. SoRoCo has 2 and Rangely and West Grand have 1 each. One of the biggest stories of the Continue reading

Detoured Traffic To Continue Through NW Colorado

glenwood canyon rock fall feb 16 1I-70 through Glenwood Canyon will remain closed at least through midday tomorrow following a rock slide that damaged the roadway and left massive boulders on the highway. The Colorado Department of Transportation plans to begin moving traffic though the canyon sometime tomorrow by operating a single-lane alternating traffic pattern that could remain in place for several days while repairs and rock stabilization continues. Yesterday, crews began the process of evaluating the walls of the Continue reading

Identity Of Dead Inmate Released

CATHERINE ROWELL B160034The identity of the inmate that was found dead in her cell at the Rio Blanco Detention Center in Meeker has been released. It is believed that 55 year old Catherine Ann Rowell committed suicide in her cell Monday afternoon. Officers were unsuccessful in their attempt to revive Rowell using CPR.  Rowell was booked into the detention center late last Continue reading