Tag Archives: Meeker

Rio Blanco County Sheriff Recovering After Stabbing

RIO-BLANCO-COUNTY-SHERIFF-3Rio Blanco County Sheriff Si Woodruff is recovering at Saint Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction today, after being stabbed in an altercation in Meeker. Woodruff and Meeker Police Chief Bob Harvey were attempting to arrest a man in the Pioneers Hospital parking lot Thursday. Harvey was able to subdue the Continue reading

Rio Blanco County Sheriff Hospitalized in Assault

RIO-BLANCO-COUNTY-SHERIFF-3The Rio Blanco County Sheriff was injured in an assault yesterday that sent him to the hospital. Sheriff Si Woodruff was attempting to take an unidentified man into custody in the parking lot of Pioneers Hospital in Meeker. The man reportedly assaulted Woodruff, who was admitted to Pioneers shortly Continue reading

Alkali Fire 75% Contained

WILDFIREContainment lines on the Alkali Fire have held for a second day and fire personnel feel confident they have turned the corner on the fire. Three engines and one of the State 20-person hand crews Continue reading

Alkali Fire 50% Contained

WILDFIREAs firefighters brought the 20,690-acre Alkali Fire burning 14 miles north of Maybell to 50 percent containment yesterday, other crews responded to numerous other starts.  Cloud cover Continue reading

Colorado Parks and Wildlife to Meet in Meeker This Week

colorado parksThe Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission will meet in Meeker Thursday and Friday to receive briefings on habitat preservation and improvement, regulation and management changes for invasive terrestrial species, small game seasons and big game season structure Continue reading

Fireworks & Activities in Moffat, Routt, Rio Blanco Counties

FIREWORKS-3-300There are opportunities in Moffat, Routt and Rio Blanco Counties to see fireworks Friday night.  In Craig the fireworks start a little before 9.  They will be set off at the high school.  The VFW will hold a parade (at 11am) and barbecue (at noon) Friday.  Hot dogs and hamburgers will be served, and the VFW asks that those that

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Musical Fame at Meeker High

The Meeker High School Drama Club and International Thespian Society Troupe 1284  proudly presents the Broadway Musical “FAME” at the Meeker High School Auditorium, 550 School St.,  on May 21, 23, 24 at 7 pm .  Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children and seniors.

“FAME” is based on the popular 1980′s television and motion picture series about the students and faculty of a  New York City high school for the performing arts. It follows the lives and career aspirations of the teen-aged students who pursue  various career tracks in music, dance and acting  with future aspirations of Broadway theatre, cinema, prestigious music conservatories and lifelong performance careers.   The challenges of a performing arts career include strong competitions for leading roles and key positions in those career pursuits, the heartbreak of losing a coveted role or starring position and the joy and exultation of landing a key role.  The performance highlights  the humor of the faculty members and student,s and the colorful personalities and emotions of   the  talented students who aspire to very competitive performing arts professions.

FAME” tells the story of several students including fame-obsessed Carmen (played by  Mariah Jensen) , ambitious actress Serena (McKenna Kummer) , wisecracking comedian Joe (Bruno Juarez), quiet saintly violinist Schlomo (J.C. Henderson) and “talented but dyslexic” dancer Trysha (Stephanie Joos), and other cast members  Mabel (Ohana Mataia), Grace (Morgan Robb),Iris (Hailey Simonsen), Miss Esther (Aly Ridings), Miss Greta (jBrittany Smith), Mrs. Myers (Jamie McLaughlin), Scheinkopf (Collin Keeler), Nick (Sam Baylie) Goodman (Layton Bair) and the Student Ensemble (Linfs Lombardi, Deleen Mobley, Kendra Nelsen, Kinzey Burke, Reese Pertile, Madeline Amack, Christian Gomez, and Halle Ahrens).   Director is Kim Kendall. . Veteran MHS Drama Club and Honor Thespian members will portray the various roles with their usual humorous aplomb and creativity.  Fame is produced by special arrangement with Music Theatre International.  For more information contact Meeker High School at 970 878-9070.

Musical Fame at Meeker High

The Meeker High School Drama Club and International Thespian Society Troupe 1284  proudly presents the Broadway Musical “FAME” at the Meeker High School Auditorium, 550 School St.,  on May 21, 23, 24 at 7 pm .  Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children and seniors.

“FAME” is based on the popular 1980′s television and motion picture series about the students and faculty of a  New York City high school for the performing arts. It follows the lives and career aspirations of the teen-aged students who pursue  various career tracks in music, dance and acting  with future aspirations of Broadway theatre, cinema, prestigious music conservatories and lifelong performance careers.   The challenges of a performing arts career include strong competitions for leading roles and key positions in those career pursuits, the heartbreak of losing a coveted role or starring position and the joy and exultation of landing a key role.  The performance highlights  the humor of the faculty members and student,s and the colorful personalities and emotions of   the  talented students who aspire to very competitive performing arts professions.

FAME” tells the story of several students including fame-obsessed Carmen (played by  Mariah Jensen) , ambitious actress Serena (McKenna Kummer) , wisecracking comedian Joe (Bruno Juarez), quiet saintly violinist Schlomo (J.C. Henderson) and “talented but dyslexic” dancer Trysha (Stephanie Joos), and other cast members  Mabel (Ohana Mataia), Grace (Morgan Robb),Iris (Hailey Simonsen), Miss Esther (Aly Ridings), Miss Greta (jBrittany Smith), Mrs. Myers (Jamie McLaughlin), Scheinkopf (Collin Keeler), Nick (Sam Baylie) Goodman (Layton Bair) and the Student Ensemble (Linfs Lombardi, Deleen Mobley, Kendra Nelsen, Kinzey Burke, Reese Pertile, Madeline Amack, Christian Gomez, and Halle Ahrens).   Director is Kim Kendall. . Veteran MHS Drama Club and Honor Thespian members will portray the various roles with their usual humorous aplomb and creativity.  Fame is produced by special arrangement with Music Theatre International.  For more information contact Meeker High School at 970 878-9070.

Freak Sledge Hammer Accident Sends Woman to Hospital with Serious Injuries

COLO-STATE-PATROL-300A freak accident on Highway 64 between Meeker and Rangely sent a Texas woman to the hospital with serious injuries yesterday afternoon.  According to a press release, an airborne sledge hammer came crashing through the windshield of Larry and Pamela Neill’s car, striking Pamela in the head.  She was taken to Rangely District Hospital, and Continue reading

Youth Turkey Hunt in Meeker a Success

PARKS AND WILDLIFEColorado Parks and Wildlife’s Hunter Outreach Program continues to provide opportunities to aspiring hunters by offering mentored hunts across Colorado. As part of the program and what is now a yearly tradition in Meeker, three lucky young hunters enjoyed a guided, private land Continue reading