Tag Archives: Meeker

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

State Wrestling Starts Thursday On KRAI

The High School State Wrestling Tournament gets underway Thursday afternoon.   26 wrestlers from Moffat, Routt and Rio Blanco Counties will compete for medals.  7 head into the tournament as regional champions.  11 are 2nd place finishers.  Dennis and Anton Fredrickson, both former state champions, will again broadcast the action live on 93.7 102.3 KRAI and online at KRAI.COM.  The three day broadcast will begin at 2:40 Thursday afternoon.  Wrestling gets underway at 3.  You’ll find the complete broadcast schedule and a link to the brackets below.  To sponsor the KRAI State Wrestling broadcast contact KRAI at 824-6574. Continue reading

Area Wrestlers Excel At Regional Tourneys

Moffat County upset the number 3 ranked 3A team, Centauri, by decisively winning the regional wrestling tournament in Buena Vista over the weekend.  11 Bulldog wrestlers placed at the tournament.  8 of them will advance to the State Tournament which gets underway this Thursday Continue reading

Regional Wrestling Tournaments Start Today

Regional wrestling tournaments kick off today. SoRoCo, Meeker, Rangely, West Grand, North Park and Hayden are competing at Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction.  Steamboat is wrestling at Denver West High School and Moffat County at Buena Vista High School. The top 4 finishers at each weight will advance to the State Tournament next weekend in Denver. According to On the Mat Continue reading

Donate To Help Rodney Dunham Of Meeker

Donations are being accepted for an auction to help cover the medical costs of Rodney Dunham of Meeker, who was injured in a snowmobile accident. The 47 year old sustained severe lower back and neck injuries during the incident.  Donated items can be dropped off at Meeker General Mercantile, while cash donations can be made at Mountain Valley Bank Continue reading

Avalanche Danger High

Avalanche danger is high in the Steamboat and Flat Tops areas due to the heavy snowfall over the past week. The 2 to 3 feet of new snow and strong winds in the area, have created the avalanche conditions. Visitors to the area on Continue reading

NW Colorado Students Nominated To Service Academies

Four area students have been nominated by Congressman Scott Tipton for admission to a U.S. Service Academy. Those nominated are Charles Harrington and Grant Janka of Steamboat, and Casey Turner and Sheridan Harvey of Meeker. Harrison and Continue reading