Tag Archives: Meeker

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

Meeker Elementary School Concert Tonight

musicMeeker Elementary School Students are putting on a holiday concert Wednesday night in Meeker. The first and fourth grade classes will be performing classic holiday music to help kick off the celebratory season. The concert begins at Continue reading

Accident North Of Meeker Slows Down Traffic For Hours

highway-13-smallA tractor-trailer slid off Highway 13 just north of Meeker shortly after Midnight Friday and rolled onto its side. The accident caused the semi’s saddle tank to rupture spilling about 150 gallons of diesel fuel. Crews worked until almost 1 Friday afternoon to clean up the majority of the fuel. During the clean-up, passage through the area was down to one lane Continue reading

Potential Land Exchange In NW Colorado

BLM-entering-public-land-30Public comments are being accepted by the BLM with regard to a potential land exchange in Moffat and Rio Blanco County. The proposed Buffalo Horn Land Exchange would effect 19 parcels of isolated land encompassing 12 square miles. To give the Continue reading

Winter Concert Wednesday In Meeker

Meeker Cowboys horse cowboy flagThe Annual Winter Concert presented by the Barone Middle School band and the Meeker High School Band and Choir will be this week in Meeker. The Winter Concert will be Wednesday beginning at 6:30, at the Meeker High School Auditorium. The Meeker High School Choir has been selected, along with other Continue reading

Meeker Youth Theatrical Group Performances This Week

meeker-artsThe Meeker Arts and Cultural Council’s Center Stage Youth Theatrical Group will host three productions this week at the Meeker High School Auditorium. The group will be presenting Shrek the Musical Junior on Thursday and Friday beginning at 6:30, and Saturday starting at 2. More than 45 youth in the area are Continue reading

Meeker Cowboys Look To Win 1A Football Title

Meeker Cowboys horse cowboy flagThe number one seed Meeker Cowboys host number 2 seed Strausburg tomorrow to decide the Colorado 1A Football Champion. The battle of the two undefeated teams will feature two stellar offenses with each team averaging well over 350 total yards per game. If common opponents are any indicator, this may be the toughest game of the season for the Continue reading

Missing Michigan Hunter Found Alive In Rio Blanco County

search-and-rescue7-300x270The search a 61 year-old Michigan hunter ended on a high note Tuesday when search crews located the man, who was somewhat confused and dehydrated but was otherwise uninjured.  David Boelcke went missing Saturday.  According to Rio Blanco County Undersheriff Brice Glasscock, searcher spotted Boelcke when he waved at them from a Continue reading

Missing Hunter Identified

missingSearch crews were unable to locate the hunter missing near Meeker during their search of the area yesterday. The man, who has been identified as 61 year old David Boelcke from Michigan, was reported missing Continue reading

Hunter Missing Near Meeker

missingEmergency personnel are looking for a 61 year old Michigan hunter who went missing, near Pagoda Lake, approximately 25 miles north-east of Meeker. The man’s hunting partner reported him missing Sunday, after he Continue reading

Halloween Events Schedule

halloweenPlan for Trick-or-treating Monday night in Craig, Steamboat, Hayden, Meeker, Oak Creek, Yampa and Baggs. In Craig, trick-or-treating downtown and in the Centennial Mall will take place from 4 to 6. In Steamboat, the downtown Halloween Stroll is scheduled from 3 to 5. Meeker’s Eats and Treats will take place Monday evening at the Courthouse Lawn, judging Continue reading