Tag Archives: Meeker

Victims of Car Crash in Stable Condition

RIO-BLANCO-COUNTY-SHERIFF-3As of yesterday morning, all passengers in Wednesday’s rollover accident on Highway 64 near Meeker are stable. Three of the passengers, 21-year old Gabrielle Garzon, 18-year old Zachary Williams, and a 16-year old boy, and the driver 19-year old Jessica Johns were flown to Saint Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction after the Continue reading

Rollover Crash Injures 5 in Rio Blanco County

RIO-BLANCO-COUNTY-SHERIFF-3Yesterday afternoon, the Rio Blanco Communications Center was notified of a one-car rollover crash about four and a half miles west of Meeker on State Highway 64 with multiple victims being injured. The first Deputy to arrive found one occupant had been ejected, the driver was partially ejected and the other three Continue reading

Rangely to Unveil New Veterans’ Memorial Tomorrow

VFWA Veterans Day Celebration will be held in Rangely tomorrow to unveil the town’s new Veteran’s Memorial. The ceremony will take place at Hefley Park. The day will include singing the National Anthem, a flag ceremony, and a handful of speakers. The new memorial will honor Rio Blanco County men and women who Continue reading

Election Day; Ballots Due by 7

Ballot-300Today is Election Day. If you haven’t turned your ballot in yet, you have until 7 tonight to do so. Ballots should be taken to your local elections clerk. Drop off points are at the Moffat County Courthouse, the Routt County Courthouse annex in Steamboat, Oak Creek Town Hall, Hayden Town Hall, the courthouse in Meeker, and the Continue reading

Ballots Due Tomorrow

Ballot-300Tomorrow is Election Day. Those who haven’t turned in their ballots have until 7 tomorrow night to do so. Elections officials say you should take your ballot in to your county’s polling place. In Moffat County that is the Moffat County Courthouse. In Rio Blanco County, it’s the courthouse in Meeker, and the Annex Building in Continue reading

Trick-or-treating Opportunities in Northwest Colorado

halloween-pumpkin-#3Today is Halloween, and there are plenty of organized trick-or-treating activities for kids all over Northwest Colorado. In Steamboat, the Downtown Halloween Stroll takes place from 5 to 7 at the businesses along Lincoln Avenue. In Craig, kids can walk the downtown businesses along Yampa Avenue, and the stores inside the Continue reading

Ballots Due Tuesday

Ballot-300Voters have until Tuesday to submit their ballots to local elections clerks. Colorado’s election is an all-mail election, but polling places will be available in Moffat, Routt and Rio Blanco Counties on Tuesday. In Moffat County, voters can show up to the Moffat County Courthouse between 7 in the morning and 7 in the evening to Continue reading

Moffat County Girls Finish 5th At State Cross Country Meet

cross countyrThe State Cross Country Championships were held at Colorado Springs over the weekend.

 


In 3A:

The Moffat County girls team finished 5th.
Individually:
Emily Womble (jr) 18th
Kaylee Durham (so) 47th
Lauren Samuelson (sr)48th
Ary Shaffer (jr) 56th
Delaney Baker (sr) 95th
Malekenna Baker (fr) 115th

The Moffat County boys team finished 16th.
Individually:
Ashley Suites (jr) 38th
Riley Allen (so) 86th
Isiac Roop (so) 94th
Andrew Keiss (jr) 106th
Brandon Beason (fr) 129th
Steven Walls (jr) 138th
Isaac Chacon (jr) 148th

In the 2A Cross County Championships:
For the SoRoCo Boys Ben Kelley (fr) finished 24th.
For the Meeker Boys Austin Russell (so) finished 32nd.
For the Meeker girls Julia Eskelson (so) finished 25th

Partial Solar Eclipse This afternoon

Partial_solar_eclipseA rare opportunity to view a partial solar eclipse will occur this afternoon across much of the country, including Colorado and Wyoming.  A solar eclipse occurs when the moon passes in front of the sun, with total eclipse leaving just the corona visible while a partial eclipse, which we will see today, will produce a crescent-shaped sun. For eye safety reasons do not directly look at the sun with the naked eye.  In Colorado and Wyoming the Solar eclipse will start around 3:15 this afternoon, with the greatest eclipse expected around 4:30 and ending at 5:45.  Almost 50% of the sun is expected to be obscured at maximum eclipse.
Viewing safety information.
Additional information about today’s solar eclipse.

Charges Filed Against Teen Who Stabbed Sheriff

RIO-BLANCO-COUNTY-SHERIFF-3Prosecutors have filed charges of assault and menacing against a Meeker-area man accused of stabbing Rio Blanco County Sheriff Si Woodruff. 19-year-old Logan Piper was arrested after the August 21st attack in Meeker. Woodruff is on leave and is expected to recover. Piper is being held in lieu of $100,000 bond. His next court Continue reading

Joe Meyer Named Northwest Colorado District Manager of BLM

BLMThe Bureau of Land Management has named long-time employee Joe Meyer as the new Northwest Colorado District Manager based in Grand Junction. Meyer comes to BLM Colorado from Wyoming, where he has been the Field Manager for the BLM Casper Field Office since Continue reading

Parks and Wildlife Offering Special Hunt Near Meeker

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife and the Miller Creek Ranch in Meeker are offering big-game hunters an opportunity to apply for a limited number of private property, elk and mule deer hunts during certain hunting seasons in fall of 2014. The Miller Creek Ranch is within the White River mule deer and elk herd units, two of the largest big game Continue reading