Stephanie Bondy

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Meeker man brings cheer to small town

Meeker -- When you see "The Flower Man" walking in the community, give him what he calls the "Meeker wave." He's one heck of a guy to know. Charles Cady, 78 years old, has been a Meeker resident for eight years, arriving from the star-filled environment of Burbank, Calif. where he worked as an electrician for the movie and television industry for 25 years.

Behind the scenes

Fairfield Complex manager needed career change, offers community service

This season there are many individuals working behind the scenes to assist with numerous festivities. Tony LeMatrie is one who has a big job. LeMatrie is the manager of the Fairfield Complex in Meeker, a well known location for community events.

Help America Vote Act produces changes in election process

Landmark election reform legislation produced the Help American Vote Act (HAVA) of 2002, impacting local officials and citizens in the upcoming election procedures.

Technology task force' hopes to create new community Web site for town of Meeker

After the town's board of trustees agreed to fund the promotion of local businesses, Meeker Town Administrator Sharon Day said a "technology task force" has been established to create a new Web site for the community.

Students learn about fire prevention through doing

Meeker -- "When Fire Strikes: Get out! Stay out!" is this year's National Fire Prevention Week campaign, and local firefighters hoped to teach life-saving lessons during educational sessions held this week for Meeker students.

Meeker's Sheep Dog Trials ruled another success

Thousands of people came to Meeker to witness the birth of a new Meeker Classic Sheepdog Trial champion at the finals held Sunday.

Sheepdog trials herds up Meeker's economy

Beginning Sept. 3, the town of Meeker hosts the 17th annual Classic Sheepdog Championship Trials, an event coordinators say is the substance of Meeker's economy

Build A Generation serves to shape Meeker youth

After identifying risk factors, the biggest issue for Meeker youth is an increase in the availability of alcohol and drugs, according to a representative of a local youth development group.

Rio Blanco County enacts fire ban

Because of a lack of precipitation and extremely dry conditions, a countywide fire ban was issued on July 14 in order to reduce the danger of wildfires.

Meeker school leader leaves educational legacy

You may see Karen Benner in the administration halls this coming school year, but her title will no longer be superintendent.

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