Earthquake Damage Closes Meeker Schools


Tuesday, November 8th 2011, 8:32 am
By: News 9


Classes are canceled Tuesday at Meeker Public Schools following Monday night's 4.7 magnitude earthquake.

School Superintendent Rita Palmer said the quake damaged school buildings. The high school sustained the most damage. It's not known how long repairs will take or when classes will resume.

Other buildings in Meeker were also damaged by Monday's earthquake. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the epicenter was nine miles east, northeast of Meeker.

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