MEEKER I In conjunction with the 2012 Capitol Christmas Tree, Rolling Stone’s keyboardist Chuck Leavell, Choose Outdoors Colorado and New Earth Pellets hosted the first year of Sing4TheTrees songwriting contest. The contest was
Blanco District Ranger Ken Coffin announced to Meeker mayor Mandi Etheridge and the many others who attended the PMC tree lighting last December that the 2012 Capitol Christmas Tree would be harvested from the White River National Forest. Preparations for Colorado’s gift to the people of the United States began
RBC I Last week, the Colorado State Forest Service harvested 75 subalpine fir trees from the Colorado State Forest near Gould to accompany the official U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree in Washington, D.C. These companion trees will ultimately spend the holidays in U.S. government offices. CSFS foresters obtained the trees with
Members of the Meeker High School National Honor Society and FCCLA help affix hangers, wrap and box more than 5,000 ornaments. Mary Cunningham-Gillispie of the Blanco District visited all the schools in Meeker, Craig and Rangely and attended many festivals in the area gathering ornaments and spreading the message of
Parade of Lights MEEKER I The Meeker Chamber of Commerce is currently taking vendor applications for the street fair, scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 3, 2-7 p.m., in downtown Meeker.
MEEKER I The decision to harvest the 2012 United States Capitol Christmas Tree from the White River National Forest, the nation’s most visited, more specifically from the Blanco Ranger District, was announced at the end of 2011 in Meeker by Blanco District Ranger Ken Coffin and Meeker Mayor Mandi Etheridge, kicking off a year of […]
MEEKER I The Meeker Recreation District and the Meeker Chamber of Commerce are teaming up to provide transportation to the cutting location of the 2012 Capitol Christmas Tree on Friday, Nov. 2. The public is welcome at the cutting site, however, there is limited vehicle space. Persons interested in taking
MEEKER I Mark your calendars for Saturday, Nov. 3 to celebrate the Capitol Christmas Tree coming from the White River National Forest. The celebration will be held in downtown Meeker and will include a 5K run/walk, street fair, music, bounce houses, stilt walkers, Ute Indian dancers, children’s holiday music performances,