Fourteen members of the Meeker dance team performed in America’s Largest Balloon parade before dancing during the halftime show of the Bridgepoint Educational Holiday Bowl Dec. 30 in San Diego, Calif. Meeker dancers Jordan Smith, Mehgan Gerloff, Stephanie Joos, Alexis Gutierrez, Mandy de Vergie, Mariah Jensen, Tina Bain, Taylor Ahrens, Selena Steele, Emily Eliasen, Nicole Hilkey, Katie Morgan, Caleb Dodds, and Miranda Mayerle (not pictured), met famed dance choreographer Mandy Moore at the airport in Denver and flew on the same flight. Moore taught them at the dance convention in San Diego.
Once the children in the family are grown and gone, one White River valley tradition seems to go by the wayside. The hunt for the perfect tree led everyone out to the Piceance Basin or […]
MEEKER I In 2000, Paul Martin worked at St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction, when his son, Stone, was born. Paul, who was laboratory manager at the time, gave his newborn son his first bath […]
MEEKER I Morgan Neilson, a senior at Meeker High School, received one of two $500 scholarship awards from the Rifle Elks Lodge No. 2195. Also awarded a $500 scholarship, along with Neilson, was Stephanie Hayden […]