Showing their appreciation

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MEEKER | T.J. Casey, “Montana’s Singing Cowboy,” performed Saturday during Community Appreciation Day, sponsored by Eastern Rio Blanco Metropolitan Recreation and Park District.

Slide Show: Celtic concerts brings fun, music to courthouse lawn

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MEEKER | The Celtic band Canned Haggis performed before an estimated 250 people on the courthouse lawn.

Swim, bike and run …

The winning team in Saturday’s mini triathlon, sponsored by Eastern Rio Blanco Metropolitan Recreation and Park District, was from left: John Strate, Matt Dupire and Matt Cisar. There were 33 competitors in the event. Last year’s first-time mini triathlon had 24 participants.

Road Rash ’N’ Splash Mini Triathlon Race Results

Summer concert season begins June 19

MEEKER — Canned Haggis will kick off the 2009 summer entertainment season, co-sponsored by the Eastern Rio Blanco Metropolitan Recreation and Park District and Meeker Hotel and Cafe.

Slide Show: Dancing With The Stars

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MEEKER — Dance students showcased their skills recently at a performance at the Meeker High School auditorium.

Winemaking class offered at ERBM

MEEKER — Mose McPhail will offer a winemaking class at 7 p.m. April 23 at the recreation center.

Fitness books, DVDs, videos available

MEEKER — The Meeker Public Library has teamed up with the Eastern Rio Blanco Metropolitan (ERBM) Recreation and Park District and Meeker resident Jean Welder to make a large selection of fitness books and videos available for check-out.

Winter Games winners are announced

Winners of contests in last weekend’s Winter Games have been announced.

Here’s Rio Blanco County … by the numbers

County Assessor Renae Neilson knows her numbers. Speaking at an meeting last month of Rio Blanco County Democrats, Neilson, who, by the way, is a Republican, recited figures mostly off the top of her head, with very few notes.

Task force works to prioritize public services

RBC — While funding required to maintain the levels of service provided by local governments may be decreasing, the needs aren’t.

DOW, Rec District sponsor ice derby

MEEKER — As part of the fifth annual Winter Games held Saturday, Feb. 28, the ERBM Rec and Park District will be featuring a free family ice fishing derby at Lake Avery in partnership with the Division of Wildlife.

Meeker Recreation Center New: January 15

MEEKER — Closure notice: The Meeker Recreation Center will close at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 23. Thank you for your understanding. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.