New race course this year at Run for Your Life 5K

MEEKER I This year Run for Your Life race participants will have a new course route to mix up the 36-year-old July 4 event in Meeker.

3-on-3 basketball tourney Saturday

MEEKER I Shoot some hoops at the Main Street Madness 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament Saturday. Pre-register by July 2 to receive an event T-shirt and the early bird discount registration fee of $30 per team.

Kids’ Events fun for all at Ranch Rodeo

MEEKER I The kids’ events during the Ranch Rodeo are as much fun for the spectators as they are for the children who participate.

Meeker Youth Fishing Day Saturday at Circle Park

MEEKER | The annual Youth Fishing Day will be held in Meeker on Saturday at Circle Park, which is across the bridge from Meeker Town Park.

Meekerpalooza Triathlon winners named

The Eastern Rio Blanco Metropolitan Park and Recreation center in Meeker hosted triathlons of two lengths during the Meekerpalooza festivities on June 6, with the competition running between the Meeker Recreation Center and Ute Park. The events consisted of swimming, bicycling and running.

MEEKER I Twenty athletes competed in the Eastern Rio Blanco Metropolitan Recreation and Park District-sponsored Road Rash ‘n Splash Triathlon on June 6, held in conjunction with Meekerpalooza.

Triathlon winners…

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Free movie tonight in Meeker

MEEKER I The Eastern Rio Blanco Metropolitan Recreation and Park District in Meeker is hosting a free movie tonight at the 4-H Community Center at the Rio Blanco County Fairgrounds.

Letter to the Editor: Thanks to ERBM

Dear Editor: The Meeker High School Student Council, as well as sponsor Klark Kindler and volunteers Alicia Watt and Georgann Amack, would like to to give out a big thank you to the ERBM Recreation Center for hosting and paying for the fun “After Prom Party,” early Sunday morning after the prom.

Snowshoe, cross-country fun Saturday

MEEKER | Have you been to the Philip and Dorcas Jensen Memorial Park in the snow? If not, Saturday, beginning at 10 a.m., is your chance to enjoy snowshoeing or cross-country skiing on this beginner and intermediate trail.

Winter fun…

The overall winner of the race event at Paintbrush Park on Saturday was Xavier Buisker, left, who is assisted in holding his winning trophy by his father, Adam. The entire Buisker family participated, and Xavier’s sister, Lilly, won a ribbon as well. As soon as the races were over, free hot dogs and hamburgers were served to the participants by Bobby Gutierrez of Wendll’s/Cuppa Joe.

Meeker rec center sets events Friday, Saturday

MEEKER I The Eastern Rio Blanco Metropolitan Recreation and Park District will continue its Winter Entertainment Series on Friday and Saturday with events Friday on the downtown Meeker courthouse lawn and on Saturday with its Winter Blast at Paintbrush Park, Sanderson Hills Park and Phillip and Dorcas Jensen Memorial Park. All events are free.

Get started now with community-wide wellness program

One way to earn stamps is by completing individual workouts or taking fitness classes at MRC's state-of-the-art aquatics facility. With an annual membership, pool access during regular business hours is free and select fitness classes (both land- and water-based) are discounted.

MEEKER I A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. Or stamp, as the case is for the Blazin’ Trails Around the World for Wellness program. The community-wide health movement kicks off this month, just in time for those New Year’s resolutions you may or may not have made (and may or […]