Youngsters play hoops for local charities

“The Four AmiBros,” pictured bottom left, included Brennan Ibach, Elijah Deming, Jake Shelton and Cole Rogers.

MEEKER I Ten teams ranging from third- to eighth-grade participated in the fourth annual Hoops for Charity three-on-three basketball tournament Monday, benefiting local charities.

ERBM Basketball Events

MEEKER I A couple of events are on slate for Friday and next week, sponsored by the ERBM Recreation District in the next 10 days, and both are open to the public. On Friday is the Hoops for Charity 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament. Teams of three or four players are invited to join in the fourth […]

Handing out treats…

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Several residents of the Walbridge Wing at Pioneers Medical Center gathered downtown in the old Meeker Drug building to help distribute treats

Spooktacular…

Pumpkin

There were lots of Halloween happenings Saturday in Meeker as signified by this carving by Ben Quinn at the NewHope-Meeker Holiday Ball.

Sanderson Park…

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Several hundred persons attended Saturday’s dedication of Sanderson Park in Meeker, where races, games, playground equipment and free food in the form of bratwursts, wraps, veggie burgers and other goodies were well utilized by those in attendance.

Sanderson Park dedication…

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More than 300 persons were on hand Saturday noon for the dedication of the new Sanderson Park setup and trail head.

Fall Festival 2013: Community joins to aid non-profits, have fun

MEEKER I Downtown Meeker will be buzzing from 11 a.m. to mid afternoon on Saturday as Mountain Valley Bank hosts its 10th annual Fall Festival with co-sponsors White River Electric Association (WREA) and the ERBM Recreation and Park District for the benefit of local non-profit fund-raising efforts.

Dedication of Sanderson Park, variety of events on Saturday

RBC I The grand opening celebration for Sanderson Hills Park, located at 1091 Sanderson Dr., will be held from 11 a.m. to noon on Saturday, and the public is invited to attend the event.

Sanderson Hills Park dedication Sept. 21

MEEKER I The grand opening celebration for Sanderson Hills Park, located at 1091 Sanderson Dr., will be held from 11 a.m. to noon on Sept. 21, and the public is invited to attend the event. The grand opening will feature a DJ, inflatables and family-friendly games.

Phase 2 of trails completed between Ute, Sanderson parks

The Bureau of Land Management announced Monday that Phase 2 of the Jensen-Ute Park connection trail north of Meeker is complete.

Vandalism…

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Some unknown person or persons apparently tried to dig up and make off with roughly 15 to 20 plants Saturday night or early Sunday at Meeker’s Sanderson Hills Park.

ERBM community appreciation day…

The water slide saw heavy use on Saturday as the ERBM Recreation and Park District filled the park with events during its community appreciation day on the courthouse lawn in Meeker.