Six events on Saturday keep Meeker hopping

On tap: Meekerpalooza, 10K run, farmers market, flea market, metal art competition, fish fry MEEKER I Saturday will be a busy day in and around Meeker as six events will take place starting at 8 a.m. and running through 9 p.m. at venues stretching from downtown Meeker to the annual fish fry at the Buford […]

ERBM Pitch, Hit & Run…

Eastern Rio Blanco Metropolitan (ERBM) Recreation & Park District hosted the annual Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit, & Run competition on Friday, May 20 at Paintbrush Park Ball Fields. All-around champions included Jonan VonRoenn in the Baseball 7/8 division, Dayton Ridgeway in the baseball 9/10 division, Brady Potez in the baseball 13/14 division, and Rayna VonRoenn in the softball 9/10 division. All participants were, from left, Rylin Braaten, Rayna VonRoenn, Thomas Paul Curry, Brady Potez and Jonathan Cardile. Kneeling from left to right are: Jonan VonRoenn, Dayton Ridgeway and Gabriel Cardile.

Meeker Dance Recital…

The Eastern Rio Blanco Metropolitan Recreation & Park District (ERBM) held its 16th Annual Dance & Tumbling Recital over the weekend with the theme “The World is Moving.” Each day featured dancers and tumblers working hard since September to hone their skills for the  public. Pictured above: Caitlyn Shepherd, the only senior dance member, performs her senior solo to “International Smile” during Sunday’s performance.

ERBM to host baseball, softball clinic

MEEKER I The Meeker High School Softball and Baseball Clinic will occur on Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Paintbrush Park Ball Fields for boys and girls in kindergarten through eighth grade and are free.

ERBM annual report available

MEEKER I The Eastern Rio Blanco Metropolitan (ERBM) Recreation & Park District has released its 2015 Annual Report, which highlights the many accomplishments completed and challenges that face the future outlook for the district.

Sign up now for baseball, softball

MEEKER I The Eastern Rio Blanco Metropolitan Recreation and Park District will not be offering youth baseball or softball (9 years and older) this summer, but will instead be supporting Little League.

Register now for baseball, softball

MEEKER I The Eastern Rio Blanco Metropolitan Recreation & Park District will not be offering youth baseball or softball (9 years and older) this summer, but will instead be supporting Little League. All registration for Little League should be completed online via a computer, tablet or phone.

Sledding season…

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This young gentleman found out that going down a straight line on a bumpy hill isn’t always a smooth ride as his sled is getting ready to dump him on his way down the hill at Paintbrush Park in Meeker on Saturday during the Cardboard Derby. Sponsored by the ERBM Recreation and Park District, the […]

Chowing down…

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After some tough sled racing, it was time for everyone to refill their tanks with a hot dog/chili lunch served by Wendll’s. There were hot drinks, hot dogs, chili with or without onions and sour cream, chips, cornbread and chocolate chip cookies, which filled up most of the space created with the activities of the […]

Discounts for joining Rec Center by Jan. 15

MEEKER I Through Jan. 15, the Eastern Rio Blanco Metropolitan Recreation and Park District is offering memberships to the Meeker Recreation Center at greatly reduced prices.

ERBM Winter Blast: A Fun Day in the Snow

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Nearly 100 take part in Cardboard Derby races MEEKER I More than 100 people attended and 93 participated in the annual Eastern Rio Blanco Metropolitan Recreation and Park District’s Winter Blast at Paintbrush Park on Saturday with contestants ranging from the 6-and-under class to those well into their adult years.

‘The Little Mermaid Jr.’ production starts tonight

RBC I The Meeker Arts and Cultural Council’s Center Stage Youth Theatrical Group, in cooperation with the ERBM Recreation and Park District, will present Walt Disney’s “The Little Mermaid Jr.” tonight, Friday and Saturday at the Meeker High School auditorium. Tonight and Friday, the performances will take place at 7 p.m., and there will be […]