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.

William Scoggins defends 5K title

MEEKER I Rangely’s William Scoggins defended the Run For Your Life 5K title he won in 2012 by winning the race again this year, confidently taking time off, crossing the line in 16:57, which was 17 seconds faster than his time last year. Scoggins’ younger brother Patrick stayed home and won the Color Run, sponsored […]

Allstars…

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The 117th Avenue Allstars from Denver joined the 101st Army Dixieland Jazz Band for a concert on the Rio Blanco County Courthouse lawn on June 21. More than 200 residents and visitors gathered to listen to a wide variety of tunes from the two bands, sponsored by the ERBM Recreation

Kids’ events add to the fun at Ranch Rodeo

MEEKER I Don’t miss the Ranch Rodeo and Calcutta, which start at 11 a.m. Sunday at the Rio Blanco Fairgrounds.

Participation up in Road Rash Triathlon

MEEKER I “The kid participation was up and the adult participation was down a little, but it was still a great event,” ERBM Recreation and Parks District coordinator Nicole Dupire said of the annual Road Rash Triathlon.

101st Army Dixieland Jazz Band …

The 101st Army Dixieland Jazz Band, above, was joined by the 117th Avenue Allstars from Denver for a concert on the Rio Blanco County Courthouse lawn on Friday.

BLM holds youth hike

MEEKER I The Bureau of Land Management led local kids ages 9 to 11 from the East Rio Blanco Meeker Recreation Center on a service-oriented adventure May 14 to teach kids stewardship.

Meeker playground, parking lot and pavilion to be closed

MEEKER I Major child-friendly upgrades are coming to the playground at Paintbrush Park.