Chamber offering free root beer floats

MEEKER | This is National Small Business Week, and the Meeker Chamber of Commerce is celebrating by offering free root beer floats to the public on Friday evening in downtown Meeker.

Fishing is fun…

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Many kids and their families showed up at Circle Park in Meeker on Saturday to enjoy Youth Fishing Day, sponsored by the Colorado Division of Parks and the ERBM Recreation and Park District.

MACC plans performing arts youth seminar

MEEKER I The Meeker Arts and Cultural Council (MACC) and the ERBM Recreation and Parks District, in cooperation with Meeker High School, will offer free enrichment seminars by the Colorado Mesa University theater arts department faculty.

MACC offers free arts seminars

MEEKER I The Meeker Arts and Cultural Council [MACC] and the ERBM Recreation and Parks District in cooperation with the Meeker High School, will offer free enrichment seminars by Colorado Mesa University Theatre Arts Department Faculty members. The first two interactive workshop seminars will be offered by professor Jeremy Franklin, renowned CMU Theatre Arts musical […]

YBA Season…

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The Meeker Youth basketball program sponsored by the ERBM Recreation and Park District have two fifth- and sixth-grade teams and both played games last Saturday at Meeker Elementary School. Coach Jim Hanks’ team includes Brennan Jensen, Brayden Woodward, Tannen Kennedy and Eli Hanks. In front are Luis Villalpando, Codey Follman,

Additional trail proposal

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Jensen-Ute Park Trail would link two parks MEEKER I The Bureau of Land Management and Eastern Rio Blanco Metropolitan Recreation and Park District are hosting a public meeting to discuss the second phase of the Jensen-Ute Park Connector Trail on Tuesday, March 12 at 6:30 p.m. at the ERBM District office, 101 Ute Rd. in […]

Dinner theater in Meeker Feb. 23

The Meeker Arts and Cultural Council in cooperation with the ERBM Recreation and Park District will present a dinner theatre production based on Aesop’s Fables, Saturday, Feb. 23 at the Fairfield Center. The cast includes local community actors and members of the school drama club. Pictured are Faye Peterson, Michelle Smith, Kalene Weinholdt, Katerine Eliasen, Mariah Jensen and Ohana Mataeia stand around Jason Hightower. Not pictured are Stephy Joos, Caleb Jensen and McKenna Kummer. Contact the WRBM at 878-3403 for tickets, which must be purchased in advance.

MEEKER I The Meeker Arts and Cultural Council (MACC) in cooperation with the ERBM Recreation and Park District will present a dinner theatre production based on Aesop’s Fables on Saturday, Feb. 23 at 6 p.m. at the Fairfield Center.

Blazin’ Trails a way to better health

MEEKER I Pioneers Medical Center, Eastern Rio Blanco Recreation and Parks District, Meeker Drugs, Pioneers Healthcare Foundation and the Meeker Human Resource Council (Meeker’s local United Way) have joined together to offer a multi-faceted health and wellness program.

Cardboard Derby results

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The Clatterbaugh family (and gang) won the family scavenger hunt and Colby Clatterbaugh was named the Grand Champion and keeper of the Traveling Golden Cup for the next year.

MEEKER I The annual cardboard derby, hosted by the Eastern Rio Blanco Metropolitan Park and Recreation District, had more than 55 participants from all age groups last weekend.

Dance like everyone is watching

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Kari Jo Stevens, dance instructor for the ERBM Recreation and Park District, along with chaperones Edy George and Michelle Smith, traveled with nine dance team members to Tampa, Fla., for performances during the pregame and the halftime shows at the Outback Bowl, which featured the South Carolina Gamecocks vs. the Michigan Wolverines.

Dinner theater casting call Dec. 12 for Feb. production

MEEKER I The Meeker Arts and Cultural Council (MACC) in cooperation with the ERBM Recreation and Parks District are seeking actors and production assistants for costuming, makeup, lights, sound, sets, props, etc. for a dinner theatre production to be presented on Feb. 16. Anyone interested in participating is asked to attend a casting call meeting […]

“Seussical, Jr.,” a renaissance for youth theatre

Mason Holliday played Mayzie, surrounded by “Bad girls” Maddie Kummer, Sydnie Main, Sena Zellers, Shelby Steele and Mikayla Cardile.

MEEKER I Meeker theater patrons of “Seussical, Jr.’s” Friday and Saturday performances were treated to one of the finest and most delightful performing arts productions ever given in Meeker.