Batter up…

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Paintbrush Park will be busy every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday in the month of July, as games in the annual adult recreational coed softball league, sponsored by the ERBM Recreation and Park District, began Monday on both fields.

ERBM Triathlon Results

Elijah Deming, pictured on his bike, won the ERBM Kid’s Triathlon last week in a competitive field of six young triathletes. Deming completed the two laps in the pool, a two-mile bike ride and one-mile run in 18:34, three seconds ahead of Cole Rogers. Eleven seconds separated the top four placers.

Sprint and Super-Sprint Triathlon 2012 Sprint Triathlon Results – Overall Team Team Time Age Gender City Bob and Diana Lange 1:45.50 45 M/F Meeker Super-Sprint Triathlon Results – Overall Team Sidney Kabotie, Carlos Perez and Wiyaka Pomatleau 47.07 18 M Thornton Super-Sprint Triathon – Overall Male and Female Todd Lucht


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The sun was shining on the tent and the band “Beloved Invaders” last Friday for the first concert of the ERBM Recreation and Park District “Summer Entertainment Series,” held on the courthouse lawn. More than 300 people enjoyed the music, sunshine and founder’s rock.

Fishing is Fun

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Many parents brought their kids to Circle Park in Meeker for Youth Fishing Day, sponsored by the ERBM Recreation and Park District, Colorado Parks and Wildlife, the local Lions Club, White River Electric Association and Wyatt’s Sports Center. Colorado Parks and Wildlife officers instructed kids and gave them equipment to

Public comments needed

MEEKER I The Bureau of Land Management seeks public comment on Phase 1 of a proposed foot and bicycle connection trail between Ute Park and Philip and Dorcas Jensen Memorial Park near Meeker. 

Voters approve WRBM mill levy increase

RBC I Special district voters on the western end of Rio Blanco County approved a mill levy increase for the Western Rio Blanco Recreation and Park District, creating a partnership with Rangely School District, as well as voting in two new board members. Voters on eastern end of the county elected three new directors to […]

Special districts hold elections May 8

MEEKER I Two of Meeker’s special taxing districts will hold public elections for directors on their respective boards on Tuesday, May 8.

ERBM appreciates volunteers…

There was a three-way tie for the Youth Volunteer of the Year award between Regan Pearce and twins Scott and Alex Smith.

Volunteers were honored by the Eastern Rio Blanco Metropolitan Recreation and Parks District last Sunday at an appreciation dinner.

Recreation district reorganizes

MEEKER I A public meeting was held Monday evening to discuss the survey results and phase two of the Eastern Rio Blanco Metropolitan Recreation and Park District’s master plan.

Bowhunter classes offered in Meeker

The Eastern Rio Blanco Metropolitan Recreation and Park District is offering a one-time only bowhunter education class.

Family Irish Jig


The Eastern Rio Blanco Metropolitan Recreation and Park District hosted a family Irish jig on St. Patrick’s Day at the Meeker Hotel and Cafe that included live entertainment, dessert and prizes.

ERBM responds to questions

MEEKER I After business owners upset with the Meeker Recreation District’s perceived lack of support for the Range Call Celebration descended on the district’s board meeting last week, ERBM executive director Michael Weinbrecht, responded to questions presented by the business owners.