Boys of summer…

The 2014 summer youth baseball and softball seasons, sponsored by the ERBM Recreation and Parks District includes two 8-10 teams, one 11-12 team and one 8-10 softball team. Pictured playing for Meeker 2 in front are: Damek Chintala, Jacob Blazon, Clay Stewart-Randall, Troy Mataia and Damon Dade. Standing, coach Donald Blazon, Ryan Sullivan, Gabriel Ricardson, Dagon Dade, Brendan Clatterbaugh and coach Ron Kelly Crawford. Games are played Mondays and Wednesdays through June 27, when the post season tournament will be played in Meeker. Meeker 2 will host Craig on Monday, June 16 at Paintbrush Park starting at 6 p.m.

Dancers on display …

The “On the Move” annual dance and tumbling recital was part of a weekend full of individuals, duos and teams dancing in the ERBM Parks and Recreation District-sponsored event at Meeker High School. Dancers were divided into age groups starting with creative movement and tumbling up through fourth grade Saturday and from fifth grade through 12th grade and adult tap on Sunday. Above is the grade 9-12 jazz group of Taylor Ahrens, Madeline Amack, Andrea Edinger, Alexis Gutierrez, Piper Haney, Sydney Hughes, Kendra Nelson, Caitlyn Shepherd, Hailey Simonsen and Jordon Smith performing “Fly,” choreographed by Kari Jo Stevens and her students. See next week’s Herald Times for more photos.

Hunter education is offered this weekend

MEEKER I Residents of Meeker and nearby communities will have an opportunity to earn their Hunter Education card by attending a two-day class offered by Colorado Parks and Wildlife at the ERBM Recreation Center.

Talent show…


Piper Banducci of Meeker is one of many people, ranging from very young to adult, who took part in the Meeker’s Got Talent auditions at Meeker High School auditorium on Jan. 15 with 11 performers passing the auditions.

Winter Blast…


About 70 sledders and pushers took part in the ERBM Recreation Center’s Winter Blast creative sled races Saturday at Paintbrush Park in Meeker.

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…


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



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…


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…


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.