The face of the soldier on the Rio Blanco County Veterans Memorial is chiseled in bronze and stands as a masterpiece of art sculpted by Meeker artist John Kobald.
RBC I One of the pillars of VFW’s foundation is the promotion of patriotism. Love of country is high on our agenda, for it is the very basis for military service. What prompts many young Americans to join the armed forces is a genuine desire to defend their nation. Public displays of patriotism are relatively […]
MEEKER I People might think they have to head to the big city for a decent fireworks display, but Meeker residents and Range Call attendees know better. Thanks to a dedicated team of volunteers and community support, Meeker’s annual Fourth of July fireworks display gets better every year.
MEEKER I Endurance, perseverance and stubborn tenacity were characteristic of Meeker’s pioneer settlers. Today’s residents share those same traits, living in a community that continues to survive, thrive and succeed in spite of booms and busts, droughts and floods, times of plenty and times of want.
MEEKER I From the band’s earliest days, the members of Gloriana have always known that good things take time. The country trio first came together in 2008, when brothers Tom and Mike Gossin moved into Rachel Reinert’s Nashville apartment. Together they spent months in cramped quarters, surviving on Ramen noodles while trying to shape their […]
RBC I The Meeker Chamber of Commerce is excited to bring residents and Meeker visitors the Fourth of July Parade and downtown activities. This year’s parade, themed “Keeping Traditions Alive,” is being sponsored and organized by the Meeker Chamber of Commerce. It is recommended that folks find or bring a comfortable seat to Main Street […]
MEEKER I Since 1979, locals and visitors alike have gathered in the early morning hours on July 4 for another kind of parade – the Run for Your Life 5K walk/run.
MEEKER | The Meeker Chamber of Commerce is organizing the downtown Fourth of July activities, and each year non-profit organizations offer fun family activities, such as face painting, the bean bag toss and other “old-fashioned carnival” games.
MEEKER | The Meeker Chamber of Commerce is organizing the 128th annual Meeker Range Call Fourth of July Parade, and now is the time to sign up to join in the event.