Thursday night of Sheepdog Classic shines spotlight on art and lamb

The winning 2014 Meeker Classic painting.

MEEKER I Kicking off the Wednesday following Labor Day, the town of Meeker will again open its doors to the world for the 29th annual Meeker Classic Sheepdog Championship Trials.

Letter to the Editor: Meeker Classic board thanks community

Dear Editor: As we button up the hatches from another year of sheepdog trials, the Meeker Classic Board of Directors would like to take this opportunity to extend our gratitude to so many in the community who make this event possible.

Letter to the Editor: Thanks from Meeker Classic

Dear Editor: Dear second grade teachers, students and parents of Meeker and Parkview Elementary Schools: Thank you so much for participating in our educational field trip to the Meeker Classic Sheepdog Championship Trials.

Meeker Classic 2014

Texan Ron Enzeroth wins Meeker Classic

Winner Ron Enzeroth of Dublin, Texas, with his dog, Mick, captured the top money and the trophy at the 2014 Meeker Classic with a spectacular 141 points. See more photos from the trials on Page 6A of this week’s Herald Times.

MEEKER I Below are the finals and the final results from the 2014 Meeker Classic Sheepdog Championship Trials, held Sept. 3-7 in Ute Park at Meeker, Colo.

Pastoral artwork to be featured at Meeker Classic Sheepdog Trials

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MEEKER I Organizers of the Meeker Classic Sheepdog Trials are pleased to announce that Cat Urbigkit’s “Portraits Of Pastoralism” art exhibit will be on display Sept. 3-7, during the trials.

New portable shaved ice business to open

MEEKER | Making its debut during the upcoming Meeker Classic Sheepdog Trials, a new Meeker business will offer a portable shaved ice stand to cater to events around the area.

Sheepdog handler uses dogs to move wildlife out of Canadian town

Dog handler Chris Jobe gets some hiking exercise for herself and three of her dogs at home in Alberta, Canada. Jobe will be in Meeker for the Meeker Sheepdog Championship Trials, held Sept. 3-7.

MEEKER I Mist from dawn’s early rain lingers in Waterton, Alberta. This tiny town in the southwestern province of Canada awakes to whistles and “that’ll do” directed at six border collies on an early morning mission.

Money winners for Meeker Classic

MEEKER I Dennis Gellings and Scott Glen, who placed first and second respectively in a neck-to-neck battle at the Meeker Classic Sheepdog Championship Trials finals also ran first and second in money earned. Gellings took home $5,000 in purse for his win with Tess and $500 for the Streigel Best International Shed and $250 for […]

Voting begins for Sheepdog art

MEEKER | “All of them are like ‘wow;’ they are the highest quality overall we’ve ever had, ” said Mary Frances Coryell, art committee chair for the Meeker Classic Sheepdog Trials, of the 50 art contest entries by 38 artists from across North American now hanging at Wendll’s and waiting for public vote.

Discount tickets available now for Sheepdog Classic

MEEKER | The public can join the excitement of the Meeker Classic Sheepdog Trials, one of Northwest Colorado’s premier fall events, from Sept. 4-8 and save some money and a lot of hassle.

MCSCT builds next generation of volunteers

Jake Nieslanik

MEEKER I Volunteers are the lifeblood of any vibrant community and an essential part of what has made the Meeker Classic Sheepdog Trials a success. Over 26 years, countless volunteers have given their time, efforts and skills to create an event that allows Meeker to open its doors to the world.