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

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

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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.

Washington artist is two-time winner of art contest

Mary Francis Coryell and MCSCT director Maym Cunningham are pictured with the winning piece titled “Taking Control” by Debbie Hughbanks of Loon Lake, Wash., who was unable to attend. Visit www.meekersheepdog.com/artwork.htm for more information.

MEEKER I Debbie Hughbanks of Loon Lake, Wash., won the Meeker Classic Sheepdog Championship Trials art contest for a second time. Hughbanks was unable to attend the art reception but MCSCT art contest director Mary Francis and MCSCT director Maym Cunningham displayed her piece “Taking Control” in her absence.

Correction

MEEKER I Dennis Gellings from British Columbia won the 2008 Meeker Classic Sheepdog Championship Trials, not Dennis Edwards, who was incorrectly given credit in the Sept. 13, 2012, issue of the Rio Blanco Herald Times.

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