Thursday night of Sheepdog Classic shines spotlight on art and lamb

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. Share on Facebook

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. Share on Facebook

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. Share on Facebook

Meeker Classic 2014

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Texan Ron Enzeroth wins Meeker Classic

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. Share on Facebook

Pastoral artwork to be featured at Meeker Classic Sheepdog Trials

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. Share on Facebook

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. Share on Facebook

Sheepdog handler uses dogs to move wildlife out of Canadian town

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. Share on Facebook

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. Share on […]

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. Share on Facebook

MCSCT builds next generation of volunteers

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. Share on Facebook