JEFF BURKHEAD Ellen Nieslanik’s dog Nell will have plenty of company next week as handlers and their dogs start showing up for the Meeker Classic.

Sheepdog trials begin Wednesday

September 2, 2010 Jeff Burkhead 0

While the 24th annual Meeker Classic Sheepdog Championship Trials is less than a week away, the event will be the first for Mary Cunningham. At least her first as the new director.


Getting all their ducks in a row!

August 21, 2010 Jeff Burkhead 0

DUCKS WILL REPLACE SHEEP IN DOG TRAINING DEMONSTRATION Ellen Nieslanik’s dog, Pete, kept a close eye on a “herd” of ducks Aug. 12. The ducks arrived in the mail around the Fourth of July and will be […]


Slide Show: Sheepdog Demo

July 21, 2009 Jeff Burkhead 0

Ellen Nieslanik, director of the Meeker Sheepdog Championship Trails, gave a demonstration July 8 at the Meeker Golf Course for Club 20 members, who were in town for two days of meetings.

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Seen & Herd

September 11, 2008 Jeff Burkhead 0

Handlers, dogs and spectators enjoy great weather and better competition MEEKER — This was Bill Orr’s first time to compete at the Meeker Classic Sheepdog Championship Trials, and he didn’t fare too well.

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