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 used in a dog handling demonstration by Chris Jobe during the Meeker Classic Sheepdog Championship Trials. The event is Sept. […]
MEEKER I One year away from its 25th anniversary, the sheepdog trials will have a new director. But the title isn’t going far. It will stay in the family. Ellen Nieslanik, who has been the director of the Meeker Classic for the past six years, is transitioning out of the role. Taking over will be […]
MEEKER — Winners in the Meeker Classic Sheepdog Trials art contest have been listed.
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.
MEEKER — First National Bank of the Rockies (FNBR) is a sponsor of the annual Meeker Classic Sheepdog Championship Trials scheduled for Sept. 3-7, and it also sponsors a flag contest.
MEEKER — Whistles, shouts, gasps of delight and dismay announce the 22nd annual Meeker Classic Sheepdog Championship Trials in Meeker Sept. 3-7 where 124 top dog/handler teams from Canada, South Africa and the U.S. compete for the $20,000 purse and other prizes.