Past Range Call Parade Grand Marshals

MEEKER I Below is a list of the previous Meeker Range Call Celebration parade grand marshals.

Marshals David and Sue Ann Smith

Sue Ann and David Smith

MEEKER I Introducing 2012 Range Call parade marshals David and Sue Ann Smith of Meeker.

Parade marshals Bud and June Striegel

June and Bud Striegel.

MEEKER I Business owners and philanthropists Bud and June Striegel are fixtures in the Rangely community.

The Voice contestant Gwen Sebastian returns to Meeker

Country western singer Gwen Sebastian was on stage in Meeker and appeared on NBC’s The Voice last year. She returns to the Range Call stage for a concert at the Fairgrounds July 4, starting at 7 p.m.

MEEKER I Many voices contributed to Gwen Sebastian’s sudden and long-sought career growth, but which played the biggest part? Certainly her run on NBC’s hit singing competition The Voice was a huge boost.

127th annual Range Call Celebration

phrc elk creek float

MEEKER I Endurance, perseverance and stubborn tenacity were characteristic of Meeker’s pioneer settlers. Today’s residents share those same traits, living in a community which continues to survive, thrive and succeed in spite of booms and busts, droughts and floods, times of plenty and times of want.

Range Call launches new site

MEEKER I The Range Call committee is proud to announce that our new website has launched and tickets for the 2012 event are now on sale. Not only can you by tickets online, you will be able to enter the parade, become a vendor or event sponsor, all while visiting the meekerrangecall website.

Letter: Range Call needs input

Next year we will celebrate the 127th Annual Range Call Celebration … hopefully. The Range Call committee met this past week to review the 2011 event and to start planning for 2012. Due to a significant financial loss coming out of the 2011 event, the Range Call committee has to make some tough decisions.

The annual pageant will go on

MEEKER I The Meeker Pageant will continue for another year. After a public plea, the pageant has a new volunteer director, and this director comes with a respected drama resume.

Meeker Massacre pageant in jeopardy

MEEKER I The Meeker Pageant (a.k.a. the Meeker Massacre) has been part of the Fourth of July Range Call celebration for decades, providing an opportunity for residents to participate in a dramatized reenactment of the region’s history.