MEEKER I In 1879, the White River Utes rebelled against tyrannical Indian agent Nathan Meeker in the last major Native American uprising at the Ute Agency in Powell Park, and the concurrent Battle of Milk Creek with U.S. Army troops.
MEEKER I More than 200 Rio Blanco County Pioneers Association members, including many former Meeker residents from across the nation, traveled to Meeker on Saturday for the 101st “Centennial Plus 1” Old Timers’ reunion dinner and dance held at the Fairfield Community Center.
MEEKER I The Rio Blanco County Historical Society and Meeker Arts and Cultural Committee are partnering again at this year’s annual Old Timers’ Dinner and Dance to capture stories from area pioneers and their descendants.
MEEKER I “This is what I heard…” and the story begins, passed from generation to generation. “Stories of the White River Valley” is the theme for the 101st annual dinner/dance of the Rio Blanco County Pioneer Association (Old Timers) on June 8.
RBC I The Rio Blanco County Pioneers Association is gearing up for its 101st annual Old Timer’s Reunion Dinner and Dance on June 8.
The Blue River Band of Kremmling provided the dance music at “Old Timers” centennial celebration Saturday last. Former Colorado State Representative and Rio Blanco County “Old Timer” Nick Theos, visits with Colorado State Senator Jean White, who attended the dinner with her husband Al White, Colorado director of tourism, to personally present a special proclamation […]
MEEKER I Last week’s article about the significance of the Old Timers Celebration led to a woman who has attended the event since she was in her early twenties. She was allowed to go with her spouse, a 30-year resident. She has rarely missed the event since then and she will attend this year, at […]