MEEKER I A rodeo was the reason cowboys gathered in Meeker to celebrate Independence Day in 1885 on the town’s square. Now, 131 years later, rodeos are still a big draw, including the Meeker Ranch Rodeo, where local cowboys compete in five events for bragging rights as well as the prestigious Range Call Ranch Rodeo […]
MEEKER I The Range Call celebration has once again come to a successful end. This year saw new events as well as the long-standing tradition of rodeo, and what a rodeo it was.
MEEKER I Don’t miss the Ranch Rodeo and Calcutta, which start at 11 a.m. Sunday at the Rio Blanco Fairgrounds.
MEEKER I Don’t miss the Ranch Rodeo and Calcutta, which start at 2 p.m. Monday, July 4, at the fairgrounds. Local ranches — some of which have been around as long as Range Call itself — compete in events taken from daily ranch life, like trailer loading.
MEEKER | This year the Range Call Celebration will once again include the Ranch Rodeo. The rodeo consists of events that mimic “ranch skills.”