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 The 2012 Range Call Celebration came to close with the annual Ranch Rodeo. Seven teams entered the “Four-Man” event where four team members work together to tie down a roping steer, brand a calf, pen a yearling, and milk a cow.
MEEKER I Once again, the Range Call Ranch Rodeo showcased the outstanding ranching skills of local ranchers. This year’s winning team included locals Lenny Klinglesmith, Travis Anderson, Lance Pakuer, and former Meeker resident Ryan Vroman.
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.”