Range Call 2012 Gallery

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Photos from events and activities at the 2012 Range Call Celebration.

127th Range Call ranch rodeo results released

It was a rodeo that started the Range Call Celebration and it was a rodeo that ended the 127th annual Range Call Celebration. The Ranch Rodeo was the final event Sunday at the Rio Blanco County Fairgrounds. The Brennan team left the arena with the prestigious belt buckles. Riding for the Brennan team were Ryan and Kelsey Vroman,  Kari Brennan, Kash Atwood and Neil Brennan.

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.

Scoggins dominates Run for Your Life 5K run


More than 265 people participated in the 2012 Run For Your Life 5K race last week.

Parade results released

MEEKER I 2012 Meeker Range Call Celebration parade results:

A salute to veteran Meeker pageant crew and cast

MEEKER I Welcome to Meeker and the 127th Range Call celebration. We hope that you will enjoy our 2012 and 74th annual presentation of “The Twilight of the Ute Empire.”

Cody Canada and the Departed

MEEKER I Cody Canada was 16 years old when he made his way from Yukon to Stillwater, Okla. He had been searching for some inspiration; a place to call home musically.

Ute Park venue new to Range Call

For the first time, the Range Call concert will held in Ute Park. The stage will face the natural rock amphitheater and the crowd will look over the town of Meeker and up the White River Valley.

MEEKER I Located immediately west of Meeker, Ute Park is the July 7 concert site. Gates will open at 5 p.m., with Cody Canada and the Departed taking the stage at 7 p.m. Vendor booths will be open at 5 p.m., providing food, wares and entertainment. Hot air balloon rides, a zip line, mechanical bull […]

Concert dedicated to former emcee

MEEKER I Jon Donofrio (aka Rocko) became emcee for Range Call in 2002 while he was an on-air personality at KEKB out of Grand Junction.

Range Call revitalized in 2012

MEEKER I Some people were skeptical that the 127th annual Range Call Celebration wouldn’t happen, myself included. Our first concern was if Meeker even wanted this celebration to continue.

Range Call ~ Oldest in state

Colorado’s oldest annual rodeo distinction will continue as cowboys with the Colorado Professional Rodeo Association will perform Friday, July 6 at 7 p.m., then again Saturday, July 7 at 3 p.m.

MEEKER I Since 1938, the small town of Meeker Colorado has celebrated our western heritage with its annual Range Call festival. In honor of keeping tradition alive, the Range Call Rodeo is a big part of the fun.

Milk Creek Battle site tours…

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Tours of the Milk Creek Battle site on Rio Blanco County Road 15 (also known as the Thornburg or Yellow Jacket Road) will begin Saturday, July 7, at 10 a.m.

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.