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

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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.

This is country music: Jason Boland

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MEEKER I In a recent commercial-country star’s genre-defining song, the act of singing about Jesus, tractors and little towns is portrayed as an unfashionable act that runs counter to the current of societal norms.

Range Call in January?

The new 4-H building at the fairgrounds will be the site of New Year's Eve revelry on behalf of Range Call 2012.

MEEKER I Ask any local and they’ll tell you one of Meeker’s best annual events is the 4th of July Range Call Celebration.