Letter to the Editor: Specific Range Call parade photo sought

Dear Editor: I rode my hopped-up 2000 black and chrome Harley Davidson motorcycle in Meeker’s Range Call Parade on the Fourth of July.

Visitors find Range Call a great time

The Meeker Massacre Pageant can-can girls’ float in the annual Fourth of July Range Call Parade earned the Most Creative Award from the float judges. The Range Call Parade had people lined up seven deep in some places as several hundred viewers took in the wide variety of entries. Other award winners: Best of Show to Sable Mountain Outfitters; People’s Choice to Veterans of Meeker VFW Post No. 5843 and Rangely VFW Post No. 5261; and Judges’ Choice to Meeker Drug for sponsoring the post-parade fly-over by Vern Randall and Dick Jones in the WWII SNJ, which is a Navy version of the famous AT-6 Texan of World War II.

MEEKER I The annual Meeker Range Call celebration is one that takes tremendous planning, preparation and of course, performances from the variety of talents from town and outside.

Refreshments on the lawn…


Offering popcorn, juice and other refreshments

William Scoggins defends 5K title

MEEKER I Rangely’s William Scoggins defended the Run For Your Life 5K title he won in 2012 by winning the race again this year, confidently taking time off, crossing the line in 16:57, which was 17 seconds faster than his time last year. Scoggins’ younger brother Patrick stayed home and won the Color Run, sponsored […]

Disciples win 3 on 3 tourney

MEEKER I The annual Main Street Madness 3-on-3 basketball tournament featured nine teams and produced champions in three divisions.

Pakuer, Vroom, Turner and Klinglesmith win 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.

2013 Range Call Run for Your Life Results (part 1)

5K Run Female

Musical entertainment…

Gloriana headlined the music at Range Call over the weekend with a concert Saturday night. The group followed opening act Last Men On Earth at the fairgrounds in Meeker.

Historical Society enjoys successful Range Call

RBC I The Rio Blanco County Historical Society had a very busy Range Call celebration, helping wrap up the 128th edition of the Fourth of July in Meeker.

Keeping traditions alive…

The story starts out with Ute children at play and ends up with the White River Agency burning. The Meeker Massacre Pageant “Twilight of the Ute Empire,” a major part of the Range Call weekend in Meeker, is all about what happened in between. Indian agent Nathan C. Meeker started

Demolition derby and demonstration…

A member of the Rangely Rock Climbers demonstrates the agility of his vehicle on piles of big rocks stacked in front of the Meeker Fairgrounds stands on Thursday evening, prior to the demolition derby.

Parade winners named

MEEKER I The Meeker Chamber of Commerce has named winners for Thursday’s Fourth of July Parade: Best of Show: This winner best depicts this year’s theme “Keeping Traditions Alive.” Winner was Sable Mountain Outfitters.