Range Call parade results

MEEKER | The Meeker Chamber of Commerce announced the winners in the annual Meeker Range Call Parade, held July 4 in downtown Meeker: Winner of the Best of Show was the Bank of the San Juans float; Most Creative float winner was the Rio Blanco Masons; Judges’ Choice winner was Meeker Volunteer Fire Department; People’s […]

Truck pull…

The diesel exhaust was pouring out of this truck at the tractor and trailer pull Thursday night during Range Call at the Rio Blanco County Fairgrounds. Driver of the diesel was Rod Smith of Grand Junction.


MEEKER I A truck pictured in last week’s Herald Times in the Range Call Truck and Tractor Pull was misidentified. The truck belongs to Brandon Simmons of Meeker. We regret the error.

Ranch Rodeo winners…

Thirteen teams performed in the 130th annual Range Call Celebration ranch rodeo—the oldest continuous rodeo in the state of Colorado. The teams competed in five events: Wild Cow Milking, Team Doctoring, Penning, Branding and the Rawhide Race. When all the dust settled, Buddy Pakuer, Coley Turner, Aaron Webster and Lenny Klinglesmith won the prestigious belt buckles.


Truck Pull Results

Tops in Range Call 5K walk

RBC I Below are the top 40 overall finishers in The Saturday Morning 5K Range Call Walk. Information includes, from left to right: position, runner’s name, runner’s age and runner’s sex.


Meeker High School alumnae Deena Norell won the breakaway roping in the Colorado Professional Rodeo held Friday during the 130th annual Range Call celebration, which celebrates the oldest continuous rodeo in the state of Colorado.


RBC I Below are the top five finishers in the Range Call 5K Run broken down by age division and gender. Results include, from left, overall finish within division, runner’s name, runner’s age, and runner’s gender. 6 and Under

Scoggins wins Range Call 5K for 4th time

William Scoggins

MEEKER I For a fourth year in a row, Rangely’s William Scoggins has won the annual Run For Your Life 5K held in Meeker during the 130th annual Range Call Celebration.

19 teams join Range Call 3-on-3 basketball play; six teams win

MEEKER I Nineteen teams endured the heat on Saturday to play in the annual Main Street Madness 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament, in which six teams won championships in three different age divisions.

Range Call 2015

Fireworks display requires a major commitment

Certified pyro-technicians Zack Allen, left, and Rich Merriam, right, load three-, four- and five-inch tubes with fireworks shells on the main show trailer and wire them together in preparation for the Fourth of July show.

MEEKER I The night before this year’s annual fireworks show, the Herald Times was on-scene at the Meeker Firehouse to observe certified pyro-technicians Zack Allen and Rich Merriam as they tediously wired the electronically-fired 396-shell spectacle, which was about 100 more shells than last year.