Range Call brings four days of fun events to Meeker

The annual Fourth of July parade down Main Street in Meeker draws a big crowd of all ages to celebrate. This year’s theme is “Cowboy Pride.” The parade will begin Monday, July 4 at 10 a.m.

MEEKER I For 131 years, the Fourth of July has been a big deal in Meeker and Rio Blanco County. This year is no exception as the 131st annual Meeker Range Call gets underway on Friday and continues with all kinds of activities—inside and out—through the culmination with fireworks at dusk on Monday, the Fourth.

Sign up now for Meeker’s Fourth of July parade

MEEKER I The Meeker Chamber of Commerce is signing up entries for the annual 2016 Meeker Fourth of July Parade, which will begin at 10 a.m. on the Fourth.

Range Call Celebration Special Section coming June 30

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Range Call celebration rapidly approaching

MEEKER I The calendar is set for this year’s Range Call Celebration and it will be a fun-filled four days featuring Blackhawk and Ned LeDoux in concert.

Sign up now for Fourth of July Parade

MEEKER I The Meeker Chamber of Commerce is signing up entries for the annual 2016 Meeker Fourth of July Parade, which will begin at 10 a.m. on the Fourth.

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.

Correction

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.

RANGE CALL TRUCK PULL RESULTS

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.

Rodeo…

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.