MEEKER I From the snow on the mountaintops to the dirt in the arena, Don and Rosemary Hilkey help make events special in Meeker. This year, the ever-active couple will be celebrated as the grand marshals for the 2014 Range Call Parade, which will be held on Friday in downtown Meeker.
MEEKER I One of Meeker’s claims to fame was the dramatic attempted robbery of the Bank of Meeker on Oct. 13, 1896.
MEEKER I A full slate of activities and events, some new and some returning, will take place in downtown Meeker as part of the annual Range Call Celebration.
MEEKER I The Veterans of Foreign Wars organization traces its roots back to 1899, when veterans of the Spanish-American War (1898) and the Philippine Insurrection (1899-1902) founded local organizations to secure rights and benefits for their service: Many arrived home wounded or sick. There was no medical care or veterans’ pension for them, and they […]
MEEKER I For the past 35 years in the early morning hours of the Fourth of July, Meeker locals and visitors have gathered downtown to take part in a different kind of Independence Day parade: the Run for Your Life 5K walk/run. Last year the race featured 120 runners and more than 130 walkers.
MEEKER I The Meeker Range Call Parade is coming July 4, so those who would like to take part in the 10 a.m. event should contact the Meeker Chamber of Commerce as soon as possible.
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 that continues to survive and do well in spite of booms and busts, droughts and floods, times of plenty and times of want.
RBC I Now that the Meeker Range Call will have the Range Call Pageant with a lineup of directors and helpers, a rehearsal schedule has been set up.
MEEKER I The Meeker Range Call Parade is coming during the Fourth of July weekend, so those who would like to take part should contact the Meeker Chamber of Commerce.