Milk Creek Battle Site Tour on Friday a reminder of history

MEEKER I While the Meeker Pageant—the annual dramatic re-enactment of the events leading up to and surrounding the Meeker Massacre—garners plenty of attention every year during Range Call, history buffs should take time out to tour another nearby battle site.

Historical Society sponsored events

RBC I The Rio Blanco County Historical Society is sponsoring the following events during the 130th annual Range Call Celebration:

Kids’ Events fun for all at Ranch Rodeo

MEEKER I The kids’ events during the Ranch Rodeo are as much fun for the spectators as they are for the children who participate.

Art auction on Friday

MEEKER I Artists taking part in Plein Air Meeker 2015 have been visible along Rio Blanco County roads and forests within 50 miles of Meeker since June 18 as the painters have focused on outdoor art.

Hypnotist comes to Range Call

Chris Mabrey, Hypnotist

A new and unique act to be showcased during Range Call is renowned hypnotist Chris Mabrey. By coincidence, Mabrey lives in Grand Junction, and he will be performing three shows in two days—on Friday and Saturday. Mabrey’s showtimes are: Friday at 2 p.m. at Ute Park, where his appearance is free; Saturday at noon, also […]

Concerts, rodeos, games, food and dances celebrate Fourth, Range Call

The grandstands at the Rio Blanco County Fairgrounds were packed for a number of events last year during Range Call. A number of events are scheduled at the fairgrounds again, highlighted by “The Pageant,” which is the re-enactment of the Meeker Massacre, along with rodeos and other events.

MEEKER I Endurance, perseverance and stubborn tenacity were characteristic of Meeker’s early pioneers. Not unlike those early settlers, today’s residents share many of those same traits.

Entries due for July 4 parade

MEEKER I The Meeker Chamber of Commerce is now accepting entries for the Range Call Parade, to be held at 10 a.m. on July 4 in downtown Meeker. The parade will have the theme of “The Race is On.”

Plein Air Art, part of Range Call, begins today, outdoors in county

MEEKER I Artists taking part in Plein Air Meeker 2015 will be visible along Rio Blanco County roads and in out-of-the way forests and campgrounds within 50 miles of Meeker as of today as the painters have focused on outdoor art available thanks to Mother Nature.

’15 Range Call parade entries are available

MEEKER I The Meeker Chamber of Commerce is now accepting entries for the Range Call Parade, to be held at 10 a.m. on July 4 in downtown Meeker.

Letter to the Editor: Explanation of Range Call move to Ute Park

Dear Editor: I would just like to take a second to clarify some of the confusion surrounding the Meeker Range Call celebration and the move to Ute Park for some of the attractions.

Meekerpalooza and Range Call plan to move most events to Ute Park

MEEKER I Meekerpalooza Arts and Music Festival, to be held on Saturday, June 6, and Range Call, held annually during the Fourth of July in Meeker, will take on a new look this year as both events, which have had a heavy presence in downtown Meeker, will be making a major move to Ute Park, […]

Range Call Royalty…

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Recently, four young ladies competed in a contest to crown the 2015 Range Call Royalty.