RBC walk/runs during July 4th weekend benefit new MHS track and New Eden


Meeker Educational Foundation adds to Range Call activities MEEKER I The annual Range Call Celebration is just around the corner and the Meeker Education Foundation is adding to the activities with a Save Our Track Walk-A-Thon.

Range Call Pageant begins rehearsals; all welcome

MEEKER 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.

Time to prepare for RC parade

MEEKER I The Meeker Range Call Parade is coming over the Fourth of July weekend, so those who would like to take part should contact the Meeker Chamber of Commerce.

Range Call pageant has new director(s)

MEEKER I Most grateful that the news came later instead of never, Meeker Range Call director Kim Ekstrom announced Friday that a new director had surfaced for the annual Range Call Pageant, which brings to life the story of the Meeker Massacre at the Rio Blanco County Fairgrounds during the Fourth of July weekend.

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.