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.

Ranch Rodeo a perennial local favorite

The Range Call Ranch Rodeo pits teams of local ranchers against each other in various competitions that replicate day-to-day activities for area working ranches.

MEEKER I Following the annual Range Call Parade on Saturday the annual Ranch Rodeo will begin with a calcutta at 1:30 p.m. at the Rio Blanco County Fairgrounds.

Memorial shoot honors life of former CPW wildlife manager

MEEKER I Colorado Parks and Wildlife District Wildlife Manager Jon Wangnild of Meeker died in a horseback riding accident in June 2013, and the Meeker Sportsman’s Club will hold its second annual non-competitive Jon Wangnild Memorial Shoot Sunday, July 5 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Meeker Sportsman’s Club property south of Meeker […]

Downtown Meeker…

The new gazebo, located at the intersection of Fifth and Main streets in Meeker, is seen here near completion. The 1,500-square-foot facility is expected to be completed and the fence removed around the gazebo by start of Range Call activites, Commissioner Shawn Bolton said on Friday. There will be electrical hookups nearby to start and that may be replaced later with electrical boxes on each of the four corners.

Sawyer Brown in concert at Range Call Celebration

A Wyoming native, Chancey Williams, and his “Younger Brothers Band,” have relentlessly toured the Western United States, developing a rabid fan base not seen from the Cowboy State since Chris LeDoux. In fact, Chancey Williams and LeDoux are the only two people to ride in the Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo (one of the most famous in the world, touted as “Daddy of ‘Em All”) and play its main stage as a major entertainer. The band has shared the stage with dozens of artists, including Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Eric Church, Craig Morgan, Rodney Atkins, Brantley Gilbert and Thompson Square.

New race course this year at Run for Your Life 5K

MEEKER I This year Run for Your Life race participants will have a new course route to mix up the 36-year-old July 4 event in Meeker.

2015 Range Call Royalty

Range Call Royalty for 2015 are, from left to right, second attendant Melayni Grace Wangnild, 10; Range Call Princess Emily Amick, 11; Range Call Queen Phalon Osborn, 14; and first attendant Jazzmyn Wakefield, also 13. They represent Range Call throughout the year at various rodeos, fairs and local events.

MEEKER I Range Call royalty reigns over the Range Call events each year and they also make appearances at other rodeos, fairs and several events locally. Unlike in most past years, when there has been a queen and two princesses, the 2015 Range Call Royal Court is made up of the queen, a princess and […]

Parade Marshal Rayola Rust: One of Range Call’s greatest fans ­

Rayola Rust lost her battle with cancer on July 5, 2014. This year she is posthumously honored as the 2015 Range Call Parade Grand Marshal.

MEEKER I This year’s Range Call Parade Grand Marshal is Rayola Rust. Rust lost her courageous battle with cancer on July 5, 2014.