2013 Range Call Run for Your Life Results (part 1)

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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.

Historical Society enjoys successful Range Call

RBC I The Rio Blanco County Historical Society had a very busy Range Call celebration, helping wrap up the 128th edition of the Fourth of July in Meeker.

Keeping traditions alive…

The story starts out with Ute children at play and ends up with the White River Agency burning. The Meeker Massacre Pageant “Twilight of the Ute Empire,” a major part of the Range Call weekend in Meeker, is all about what happened in between. Indian agent Nathan C. Meeker started out on a friendly path […]

Demolition derby and demonstration…

A member of the Rangely Rock Climbers demonstrates the agility of his vehicle on piles of big rocks stacked in front of the Meeker Fairgrounds stands on Thursday evening, prior to the demolition derby.

Parade winners named

MEEKER I The Meeker Chamber of Commerce has named winners for Thursday’s Fourth of July Parade: Best of Show: This winner best depicts this year’s theme “Keeping Traditions Alive.” Winner was Sable Mountain Outfitters.

Grand marshals…

Ethel Starbuck, 95, and Joe Sullivan, 93, took a brief stroll around the Rio Blanco County Courthouse lawn following Thursday’s annual Fourth of July Parade, which featured the two as grand marshals. Throughout today’s Herald Times are photos and stories on Range Call events.

Fireworks…

A variety of colors and shapes explode simultaneously as part of the Fourth of July fireworks display set off from Cemetery Hill above Meeker.

Range Call ~ Oldest continuous rodeo in state

MEEKER I Since 1938, the small town of Meeker, Colo., has celebrated our western heritage with its annual Range Call festival. In honor of keeping tradition alive, the Range Call Rodeo is a big part of the fun.

Kids’ events add to the fun at Ranch Rodeo

MEEKER I Don’t miss the Ranch Rodeo and Calcutta, which start at 11 a.m. Sunday at the Rio Blanco Fairgrounds.

Meeker Range Call fireworks display still happening Thursday

MEEKER I People might think they have to head to the big city for a decent fireworks display, but Meeker residents and Range Call attendees know better. Thanks to a dedicated team of volunteers and community support, Meeker’s annual Fourth of July fireworks display gets better every year.

Jumping for Jesus

MEEKER I More than 65 years old, Gene Sullivan is the oldest and longest touring motorcycle jumper in the world today. His first professional program took place in August 1970 in Colorado.