Freestyle motocross

Four members of the Mobile FMX Freestyle Motorcycle show, all Colorado hometown boys, will be in Meeker July 4, 2012 for a heart-stopping show at the Rio Blanco County fairgrounds starting at 4 p.m. Riders will be available after the show to sign autographs and meet local fans.

MEEKER I Bringing X-Game type freestyle motocross action to local Colorado venues and events, Mobile FMX will be stopping in Meeker on their Colorado-Utah-Nevada tour for the 2012 Range Call Fourth of July celebrations.

Letter to the Editor: Mill levy conundrum

Dear Editor: From one concerned (and truthfully overwhelmed) taxpayer, business owner and special district board member; I attended a recreation district board meeting along with several other business owners from our small town.

ERBM responds to questions

MEEKER I After business owners upset with the Meeker Recreation District’s perceived lack of support for the Range Call Celebration descended on the district’s board meeting last week, ERBM executive director Michael Weinbrecht, responded to questions presented by the business owners.



Becky Dunham, owner of Meeker General Mercantile, urges board members of the ERBM Recreation and Park District to reconsider the Range Call committee’s request for donated funding to support this year’s Range Call Celebration.

Happy new year …

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More than 160 people attended the first annual Range Call New Year’s Eve dance sponsored by the Range Call Committee, the Meeker Lodging Tax Board and local businesses benefiting the Range Call Celebration.

Range Call in January?

The new 4-H building at the fairgrounds will be the site of New Year's Eve revelry on behalf of Range Call 2012.

MEEKER I Ask any local and they’ll tell you one of Meeker’s best annual events is the 4th of July Range Call Celebration.

Meeker Range Call: Rejuvenating a tradition

MEEKER I Following the 2011 event, the Range Call committee feared that our 126-year-old celebration would be diluted to merely a parade.

Range Call Royalty…

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The 2012 Range Call Royalty are busy throughout the year making appearances representing the annual July 4th celebration and Rio Blanco County.

Town to pay for electrical work

MEEKER I After some discussion, Meeker’s board of trustees agreed to set aside funds in the proposed 2012 budget to pay for electrical improvements at Ute Park.

What do you want Range Call to be?

MEEKER I It has been said that all good things must come to an end, but Range Call committee president Suzan Pelloni is convinced that it’s not time for Meeker’s traditional Fourth of July celebration to go the way of that old saying.

Range Call Royalty …

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Range Call Royalty tryouts were held Saturday, Aug. 20, 2011, in Meeker. Maclaine Shults and Kaitlyn Dinwiddie from Meeker as well as Katye Allred from Rangely participated in tryouts.

What’s in a name? Dispelling the controversy about the Meeker Pageant

MEEKER I An unfortunate controversy has arisen concerning the title of the annual historical pageant in which allegations have been made based on inaccurate information.