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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
MEEKER I This year’s Range Call Parade Grand Marshal is Rayola Rust. Rust lost her courageous battle with cancer on July 5, 2014.
MEEKER I “The Pageant” in Meeker during the Fourth of July weekend kicked off in 1938. There are participants who have participated for 50 years and now second and third generations are taking over the […]
MEEKER I One of Meeker’s claims to fame was the dramatic attempted robbery of the Bank of Meeker on Oct. 13, 1896.