RBC I This year, the Meeker Fourth of July parade will be led by members of our local American Legion Post No. 74, VFW Post No. 5843 and Ladies Auxiliary No. 5843, and all three groups are inviting any veterans from all services to march or ride with them during the parade.
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 roles of their predecessors.
MEEKER I One of Meeker’s claims to fame was the dramatic attempted robbery of the Bank of Meeker on Oct. 13, 1896.
MEEKER I Shoot some hoops at the Main Street Madness 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament Saturday. Pre-register by July 2 to receive an event T-shirt and the early bird discount registration fee of $30 per team.
MEEKER I While the Meeker Pageant—the annual dramatic re-enactment of the events leading up to and surrounding the Meeker Massacre—garners plenty of attention every year during Range Call, history buffs should take time out to tour another nearby battle site.
RBC I The Rio Blanco County Historical Society is sponsoring the following events during the 130th annual Range Call Celebration:
MEEKER I The kids’ events during the Ranch Rodeo are as much fun for the spectators as they are for the children who participate.
MEEKER I Artists taking part in Plein Air Meeker 2015 have been visible along Rio Blanco County roads and forests within 50 miles of Meeker since June 18 as the painters have focused on outdoor art.
A new and unique act to be showcased during Range Call is renowned hypnotist Chris Mabrey. By coincidence, Mabrey lives in Grand Junction, and he will be performing three shows in two days—on Friday and Saturday. Mabrey’s showtimes are: Friday at 2 p.m. at Ute Park, where his appearance is free; Saturday at noon, also […]
MEEKER I Endurance, perseverance and stubborn tenacity were characteristic of Meeker’s early pioneers. Not unlike those early settlers, today’s residents share many of those same traits.