Editor’s note: A cornerstone of each year’s Range Call celebration is the re-enactment of the Meeker Massacre. The pageant was first presented in 1938 and has undergone considerable changes over the years as can be seen from this story, published in the July 4, 1968 edition of the Meeker Herald:
MEEKER I Endurance, perseverance and stubborn tenacity were characteristic of Meeker’s pioneer settlers. Today’s residents share those same traits, living in a community that continues to survive, thrive and succeed in spite of booms and busts, droughts and floods, times of plenty and times of want.
MEEKER I White River Museum at 565 Park St. is open every day. Colorado’s only curio museum. See fascinating exhibits such as Teddy Roosevelt’s chair, Native American exhibits, pioneer art and artifacts and much more!
MEEKER I From the band’s earliest days, the members of Gloriana have always known that good things take time. The country trio first came together in 2008, when brothers Tom and Mike Gossin moved into Rachel Reinert’s Nashville apartment. Together they spent months in cramped quarters, surviving on Ramen noodles while trying to shape their […]
RBC I The Meeker Chamber of Commerce is excited to bring residents and Meeker visitors the Fourth of July Parade and downtown activities. This year’s parade, themed “Keeping Traditions Alive,” is being sponsored and organized by the Meeker Chamber of Commerce. It is recommended that folks find or bring a comfortable seat to Main Street […]
MEEKER I Since 1979, locals and visitors alike have gathered in the early morning hours on July 4 for another kind of parade – the Run for Your Life 5K walk/run.
The Range Call Celebration started because of a rodeo and is the oldest annual rodeo in the State of Colorado, performing for 128 years, with two professional rodeos in 2013.
MEEKER | The Meeker Chamber of Commerce is organizing the 128th Annual Meeker Range Call Fourth of July Parade, and now is the time to sign up to join in the event.