Dedicated…

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The 2012 RBC Fair book was dedicated to Rangely native Bill Hume, right, who was acknowledged by fair board president Ed Coryell for his contributions and dedication over the years to the RBC 4-H programs.

RBC Fair 2012

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The Rio Blanco County Fairgrounds in Meeker was the place to be last week for the 2012 Rio Blanco County Fair.

A good fair…

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It was the first year for Kelton Turner to show swine and he told his mom, Dr. Kellie Turner, “I’ve had a good fair this year,” after winning the junior showmanship and having the grand champion swine.

People’s choice…

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Lukas Coryell won the boys’ division of the Rio Blanco County Sheep Lead and also won the People’s Choice award.

Grateful winners…

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Rangely’s Kent and Brenda Ahrens (center and right) attended the Rio Blanco County Fair and left with a blue ribbon and a special statue.

Grand Champion …

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The Rio Blanco County Horse Show was held last weekend at the RBC fairgrounds in Meeker and “Zandy,” pictured with 11-year-old Lila Klinglesmith was the grand champion gelding.

RBC Horse Show …

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The annual Horse Show and All-Around competition featured kids of all ages and 4-H experience including Meeker’s Charlie Rogers, who will be in kindergarten this year, pictured with her mom Jamie and great-granddad Joe Collins, to Rangely’s Shelby Neiberger, who will be a senior this year, pictured with her horse

RBC Shooting Sports results

Ty Dunham won the Intermediate Shotgun 4-H Shooting Sports competition last Saturday at the Meeker Sportsman’s Club.

Intermediate Shotgun 1st Dunham, Ty 2nd Bland, Bradi 3rd Newman. Elijah 4th Anderson, Clay 5th Bland, Kyler 6th Blanke, Tell 7th Goedert, Uri Senior Shotgun 1st Newman, Joe 2nd Kuhr, Mariah Junior .22 1st Kracht, Andy 2nd Sheridan, Daxter 3rd Garner, Del 4th Garner, AJ 5th Mohr, Cori 6th O’Neal,

All around …

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Meeker’s Kelsey Tate was the winner of the all-around horse competition at the 2011 Rio Blanco County Fair and earned a saddle for her efforts. The annual RBC Fair horse show will be held this Friday and Saturday

Doing their best

Bonnie and Ed will be at the horse show and all around competition starting at 8:30 a.m. this Saturday.

MEEKER I County fair is all about the kids, and Ed and Bonnie Coryell have worked more than 30 years to keep the traditions, clubs and events alive.

An RBC tribute to Bill Hume

Ed Coryell of the Rio Blanco County Fair Board dedicating the 2012 RBC Fair Book to Rangely’s Bill Hume.

RANGELY I As the owner of Nichols Store, this year’s county fair board honoree, Bill Hume, has been helping 4-H and FFA Youth successfully complete livestock projects for more than 38 years. Bill, the son of Bea Hume and the late Raymond “Junior” Hume grew up in the business of

Rio Blanco County Fair: what will you bring?

Spring has sprung and summer is on its way in Rio Blanco County! Local 4-H members are diligently working on various projects from scrap booking to steer projects, eagerly awaiting the first week of August for the County Fair.