MEEKER I The American Legion was chartered and incorporated by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic veterans organization devoted to mutual helpfulness. It is the nation’s largest wartime veterans’ service organization, committed to mentoring youth and sponsorship of wholesome programs in our communities, advocating patriotism and honor, promoting strong national security and continued devotion to […]
RBC I “These girls are amazing,” Meeker’s Rick Dodds said. Dodds, along with Rangely’s Andy Shaffer and Kelly Brown, coach the Rio Blanco American Legion 14-and-under girls’ fast-pitch softball team, made up of four girls from Meeker, four from Rangely, one from Rifle, one from Parachute and one from New Castle. The Rio Blanco team […]
RANGELY I “A lot of surrounding towns don’t have baseball in the summer, so myself, Gary (Denny) and Wes (Torsell) want everyone who wants to, to be able to play ball,” said Paul Fortunato, who just finished coaching his seventh season of Rio Blanco American Legion baseball.