Septemberfest 2012: Winners

Buzzard 5K Walk/Run: Top female runner: Merilee Slack Top male runner: Steve Green Chili Cook Off:

SEPTEMBERFEST: New additions added magic and sparks to annual event

An estimated 1,300 people attended the third annual Rock ‘n’ Bulls & Barrels and more than 70 cars were on display in Elks Park, which also featured more than 80 vendor booths. Septemberfest 2012, by all accounts, can be considered a success. Fun in the mud kicked off the celebration, which included a well-attended Ice Cream Social at the Rangely Outdoor Museum, fun in the park, a parade and the barbecue was served with a smile.

RANGELY­ I To attend Septemberfest’s craft fair and park events Monday afternoon was to get a sense of scope. Canopied vendor tables arched across the grassy sweep of Elks Park.

2012 SEPTEMBERFEST 5K RACE

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Joe Sears, last year’s Buzzard 5K Run/Walk champion, started out in the lead but last year’s runner-up won the 2012 race last Saturday. Steve Green took more than a minute off his time and won the race in 20:10. Merilee Slack was the first female to cross the finish line in 24:36.

Fun events raise funds for rodeo scholarship

The Bulls and Bogeys four-person scramble golf tournament will start at 9 a.m. Saturday at Cedar Ridges Golf Course.

RANGELY I An electric construction sign at the entrance to Rangely’s Columbine Park announces what those around for Septemberfest ought to know about this weekend: it’s almost time for bulls and barrels.

No kidding, there’s something here for everyone

Everyone in Rio Blanco County and the region are invited to witness the spectacular fireworks display over Kenney Reservoir this Sunday, starting at dusk.

RANGELY I It’s a bit cliché, perhaps, to claim that a certain attraction or event has “something for everyone.” But some clichés exist because there’s truth behind them, and if Septemberfest can continue to offer the diversity of events it has over the last few years, I say we let the event claim the saying. […]

WRBM takes charge of Septemberfest activities

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RANGELY I After years of playing a major role in Septemberfest activities, the Western Rio Blanco Metropolitan Recreation and Park District (WRBM) has become the event’s sole coordinator.

Columbine Park improvements slated for September finish

Kody Pierce rides at  the second annual Rangely Rock-N-Bulls. The event will take place again on Sept. 1 as part of Rangely’s Septemberfest celebration.

RANGELY I A new 30-stall horse barn, announcer’s booth and sound system at Columbine Park is part of a plan to improve the facility and offer more events for community and college users.

It’s time to make the ice cream

RANGELY I Do you make homemade ice cream and have a special recipe you would like to enter to win cash prizes?

Scream for ice cream…

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Phalon Osborn won $125 for making the best homemade ice cream at the 2011 Septemberfest contest.

8 seconds …

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It takes a lot of courage and confidence to ride a bull.

Artists invited to show their work

RANGELY | Artists of all ages: Get your art ready to show in the Art Show in Elks Park during Septemberfest, Sept. 5.

Letter: No Dutch ovens

I regret I’ll not be able to bring dutch oven desserts to accompany the Rangely Museum Society’s Ice Cream Social this Sunday afternoon, Sept. 4. Last year I was joined by Bill & Mike Zadra and we had a great time sharing our dutch oven creations.