The top 15 handlers of the 2011 Meeker Classic Sheepdog Championship Trials posed for a group picture with champion Amanda Milliken. Included in the photo, listed in order of placing and (dog) are Dennis Edwards (Craig), Dennis Gellings (Jan), Haley Howard (Ross), Keith Fassbender (Shep), Joni Swanke (Griz), Chuck Riley (Moss), Thad Buckler (Trax), Shauna Gourley (Keli), Dawn Boyce (Slim), Vergil Holland (Brooke), Amelia Smith (Mirk), Mike Hanley (Moss), Jean Geilings (Star) and Libby Nieder (Sidney).
MEEKER I The dawn was breaking, the sheep were grazing, the coffee was brewing and the aroma of dew on the grass and breakfast food filled the air as spectators took their seats. The committee […]
DUCKS WILL REPLACE SHEEP IN DOG TRAINING DEMONSTRATION Ellen Nieslanik’s dog, Pete, kept a close eye on a “herd” of ducks Aug. 12. The ducks arrived in the mail around the Fourth of July and will be […]