Jim Michels, left, holds a butterfly in one hand and his daughter, Avery, in the other Friday afternoon on the Rio Blanco County Courthouse lawn as part of the Meeker Arts and Cultural Council’s Meekerpalooza, held Friday and Saturday. As a fundraiser, 100 butterflies were released in honor of Avery as the 2-year-old Meeker girl has had to face several brain surgeries due to severe seizures.
Mother Nature was uncooperative for the sixth annual Meekerpalooza festival Saturday, but despite lots of rain and unseasonably cold temperatures, residents and visitors celebrated the first day of summer Meekerpalooza-style—with smiles all around. The first […]
Meeker Arts and Culture Council (MACC) wants to thank White River Electric Association (WREA), Tri-State G&T and Touchstone Energy for this year’s Meekerpalooza sponsorship. Pictured: WREA board president Dick Welle; Vanessa and Alex Trout, MACC; […]
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