NEWS BRIEFS: June 24, 2021

Piceance Mustangs barbecue June 26

MEEKER | Piceance Mustangs will be hosting its annual barbecue on June 26 at the Yellow Creek Corrals in the Piceance Basin. Start time will be 10 a.m. Piceance Mustangs will provide hamburgers, hot dogs and beverages. Please bring a side dish to share. We will be providing range tours in the afternoon for wild horse viewing. Open to anyone interested in the wild horses. For additional information or questions please contact us at

Fourth of July parade entries due June 30

MEEKER | Enter the July 4 parade! Anyone can enter the parade – whether you are an individual, an organization, a business, or a vehicle with a message! Just fill out the form and send it to the Chamber of Commerce by June 30. It’s free! Call the Chamber for an entry form (970) 878-5510 or visit:

The theme of the 2021 parade is “Honky Tonk Round-up.” The annual parade is hosted by the Meeker Chamber of Commerce and is held downtown Meeker on July 4 on Main Street starting at 10 a.m.

Class of 1961 reunion July 3

MEEKER | The Meeker School Class of 1961 will celebrate the 60th anniversary reunion of classmates on July 3. The event will be hosted at the home of Jerry and Mary Ann Seely and will feature a tour of the newly renovated Meeker High School. Former teachers have been invited to join with classmates to reminisce and share memories. For more information, contact Mary Ann Seely or Carol Brown at

Library book club meeting July 12

MEEKER | The Meeker Library book club will be reading “Anxious People” by Fredrik Backman. We will discuss the book on Monday, July 12 at 1 p.m. at the library. All are welcome to join in the fun.

Meeker Hopewest upcoming events

MEEKER | With this Fourth of July quickly approaching, Meeker HopeWest would like to invite all current and past volunteers who have helped in any way, be it with patients, youth grief groups, horse camp, helping with the annual gala or fundraisers, to walk with us in the Fourth of July parade. HopeWest would also like to extend the invitation to anyone HopeWest has helped. You can walk with a poster or bring your ATV, whatever you would like.

On Sept. 25 we will be hosting a Cornhole Tournament fundraiser. This will act as this year’s gala so if you are interested in being a team sponsor or being a team let us know. A silent auction, food vendors, prizes, and music are to follow. More details along with a time will be coming soon.

Contact Solveig Olson at 970-878-9383 or if you would like to join us in the parade or would like more information about the cornhole tournament.