The face of the soldier on the Rio Blanco County Veterans Memorial is chiseled in bronze and stands as a masterpiece of art sculpted by Meeker artist John Kobald. The statue of “Sacrifice and Resolution” was unveiled following the Meeker parade on July 4, the product of much work by area volunteers and coordination and fundraising by the Meeker and Rangely VFW chapters. Another copy of the statue will be unveiled at a later date in Rangely, so both towns can honor all county veterans past, present and future in times of war and peace.
MEEKER | Best of Show: Jim Dunlap’s Chuck Wagon. The chuck wagon was hand crafted by Jim, who is the great-grandfather of Emily Amick, 2017 rodeo queen. The wagon took 18 months to build from […]