Brandon Baynor, representing Third District Congressman Scott Tipton’s office in Grand Junction, recently brought a Congressional Tribute Plaque to Meeker High School for the Meeker State Champion Wrestling Team, the State Champion Wrestlers and their coaches. From left, Baynor delivers the plaque to state champions TJ Shelton (four-time state champion), Devon Pontine and Casey Turner (holding the team’s 2A State Championship trophy) and coaches Carl Padilla and J.C. Watt.
MEEKER I Many brothers from Meeker, related by blood and wrestling, spent the first weekend of their spring break wrestling at the Rocky Mountain Nationals held in Denver.
RBC I Colorado U.S. Sens. Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner and U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton have urged Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to complete the Trapper Mine Environmental Assessment before the Saturday deadline.