October 2017

November Citizen of the Month – Ellene Meece

October 31st, 2017|

Ellene Meece epitomizes volunteerism in Meeker! During her five year tenure as President of the Rio Blanco County Historical Society, she spearheaded various activities that pulled the society out of debt. She has been instrumental in […]

October Citizen of the Month – Wade Bradfield

October 3rd, 2017|

Wade Bradfield continuously extends a helping hand to citizens in his community. He serves as Trustee Chairman for the United Methodist Church, Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Rio Blanco Fire Protection District […]

August 2017

September Citizen of the Month – Aaron Zielinske

August 28th, 2017|

Aaron Zielinske has served as pastor at the Meeker Assembly of God since 2008. He also serves as the head of the Meeker Ministerial Alliance which helps coordinate several ecumenical/community wide events including Vacation Bible […]

Citizen of the Year – Bonnie Coryell

August 15th, 2017|

The citizen of the year award is nominated by the public and honors an outstanding person that has made a significant contribution to our community. This years citizen goes above and beyond when it comes […]

July 2017

August Citizens of Month – Range Call Board

July 31st, 2017|

Range Call has become one of Meeker’s largest events to help celebrate our independence with our residents while attracting visitors from all around to Meeker! The annual Range Call Celebration began in 1938, but Meeker […]

June 2017

July Citizens of the Month – Pat and Niki Turner

June 29th, 2017|

Today, the vast majority of local newspapers are owned by huge corporations located hundreds of miles from the towns they cover. Pat and Niki Turner wanted to ensure the Herald Times, one of the oldest […]

May 2017

June Citizen of the Month – Mary Gillespie

May 30th, 2017|

Each spring, Mary spends hours taking the students in grades 4-7 on Bird Walks for International Migratory Bird Day. She teaches the classes about habitats and protection for birds in the area and birds that […]

April 2017

May 2017 Citizen of the Month

April 26th, 2017|

Meeker’s Citizen of the Month for May are Martha Cole, Marge Rogers, Janet Clark, and Ellen Reichert 

These citizens are nominated for their endless dedication to our history and historic preservation.
BRIEF HISTORY: The RRR ladies (also known as […]

April 2017 Citizen of the Month – Clint Shults

April 4th, 2017|

Clint’s wife Tara responded to the news by saying “What an honor! He has volunteered countless hours for 4H and FFA since 1995 as the livestock judging coach. RBC has had a state champion team and has […]

February 2017

March 2017 Citizen of the Month – Maym Cunningham

February 28th, 2017|

Mary “Maym” Cunningham has served on the Meeker Classic Executive Director since 2011. Not only is she the face of the Meeker Classic, orchestrating one of the top events of its kind in the country […]