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Meeker Wins 2A State Wrestling Title – Listen to the State Final Matches

Meeker Cowboys horse cowboy flagEvery one of Meeker’s state wrestlers contributed to the teams narrow win Saturday night.  Meeker edged out Rocky Ford by a single point, 143 to 142 to take the team title.  Meeker had six wrestlers medal, three of those taking first, including TJ Shelton who became just the 19th wrestler in Colorado history to win four state championships. Continue reading

La Plata County Fairgrounds Reopens After Herpes Related Closure

horseThe La Plata County Fairgrounds is reopening to horse-related activities after it was closed May 16 after equine herpes virus was found in in Colorado.  The only reported case was in Rio Grande County, but the La Plata County facility was Continue reading

Horse Traveling Across State May Have Equine Herpes

horseThe state veterinarian’s office is investigating a Colorado horse that is exhibiting signs consistent with the neurologic form of Equine Herpes. Diagnostic samples are in route to Colorado State University.  The Department is responding Continue reading