RANGELY I A piece of Rangely history came down when the structure popularly known as the “Peacock Building” was demolished last week. Another form of history, a car museum, will take its place.
RANGELY I Cutting staff hours, leaving vacant positions unfilled and marketing long-term care and assisted living options are among the steps Rangely District Hospital is taking to fight a recession that feasibility studies predicted would be over by now, Chief Executive Officer Nick Goshe said last week.
RANGELY I Roughly 179 students received their degrees and certificates from Colorado Northwestern Community College on Saturday afternoon, culminating what for most students has been at least two years of hard work.
RANGELY I The two Rio Blanco County baseball teams played two doubleheaders during the regular season and played a single elimination game Saturday to determine which team would advance in the district tournament.
MEEKER I The Barone Middle School track team completed a very successful season with two meets in the past week.
Meeker High School Principal Jeremy Voytko, left, presents the Quigg Newton Award to Amanda Kendall and Lathrop Hughes.
RANGELY I When it comes to the perks of heading up the Rangely Youth Wrestling Program, don’t go by the numbers. And certainly don’t go by the dollars.
Two does, one to the right and one to the left of the sign marking the designated parking spot for Colorado Northwestern Community College President Russell George, keep a sharp eye out to make sure no one other than George uses his parking spot.
RANGELY I In July, Utah National Guardsman and Rangely High School graduate Greg Skelton left with brother Brian and childhood friend Zachary Green for a nine-month deployment to Afghanistan with the 624th Engineer Co., 1457th Engineer Battalion.
The Rangely Panthers celebrate after beating the Hotchkiss Bulldogs 7-6 in the first game of a doubleheader Friday. Senior Chad Bolding is pictured getting a hit for his team. The Panthers finished third behind second-place Hotchkiss and first-place Paonia in the league standings and will host the Meeker Cowboys in
By Gary Harmon and Paul Shockley Grand Junction Daily Sentinel By Sean McMahon email@example.com MEEKER I The end of a drug ring long rumored to operate in Grand Junction took shape April 16, when local and federal officials stopped a car bound for Las Vegas to collect 3.5 kilograms of cocaine in exchange for $95,500 [...]
MEEKER I The Colorado Northwestern Community College campus in Meeker is offering a couple of early summer classes.
DINOSAUR I Superintendent Mary Risser of Dinosaur National Monument announced Friday that the two backcountry campsites at Ely Creek, located along the Jones Hole Trail, are closed until further notice due to black bear activity in the area.
RBC I To address the overall decline in mule deer populations throughout Western Colorado, state wildlife managers are participating in numerous, ongoing research projects in Rio Blanco and Moffat counties as they continue their search for answers and possible solutions for the drop in numbers. To discuss their findings so far, local wildlife managers are [...]
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the second of three stories looking at the results released by TELL Colorado, which surveys teachers in Colorado every two years on specific teaching/preparation conditions at their schools. This week we will look at Meeker’s Barone Middle School. Next week, we will examine the results from Meeker Elementary School teachers. All [...]
RBC I Colorado U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet is urging Senate appropriators to support resources for the Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILT), the Secure Rural Schools (SRS) programs and for wildfire prevention, suppression and mitigation efforts.