RBC I Hunting for deer and bears was pretty successful, however, hunters seeking elk found the elusive game a little tougher than normal to harvest this year, according to a local Colorado Parks and Wildlife official. Bob deVergie, the area game manager out of the CPW’s office in Meeker, said the elk hunting this year […]
RANGELY I Winter sports are under way, and the Rangely girls’ basketball team is ready to begin a season of hard work and constant improvement. Second-year head coach Quinton Kent said of the upcoming season, “We expect our team to improve every practice and every game. Whatever happens beyond that is out of our control.” […]
DINOSAUR I Sometimes getting help can be the stimulus to pay it forward down the line. That’s what happened to Dinosaur resident Valerie Page, who left Rapid City, S.D, in February with 17-year-old daughter Makayla to come to Colorado. The circumstances of their move forced them to arrive in Dinosaur with almost nothing. That first […]
Alan Ducey of Ducey’s Electric, Friends of the Tank executives Bruce Odland, Lois LaFond and Mark McCoin and Moon Lake Electric Association (MLEA) District Manager Bob Kissling discuss the logistics of connecting power to the water tank west of Rangely. The Friends executives spent four days in Rangely in October meeting with MLEA, local contractors […]
RANGELY I Rangely’s inaugural “A Night at Hogwarts” program drew more than 150 children and parents to Parkview Elementary School on Friday, raising approximately $1,200 for next year’s Harry Potter-themed literacy event. Ryan and Merilee Slack, who attended the event with their four boys, Andrew, 9, Jeffrey, 7, Doug, 5, and Finian, 3, weren’t sure […]
RBC I The hunting seasons for elk and deer are off to a good start, but weather uncertainty raises a few questions about the upcoming rifle hunts, Colorado Parks and Wildlife area game manager Bill de Vergie said in Meeker on Monday. “The archery seasons for deer and elk went pretty well,” de Vergie said. […]
This bull moose taken by Gerald Morris in the Trappers’ Lake area in the first moose season in this region had a 46-1/2 inch antler spread.
RANGELY I An early fall storm dropped between five and eight inches of snow on Meeker and Rangely Thursday night and early Friday, knocking out many county residents’ power for the better part of two days and severely damaging hundreds of trees. The perfect storm of causes that led to tree damage and extended outages […]