23rd annual Rangely Racquetball Tournament is March 4-6

RANGELY I In the space of a 20-by-40-by-20-foot racquetball court, a single player can do drills. He or she can improve skills and anticipate hypothetical moves.

Rangely’s ‘The TANK’ getting closer to meeting funding goal

RANGELY I For 60 years, retired schoolteacher Bill Mitchem and his wife, Martha, watched trends in Rangely come and go, from mutton chops to Madonna. Other ideas, they learned, had staying power.

Friends seek funding to open the TANK

RANGELY I For the non-profit organization The Friends of the TANK, a journey of three years began with a single donation.

Rangely hospital and town fulfill dream of journey to Daytona 500

RANGELY I It wasn’t a dream to be shared with just anyone. Especially now, when the hope of its happening had faded—faded, he thought, like the strength that once flowed from him, before the multiple sclerosis had sapped it over 13 long years. Luckily, Don Worrall wasn’t prone to pity. The dream itself, to attend […]

Rangely Community Gardens wraps up fruitful season

RANGELY I The Rangely Community Gardens wrapped up a diverse and fruitful season this month with its annual pumpkin giveaway to all children in Rangely and Dinosaur.

Night at Hogwarts an educational, funding success

RANGELY I Parkview Elementary School’s third annual Night at Hogwarts saw its highest turnout to date as approximately 350 children and adults, including families from Meeker, Vernal and Grand Junction, attended the fundraiser Friday night.

Halloween a’coming…

A dressed-down skeleton lounges on a bench, ready to welcome visitors to a home on South White Avenue in Rangely. The decoration is one of many around town heralding the coming of Halloween.

Travel back in time…

Park Ranger Jan uses a laser light to point out details of the Dinosaur National Monument Quarry Exhibit Hall’s wall of dinosaur bones. Third-graders from Parkview Elementary School in Rangely took a field trip to the quarry and visitor’s center on Oct. 14, when they learned about, saw and touched a variety of fossils from […]

Hogwarts returns…

A Night At Hogwarts returns to Parkview Elementary School on Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. The Harry Potter-themed fundraiser helps cover teachers’ extra supply costs and pays for the event’s continuation. Last year, the event drew more than 300 people and raised $4,400. There are $10 family tickets and $3 individual tickets that can […]

Rangely Detour project features song sharing

RANGELY I In a large, open room framed by mirrors, a group of children and adults huddle, count to three. In unison, they belt out the chorus of Queen’s “We Will Rock You.”

Flobots sound tour to stop in Rangely

RANGELY I Rangely is one of 15 communities throughout the state that will host Colorado Creative Industries’ (CCI) Detour, a new pilot program that engages audiences directly with touring bands and musicians.

New and old events promise a wonderful weekend

RANGELY I Whether you’re stopping in for a day or making a long weekend of it, this year’s Septemberfest features many events people have come to expect from Rangely’s Labor Day weekend celebration. Popular newer activities also return to this year’s schedule, along with the first public opening of Rangely’s “Tank,” the water tank turned […]