New Eden center finds new home

Rangely’s New Eden Pregnancy Care Services moved this month to 219 S. Sunset Ave., a two-bedroom house. The organization offers pregnant women and new mothers a space to visit as well as receive material, emotional and spiritual support. The center is open Mondays and Thursdays from 1 to 4 p.m.

RANGELY I New Eden Pregnancy Care Services in Rangely opened its doors for the second time to pregnant women and new mothers on May 2.

Dr. Casey Aguirre joins crew at Rangely District Hospital, specializes in osteopathy

RANGELY I After five years in Pueblo, completing his residency and working in the Centura Health system, Rangely District Hospital (RDH) physician Casey Aguirre is starting to get the feel of a smaller place. “You get a little bit less red tape and you can have a more hands-on approach,” said Aguirre, who came on […]

Rangely High School academic awards presented

RANGELY I At Rangely High School’s academic awards program May 13, the following students were recognized for high performance, service and leadership:

Graduation for Rangely High seniors is Sunday

RANGELY I What stands out about this year’s Rangely High School graduation ceremony, aside from the accomplishments of the class being graduated, is its concurrence with another notable weekend event: Memorial Day.

Repairs nearly completed after 4-H pen electrical fire

A roustabout crew hired by WPX Energy finished most of the 4-H pen rebuild project in Rangely in just over a week. On Wednesday, the building frame was in place. By Sunday afternoon, the building was complete, replacing the old pen, which was severely damaged in a fire on May 5.

RANGELY I In just over a week, workers have nearly completed rebuilding the 4-H pen that burned in an electrical fire May 5, killing several 4-H project pigs and severely damaging the structure.

Donors replace pigs, pens after Rangely fire; more aid needed

RANGELY I After an electrical fire at the Rangely 4-H community pens killed several 4-H project pigs and damaged the structure more than a week ago, residents and sympathizers are responding to the organization’s needs.

Special permit given…

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In separate meetings during April, the Rio Blanco County Planning Board and County Commissioners approved a conditional-use permit for The Friends of the Tank, the group that initiated a Kickstarter campaign last March to raise more than $46,000 for an unused water tank west of Rangely to become an educational and recording sound space.

Diane Sizemore is named as EC Outstanding Volunteer of the Year

Brenda Hopson, right, president of Rangely’s Epsilon Chi service sorority, presents its Outstanding Volunteer of the Year Award to Rangely’s Diane Sizemore, left, on March 1 for all the volunteer work she does in the local schools and around the community.

RANGELY I Epsilon Chi, the Rangely chapter of the international service organization Epsilon Sigma Alpha (ESA), awarded its inaugural Outstanding Volunteer of the Year Award to Diane Sizemore on May 1.

Fire at Rangely 4-H pens leaves 5 pigs dead, 2 hurt

RANGELY I A fire ignited by an electrical source killed five pigs and injured two more in one of two Rangely 4-H community pens on Monday afternoon.

Jeep events a Rangely success

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Unlimited competitor 14-year-old Olivia Messer from Fresno, Calif., rolls down the A3 obstacle during competition. Nobody was injured in the hard-hitting rollover.

Last weekend’s World Extreme Rock Crawling Championship event in Rangely, the second of three Western competitions in rock crawling, saw 18 pairs and individuals compete despite difficult weather that affected performances, WE Rock business manager Shelley Krehbiel-Klein said this week.

Parkview students learn variety of new instruments

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Musician and educator Michael Stanwood showed students how to play a didgeridoo, an aboriginal wind instrument from Australia, and gave them some practice playing one themselves as part of two Parkview Elementary School assemblies featuring instruments from around the world, presented April 15.
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Musician, visual artist and educator Michael Stanwood introduced Parkview Elementary School students to a variety of ethnic instruments on April 15 in an assembly program sponsored by the school’s Parent Teacher Organization (PTO).

Three seek two seats on WRBM Park and Rec. board

Three candidates are running for two positions on the Western Rio Blanco Metropolitan Recreation and Park District (WRBM) Board of Directors in Tuesday’s election at the Rangely Town Hall.