Hogwarts returns…

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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

Stephen Brackett, a member of Detour/Flobots, joined Parkview Elementary School’s fifth grade band class on Sept. 15 to teach students about different musical technologies and their expressions in everyday life. The Detour project traveled to 15 communities throughout Colorado in September, with the aim of bringing music back to its community-based collaborative roots.

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 […]

Rangely loses Heritage Building & Home Center following liquidation

Heritage Building and Home Center on Main Street in Rangely, owned by John and Beckey Hume since 1997, will liquidate its inventory starting today and close its doors in September. The Humes cited a lagging economy, local competition and the appeal of online and big-box stores as factors in the decision.

RANGELY I Starting today, Rangely’s Heritage Building and Home Center will begin liquidating its store inventory with plans to close its doors next month.

Key tasks completed on Rangely ‘Tank’

Sparks can be seen flying around inside Rangely’s “The Tank” as W.C. Streigel’s Dana Hanvey cuts the door. Thankfully, the design and cut of the door did not change the acoustics inside The Tank.

RANGELY I Friend of Rangely’s “The Tank” and key organizer Bruce Odland can handle their share of structure. But the organic, natural growth of projects and relationships interests Odland more.

Rangely VFW to revive Memorial Day tradition

RANGELY I A Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) post characterized by new membership and increased involvement has spurred the return of a Memorial Day tradition.

Spring…

Some spring blooms are fading, but the crabapple blossoms in Steve and Donna Petersburg’s front yard on Pinyon Circle make for a vibrant reminder of the coming growing season.

‘Free the Girls’ non-profit seeks bra donations

RANGELY I It’s more than a catchy double entendre. It’s doing something about the nearly 22 million women and children being held as slaves worldwide, many of them as pawns in prostitution rings and sex trafficking.

New and returning options for College for Kids and Reach Your Peak courses at Rangely CNCC

RANGELY I Whether your elementary school student loves to play in the clay or your middle schooler favors applied math and heights, Colorado Northwestern Community College (CNCC) has something for students of all ages this summer.

Judge rules against Colowyo, Trapper mines; 120-day window set

RBC I A federal judge ruled Friday that expansions of two Western Slope coal mines approved nearly a decade ago failed to adhere to federal law and consider potential environmental impacts. Judge R. Brooke Jackson said that 2006 and 2007 expansions of the Western Slope’s Colowyo and Trapper mines, which have provided coal to the […]

Raven oil pumping station at new home pad in Rangely

A replica of the Raven A-1 pumping unit, the first “wildcat” deep well in the Rangely Weber Sand Unit that was drilled by the California Oil Co. in 1931, was moved from its former wellhead site outside of Rangely to the Rangely Museum on April 10.

RANGELY I An iconic Rangely landmark has a new home. A replica of the Raven A-1 pumping unit, the first “wildcat” deep well in the Rangely Weber Sand Unit drilled by the California Oil Co. in 1931, was moved from the wellhead site to the Rangely Museum on April 10.