RANGELY I The needs haven’t changed. If anything, they have increased. That’s why the leaders of a moms’ support group decided to keep all of their efforts — and money — local.
What others might see as handicaps, Brian Watson considers advantages in his job as a massage therapist MEEKER I Brian Watson is good at working with his hands. In his line of work, that’s an important skill to have. Watson is a professional massage therapist and master body worker. He is also legally blind and [...]
RANGELY I Even though the Panthers didn’t win a game, they had some outstanding individual performances. Rangely finished the football season with an 0-9 record, but senior running back/linebacker Cole Barlow’s efforts were noticed by opposing Western Slope League coaches, who named him to the all-conference first team.
Profession, passions keep Meeker’s Ed Coryell on the go MEEKER I Rancher. Branding inspector. School board member. Fair board president. Youth sports referee. Yes, Ed Coryell likes to keep busy. “I don’t know how he does it,” said his son-in-law and ranching partner Shane Phelan. “I know he has a meeting almost every night. Some [...]
For the second time in three years, the Lady Panthers are going to the state volleyball tournament. This year, though, is different. They won’t be happy just to have made it this far. They want to win. Rangely lost all three of its matches in pool play at the 2008 state tournament.
RANGELY I Win the Western Slope League championship. Check. Win the district tournament. Check. Win the regional tournament. Check. Next on the Lady Panther’s to-do list — win the state volleyball tournament. “Our first goal was to be league champs, then win district, then win regionals,” said Rangely coach Jimmie Mergelman. “Now their goal is [...]
Rod Harris was a cop. He didn’t consider himself a writer. “Are you kidding me?” said Harris, who grew up in Rangely and returned in 2006 after his retirement from the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. “I’m not a literary-type person, I will be very honest with you. But I found somebody who was just [...]
MEEKER I It wasn’t the finish they hoped for, but in spite of a lopsided loss to end the season, the Cowboys can still hold their heads high. “With all the injuries and young players playing at the end of the year, 5-4 (the team’s final record) was probably about as well as we could [...]