Lady Panthers advance to regional tournament at Palisade RANGELY I They haven’t reached their ultimate goal, but they are one step closer. The Lady Panthers won all three of their matches at last week’s district tournament, which they hosted.
RANGELY I They didn’t win a game. But they didn’t quit. “It was a tough year,” said Rangely football coach Tim Galloway after the Panthers finished the season without a win. “But they kept fighting. They kept battling.”
MEEKER I Two days after undergoing surgery Oct. 27, Dade Heck came home. A week earlier, Dade, a sixth-grader, was injured in an accident Oct. 22 during recess at Barone Middle School.
RBC I In a decision handed down a long way from northwest Colorado, a federal court in New York denied a lawsuit last week to prevent the gathering of wild horses from the North Piceance Herd Area.
It’s been almost two years since Gene Scritchfield died. His memory, however, lives on. And it always will. As someone wrote to Gene’s wife, Ann Marie, after his death, “Gene’s presence will be felt in those mountains forever.”
MEEKER I This month’s gathering of wild horses by the BLM is drawing a lot of attention. Even from the international media. Two French journalists were in Meeker last week to cover the gathering and to interview Madeleine Pickens, wife of billionaire T. Boone Pickens, at the Blue Spruce Inn.