RANGELY I Ah, the what-ifs. That’s the kind of thing that can drive a coach crazy. “I counted two touchdown passes that were dropped that were easily scores,” Rangely coach Tim Galloway said after looking at the film of last Friday’s 39-8 homecoming loss to rival Meeker. “Making those plays, that’s the difference between a […]
MEEKER I It didn’t take long for first-year football coach Jeff Palmer to figure out the cross-county rivalry with Rangely was a big deal. Like before he even was hired. “When I was getting interviewed, they said you either beat Rangely or get fired,” Palmer said. “They said it and laughed, but I think it […]
Lady Panthers have eyes on league title RANGELY I Friday, the Lady Panthers will play their final regular-season volleyball match. But that doesn’t mean the season is over. Far from it. Rangely travels to Kremmling to play West Grand on Friday. The following week is the district tournament, followed by regionals and followed by state.
Meeker schools have had long history of problems caused by shifting soils Editor’s note: Residents who had problems with the site of the new elementary school shared their concerns long before the situation occurred with the gym. Because of fears about possible retribution for speaking out publicly, they requested anonymity.
Editor’s note: Following the announcement of the temporary closing of the gym at the new Meeker Elementary School, Mary Strang, president of the Meeker School Board, responded to a set of questions about the new school:
RANGELY I Playing a road game against a league opponent can sometimes be a recipe for disaster. Or not. “We played great,” Rangely volleyball coach Jimmie Mergelman said about last Friday’s three-set win at Hayden. “We played the best we’ve played yet.”
MEEKER I The Lady Cowboy volleyball team lost two Western Slope League matches last week and will play two more this weekend, including a home match, honoring parents and Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Saturday afternoon.
Officially, October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. For Sandy McKelvey and other volunteers who are involved with Rangely Victim Services, Domestic Violence Awareness Month is every month. Making people aware of domestic violence — and that help is available — is an ongoing, year-round effort.
MEEKER I A three-month investigation led to the arrest of Randall Devaney, 52, who cashed a check from the Meeker Cemetery District for more than $25,000 — partial payment on a metal building — but the materials never arrived.
MEEKER I Fences. Cole Porter sang about them. So did Roy Rogers and Bing Crosby. And more recently, so did Nickel Creek and Willie Nelson. “Oh, give me land, lots of land under starry skies above, Don’t fence me in.
MEEKER I Seven weeks after the dedication of the new elementary school, the gym was temporarily closed because of safety concerns about the east wall. “We discovered some movement in the wall, at the place where the roof meets the wall,” Principal Jason Hightower said. “There’s too much pressure from the soil pushing the wall […]