Federal civil suit filed against Meeker Housing Authority

Meeker I A federal civil suit was filed in U.S. District Court in Denver on Tuesday against the Meeker Housing Authority (MHA). Three disabled residents of a subsidized housing complex in Meeker claim recently changed MHA rules prohibiting companion service animals are a violation of their civil rights.

Youth football …

The Rangely Youth Football team will host Union Grey in a home game this Saturday at Rangely High School, 234 Jones Ave. The third/fourth grade team will play at 10 a.m. and the fifth/sixth grade team will play at noon.

One Craig Station power plant to be retired in 2025

RBC I The owners of the Craig Station power plant, including PacifiCorp, Platte River Power Authority, Salt River Project, Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association and Public Service Company of Colorado, a subsidiary of Xcel Energy, have reached an agreement with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, WildEarth Guardians and […]

Mystery Plane …

Rio Blanco Water Conservancy District Manager Alden VandenBrink had an unusual telephone request a few weeks ago from a pilot wondering if there were any restrictions on Kenney Reservoir for landing a seaplane. The caller said he had business to do in Rangely. VandenBrink told him there were no restrictions in place, and shortly thereafter […]

69th Anniversary …

Family and friends want to wish Bob and Phyllis Fairchild a happy 69th anniversary. They were married Sept. 17, 1947, in Hutchison, Kan. In the years that followed they moved to Rangely, Colo., raised their two sons, Rob and Bryan, who went on to marry their two awesome daughters-in-law and are now blessed with five […]

Meeker JV Volleyball…

RBC Warranty Deeds ~ August 2016

SELLER: ALL ENERGY RECOVERY ORGANIZATION LLC BUYER: NICK AND PATRICIA MOSCHETTI DESCRIPTION: CEDAR RIDGE BUSINESS PARK SUBDIVISION 225046 7 4 0 205 COAL ROAD TRANSACTION PRICE: $246,900.00 SELLER: MERVIN AND JOAN JOHNSON BUYER: LANCE AND LAURIE DEMENT DESCRIPTION: TOWN OF MEEKER 11, 12 28 0 117 6TH STREET TRANSACTION PRICE: $100,000.00 SELLER: VEDA L. MULLER […]

Guest Editorial: Hickenlooper seems determined to kill coal jobs

RBC I Governor John Hickenlooper reportedly is contemplating executive orders that could cost thousands of Coloradans their jobs, and drive future energy bills through the roof, all without the approval of the people or their representatives in the Statehouse. Hickenlooper likes to highlight job creation as a pillar of his “legacy.” Yet he mysteriously has […]

RHS Panther Volleyball…

Obituary: Mina A. Pauls

Mina A. Pauls, 74, of Rangely, Colo., died Aug. 31, 2016, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction.

RHS football team trounces Dove Creek

RANGELY I The Rangely Panther football team visited the Dove Creek Bulldogs for their season opener. The Panthers started the game off by scoring on the first drive on a 2-yard run from Devin Ramirez. After a missed PAT, the Panthers stopped the Bulldogs on the pursuing drive and marched right back down the field […]

MHS Football…