Panther football team wins second game of the season

By Bobby Gutierrez bobby@theheraldtimes.com Rangely I After a 42-18 pounding of the Del Norte Tigers last Friday, the Rangely High School football team is now 2-0 and they will play another home game on Yaeger Field, this Friday at 7 p.m. “We are young but sure don’t play like it,” Rangely head coach Paul Fortunato […]

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 […]

Rangely Development Agency considering tax incentives to entice growth

RANGELY | The Rangely Development Agency (RDA) is moving forward with an ambitious plan to diversify the local economy while supporting the needs of CNCC. The proposal for the multi-faceted development includes providing tax incentives to a potential developer. However, the proposal must first be approved by the local special tax districts, something that not […]

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 […]

Forest Service issues temporary closure for Lost Solar Fire area

RBC I As of Wednesday morning, the Blanco Ranger District issued a temporary area closure order for the Lost Solar Fire area in the Flat Tops Wilderness. The lightning-caused fire has grown to approximately 4,500 acres since it started Aug. 8 and is burning in mixed conifer and aspen and partially in open meadow in […]

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 […]

Cowboys slay visiting Dragons 36-20

MEEKER I “It was a nice home opener for us,” Meeker head football coach Shane Phelan said about his team’s 36-20, non-league victory over the Holyoke Dragons on their brand new field in Starbuck Stadium. “The kids were excited to play on the new field and in front of their hometown fans.” The Cowboys are […]

Classifieds: September 15, 2016

Ads for 09/15/16 ANNOUNCEMENTS ATV, Boat and Snowmobile Owners! You can now renew your Colorado OHV registrations online at: www.parks.state.co.us RIO BLANCO Masonic Lodge #80 meets 2nd and 4th Thursday, 7:00 p.m., at 7th and Park, Meeker. AA & Al-Anon Meetings – Rangely Alcoholics Anonymous – Open meetings Tues & Thurs, 7 p.m., 115 Kennedy […]

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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 […]

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