Friends of the Tank’s Bruce Odland, left, and Jeremiah Moore take measurements of the Tank in preparation for cleaning and renovations on Friday. Several Friends of the Tank came to Rangely to complete projects outlined in the Kickstarter campaign that, in March, raised more than $46,000 to preserve the Tank as a recording and sound space. A small welcome event and interactive performance between musicians and local donors and supporters took place Saturday morning and evening. The organizers thanked Rangely for its support and said they look forward to future outreach events involving the community.
Let me start out with a couple quick reminders that are relevant this week throughout Rio Blanco County. The first is that daylight saving time ends this coming Sunday morning at 2 p.m.
RANGELY I For 60 years, retired schoolteacher Bill Mitchem and his wife, Martha, watched trends in Rangely come and go, from mutton chops to Madonna. Other ideas, they learned, had staying power.