CNCC dinner…

RANGELY I The annual Colorado Northwestern Community College Foundation Scholarship Fund-Raising Dinner and Dance will be held Saturday evening in the Colorado Room on the Rangely Campus. Live and silent auctions will be held, and live music will be featured for the dance. Tickets to the event are $50 per person or $275 for a […]

Melting tower…


The ice tower on the Colorado Northwestern Community College campus in Rangely is usually a widely used and popular outdoor attraction and teaching aid on the campus. While John Whipple and Joe Wiley can be seen using the structure, the tower has melted down to half its full height and the tower isn’t seeing its […]

Accord to help CNCC students gain entrance into Mesa University

RBC I A new agreement between the Colorado Community College System and Colorado Mesa University (CMU) will help community colleges students succeed in earning a baccalaureate degree.

CNCC Student Government hosts first juried art show

RANGELY I The Colorado Northwestern Community College Student Government will be sponsoring its inaugural juried art show at the Craig campus in April.

Late winter classes set for CNCC-Meeker

MEEKER I The second session of machine quilting begins March 9 and runs through April 20. A digital photography workshop will start in April. Students are urged to reserve a spot.

Rosa Parks…


On Feb. 25, a large group of students at Colorado Northwestern Community College in Rangely attended the Black History Live Tour starring Becky Stone as Rosa Parks. There was also a performance on the CNCC Craig Campus earlier in the day. In her show, Stone spoke with students and answered their questions in character regarding […]

CNCC awards top personnel

Ray Gregg

RANGELY I On Feb. 17, Colorado Northwestern Community College announced several college-related awards centered on the top employee, administrator, classified employee and faculty member of the year.

Russell George announces resignation as CNCC president

Russell George

RBC I After five years as president of Colorado Northwestern Community College and more than two additional decades of service to the State of Colorado, Russell George is retiring—sometime within the next year.

Rangely Crab Crack a success…

Joyce Rankin, left, a member of the Colorado Board of Education, and Bob Rankin, center, a member of the Colorado House of Representatives, speak with former legislator Russell George, now president of Colorado Northwestern Community College, at the Rangely Chamber of Commerce's annual Crab Crack and award dinner on Saturday.



A contractor working on the Rangely campus of Colorado Northwestern Community College recently ran into a light pole, wiping it out and exposing hot wires. John Bottleberg thought the problem was taken care of until the administration was notified that the smoldering wires were still smoking. Bottleberg called Tony McPhail, then, when they had trouble […]

CNCC aids food bank…


René Harden of Rangely coordinated the project, then connected with Leana Cox, president of Phi Theta Kappa, the honor society for two-year colleges, at Colorado Northwestern Community College. Cox got the PTK members to run the concession stand at CNCC and to make popcorn. The deal was that if someone brought in a non-perishable food […]

Ice tower…


The ice tower that is built annually on the Colorado Northwestern Community College campus in Rangely is slowly approaching its summit as the water and cold temperatures combine to make the solid ice. The tower is studied for weather’s effect on ice making, but when it is complete, the outdoor leadership classes use it for […]