Sculptures…

Master carver Ron Eye has completed these three sculptures for Colorado Northwestern Community College, including a petroglyph wall and a flowering bench (below) and a signature Spartan (above). The sculptures resulted from collaborations between CNCC employees and students and will be placed around campus as part of a larger effort

CNCC loses Craig campus VP

RBC I Last week, Gene Bilodeau, vice president of the Craig campus of Colorado Northwest Community College announced that he has accepted the appointment as executive director for the University Center in Rapid City, S.D.

Noted woodcarver revs up saw for CNCC sculptures

Ron Eye, a master carver from Vernal, Utah, commissioned to create three sculptures for Colorado Northwestern Community College, uses a Stihl chainsaw to coax a Spartan from the stump of a Chinese elm tree. Eye, who completed a 16-foot sculpture for Meeker’s Highlands Cemetery last week, swept June’s “Whittle the Wood Rendezvous” in Craig, winning first place in the judge’s, artist’s and people’s choice categories.

RANGELY I At first glance, master wood carver Ron Eye looks like just another guy wearing hunter-orange camo chaps and wielding a chainsaw.

Fall festival…

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Colorado Northwestern Community College LeaderTrek learning community students organized a Fall Festival for children at Rangely’s Elks Park on Saturday.

Local CNCC fall class opportunities

MEEKER I There are still fall classes open for registration through Colorado Northwest Community College community education in Meeker.

Broadband meeting eyes possibilities

RBC I The Rio Blanco County Broadband Telecommunications Summit, held Tuesday at Colorado Northwestern Community College in Rangely, attracted a variety of broadband technical experts, service providers, local, county and state officials, chambers of commerce, health care providers, community organizations, college officials, business owners and county residents as well as individuals sharing by teleconference.

CNCC offers online classes in Meeker

MEEKER I There are still several fall classes open for registration through Colorado Northwest Community College community education.

CNCC sophomore wins title of national teen

RANGELY I Alyssa Mae Magalong, 19, the daughter of Maria and Felix Magalong Jr. of Colorado Springs and a sophomore at Colorado Northwestern Community College, represented Colorado as Miss Colorado Teen 2013 at The Pageant-US National, which was held in California on Aug. 13-18, winning the national title of Pageant Teen 2013–US National.

Big players meet Tuesday on broadband in county

RBC I A public presentation on broadband telecommunications will be hosted at Colorado Northwestern Community College’s Weiss Conference Center on Tuesday at noon.

Public meeting Sept. 24 will look at broadband availability in county

RBC I A public summit presentation on digital broadband telecommunications, open to all Rio Blanco County residents, will be hosted at Colorado Northwest Community College’s Weiss Conference Center at noon on Sept. 24

Miss Teen United States…

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Alyssa Magalong, a Colorado Springs resident but a student at Colorado Northwestern Community College in Rangely, recently won the Miss Teen United States title. She was highly visible over the weekend, taking part in Rangely’s Septemberfest activities.

CNCC orientation…

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New students attending Colorado Northwestern Community College participated in a weekend orientation before classes began Aug. 26.