Cold for a cause…


There were roughly 160 persons on hand on Nov. 14 to watch 38 people jump into an icy Kenney Reservoir to raise funds for Western Colorado Special Olympics. It was the first-ever Western Colorado Polar Plunge into the 39-degree water at the reservoir, according to organizer Norian James, a sports medicine caregiver for Colorado Northwestern […]

Craig energy meeting attracts White House advisor

RBC I While the region’s path to economic prosperity might not be exactly clear, one thing is: The path must be forged together. That message was the focus of the Economic Diversification Roundtable on Wednesday at Colorado Northwestern Community College’s Craig campus. Craig-Moffat Economic Development Partnership (CMEDP) hosted the event, which included key players in […]

Flag football…


The Denver Broncos had a bye week on Oct. 25 so some of the guys on the Colorado Northwestern Community College campus in Rangely took the game into their own hands and spent the mostly sunny afternoon playing some flag football.

Spartan Volleyball…


Janany Yulilis (2) and Miranda Miller (10), members of the Colorado Northwestern Community College Spartan volleyball team, worked the net as a well-oiled team against Eastern Utah on Oct. 22, pulling out a win against the visitors.

CNCC hosts Global Awareness Week with variety of offerings

Global Awareness Poster 11 copy

RANGELY I International perspectives can come from anywhere, even a rural community college in Rangely. From Nov. 2-5, Colorado Northwestern Community College (CNCC) invites the surrounding communities to attend Global Awareness Week on the CNCC Rangely Campus in the Rector Arts & Science Building—Rangely Community Lecture Hall.

Rangely horsewoman excels at Billings vs. six other colleges

Tasha Gibson

RANGELY I A horsewoman from Colorado Northwestern Community College in Rangely excelled in her horsemanship skills over the weekend as she placed in six events in three different horse shows over Saturday and Sunday in Billings, Mont. She also took two top honors competing as a one-person team.

Bucks rule…

This big buck controls the campus this year, and that is understandable. But his little sidekick on Oct. 8 is the interesting one. He has been coming to the campus for about five years. He has a rack on one side and, if you look closely, you will see a spike on the left side.

Eight chosen for Colorado Opportunity scholarships

In the back row, from left to right, are: Jennifer Holloway, director of student support, Craig; Robyn Wilson, director of advising, Rangely; and COSI recipient Taylor Hagar (Craig). Middle row, from left: Candra Robie, advising and program specialist, Rangely; and COSI recipients Rosaleina Ochoa (Craig), Becky Powell (Rangely), Molly Scruggs (Craig), and Kayla Sandoval (Rangely). Front row, COSI recipients, Cassidy Holmes (Craig), Paige Dowker (Craig) and Jazmin Damazo-Mendoza (Rangely).

RANGELY I This year, eight new students were awarded the Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative (COSI) scholarship to attend Colorado Northwestern Community College (CNCC). The students will be on the Craig and Rangely campuses exploring a variety of degrees including arts and sciences, cosmetology, pre-nursing, and pre-dental hygiene.

New CNCC Foundation officers …

The 2015 officers for the Colorado Northwestern Community College Foundation are, from left: Foundation Treasurer Karol Bullen, Foundation Secretary Diane Sizemore, Foundation Vice Chair Reed Kelley, Foundation Chair Ann Brady and at-large board members David Cole and Ray Beck. In front is out-going board chair Peggy Rector.

Meeker CNCC fall classes open

MEEKER I CNCC registration for fall classes is now open and it is time to get registered for community education classes.

CNCC fall classes to begin

MEEKER I Fall registration for CNCC classes in Meeker now open, and it is time to get registered.

Applications available for Junior College Board election

RANGELY I On Nov. 3, the Rangely Junior College District election will be held, and there will be two seats open on the board of trustees.