CNCC Aviation team finishes No. 2 in U.S.

RANGELY I The Colorado Northwestern Community College aviation team had a successful mission to Columbus, Ohio, two weeks ago as the team from Rangely finished second in the nation for two-year aviation schools at the National Intercollegiate Flight Association competition.

Now time to enroll in classes at CNCC

MEEKER I Now is the time to sign up for summer Community Education classes at Colorado Northwestern Community College in Meeker as classes begin in the next couple of weeks.

Happy grads…

Showing their happiness that they received their associate’s degrees at Colorado Northwestern Community College on Saturday, Attirah Munir, left, and Emoney Brown do their jump for joy.

141 degrees awarded at CNCC

Walter Hutton, who was graduated Saturday from Colorado Northwestern Community College, smiles with his family after the commencement exercises. There were 141 degrees and certificates presented Saturday.

RANGELY I The 2014 CNCC Commencement was held on the CNCC Rangely Campus on Saturday. Including the Rangely and Craig campuses and service areas, CNCC had 141 students awarded degrees with 86 students walking on stage to receive their diplomas.

Neighborly deer…

A lone deer tries to draw the attention of Russell and Neal George outside the college president’s residence on the Colorado Northwestern Community College campus in Rangely. The deer, which gets some of its meals from a nearby bird feeder, searched for movement behind the sliding glass door for several minutes, attempting to make good on the president’s “open door policy,” to no avail.

CNCC graduation is on Saturday in Rangely

RANGELY I Colorado Northwestern Community College will hold its graduation ceremony at 2 p.m. on Saturday in the Colorado Room of the Weiss Building on the Rangely campus.

Boettcher Foundation grant to CNCC for $75,000

RANGELY I Colorado Northwestern Community College is one of nine Colorado higher-education institutions to receive a significant boost with the announcement of capital grant awards from the Boettcher Foundation.

CNCC presents awards to outstanding students, athletes

RANGELY I The 32nd Annual Rangely Campus Honors Banquet was held April 15 in Colorado Northwestern Community College’s Weiss Colorado Room as students, faculty and staff and family members gathered to celebrate the honors several students received.

CNCC Rodeo team does well at Showdown

The top rider for the Colorado Northwestern Community College rodeo team for the Spartan Showdown Rodeo on March 28-29 was Brice Osborne, above, on his way to fifth in the bareback bronc ride. He also took first place in both rounds of the bull riding, and won the All-Around Cowboy title. CNCC hosted 10 visiting colleges and finished second overall. The team’s final rodeo of the year is this weekend.

RANGELY I It was a great weekend in Rangely for a rodeo as many of the CNCC Spartans had standout successes in the arena, while the entire team, volunteers and community stepped up to welcome the 10 visiting colleges and all of their families to the second annual Spartan Showdown on Friday and Saturday.

Letter to the Editor: Thanks for helping, joining blood drive

Dear Editor: This is an open letter to Colorado Northwestern Community College and the Rangely community. I want to say thank you for your support with our fourth annual blood drive. It was a great success, and I wanted to share the numbers with all of you.

Honor society induction…


The Beta Epsilon Tau chapter of two-year college international honor society Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) inducted 19 Colorado Northwestern Community College (CNCC) students into its ranks on March 26.

22 donate hair to aid cancer victims

2013-2014 Miss Colorado Teen and The Pageant U.S. National Teen Alyssa Magalong, a sophomore at Colorado Northwestern Community College in Rangely stands behind locks of hair cut during the Pantene Beautiful Lengths ponytail cutting event March 20. Twenty-two donors gave a combined 247 inches of hair to the organization, which makes real-hair wigs for women with cancer. The event ties into Magalong’s pageant platform, Support for Cancer Patients.

RANGELY I Twenty-two donors ages 6 to 43 donated a combined 247 inches of hair at the Pantene Beautiful Lengths ponytail cutting event on March 20 on the Colorado Northwestern Community College (CNCC) campus in Rangely.