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…


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…


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

MHS, CNCC teacher elected to science board

MEEKER I The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), the largest professional organization in the world promoting excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning for all, welcomed four new members to its Board of Directors including a multiple-award winning teacher from Meeker High School.

Rangely’s summer challenge course offers writing, science and confidence classes

Seventh-grader Paityn Myers takes a leap of faith on CNCC’s challenge course. Twenty-one Rangely middle and high school students participated in the Rangely School District’s first summer challenge program, a summer school component geared toward high-achieving students. Students who completed the three-week writing- and science-based courses negotiated CNCC’s Challenge Course on the program’s final day.

RANGELY I Twenty-one students participated in the RE-4 Rangely School District’s first summer challenge program, which offered advanced coursework and field study in writing, physics, chemistry, anthropology and geology.

New CNCC women’s basketball coach named

Aundrea McCormick

RANGELY I Aundrea McCormick begins her first season as the head women’s basketball coach at Colorado Northwestern Community College.

Abestos abatement work begins with CNCC’s Rector Building

A HAZMAT crew is working on cleaning up the Rector Building on the campus of Colorado Northwestern Community College in Rangely. The full HAZMAT suit is required because of the presence of asbestos, which must be removed before the reconstruction/remodel of the Rector Building, one 
of the earlier buildings on 
the campus.

RANGELY I For the first three weeks of August, Armando Lopez and his team from Elite Environmental Services will be doing asbestos abatement and demolition to clear the area of the last portions of asbestos in the Rector Building on the Colorado Northwestern Community College campus in Rangely.

Spotlight on new CNCC staff

RANGELY I Liz Johnson is a new member of the Colorado Northwestern Community College physical and life science faculty on the Craig campus.

New outdoor leadership coordinator at CNCC

John Whipple

RANGELY I “Hello” and “welcome” are words John Whipple says he keeps hearing all around the Colorado Northwest Community College campus as the new outdoor leadership coordinator.

CNCC changes made for fall semester

RBC | With new student orientation Aug. 24 and faculty joining staff and administrators for Convocation on Aug. 19, Colorado Northwestern Community College (CNCC) is gearing up for the fall semester with back-to-school plans, key changes to programs and advising, and new faculty and student support staff.

CNCC sophomore is Miss Colorado Teen

courtesy photo
Miss Colorado Teen Alyssa Mae Magalong.

RANGELY | Alyssa Mae Magalong, 19, a sophomore at Colorado Northwestern Community College in Rangely has been selected Miss Colorado Teen for 2013-2014.

CNCC nurses obtain Certified Educator status

RBC | The Colorado Northwestern Community College (CNCC) Nursing program is pleased to announce that Julie Alkema MS, RN; Kathy Fagan MS, RN-BC; Kelly Martin-Puleo MS, RN; and Charlene Opper MSN, RN