RANGELY I For the Friends of the TANK, hosting a week’s worth of celebratory events at the formally christened TANK Center for Sonic Arts is a culmination of sorts.
RANGELY I Perhaps the only thing better than reaching a goal is exceeding it. On Sunday afternoon, the Friends of The TANK and dozens of TANK supporters knew that feeling for the second time in three years. Nearly 700 local and national backers and donors in 19 countries worldwide made the Open The TANK Kickstarter […]
RANGELY I For 60 years, retired schoolteacher Bill Mitchem and his wife, Martha, watched trends in Rangely come and go, from mutton chops to Madonna. Other ideas, they learned, had staying power.
RANGELY I Friend of Rangely’s “The Tank” and key organizer Bruce Odland can handle their share of structure. But the organic, natural growth of projects and relationships interests Odland more.
Let me start out with a couple quick reminders that are relevant this week throughout Rio Blanco County. The first is that daylight saving time ends this coming Sunday morning at 2 p.m.
RANGELY I In September, the Friends of The TANK, Inc. took additional steps to turn the old water tank west of Rangely into a Center for Sonic Arts to be used for performance, recording and education.
RANGELY I Volunteers are invited to join the Friends of the TANK in a work session at the tank, starting Friday and running through Tuesday.
In separate meetings during April, the Rio Blanco County Planning Board and County Commissioners approved a conditional-use permit for The Friends of the Tank, the group that initiated a Kickstarter campaign last March to raise more than $46,000 for an unused water tank west of Rangely to become an educational and recording sound space.
Alan Ducey of Ducey’s Electric, Friends of the Tank executives Bruce Odland, Lois LaFond and Mark McCoin and Moon Lake Electric Association (MLEA) District Manager Bob Kissling discuss the logistics of connecting power to the water tank west of Rangely.