Key tasks completed on Rangely ‘Tank’

Sparks can be seen flying around inside Rangely’s “The Tank” as W.C. Streigel’s Dana Hanvey cuts the door. Thankfully, the design and cut of the door did not change the acoustics inside The Tank.

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.

From My Window: Don’t forget to vote and change your clocks; kudos to “The Tank” and Tasos

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.

Major progress is made as TANK takes new form

Bill Ballou, the technical director of the Redcat Theatre at the Disney Center in Los Angeles, installs the new ventilation system for the TANK in Rangely.

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.

Volunteers sought to work on Rangely tank

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.

Special permit given…


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.

Water tank…


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.



Friends of the Tank’s Bruce Odland, left, and Jeremiah Moore take measurements of the Tank in preparation for cleaning and renovations on Friday.