RDH counts down to opening

The entrance to the new Rangely District Hospital is scheduled to open Dec. 17, 2012.

RANGELY I In less than two months, the new Rangely District Hospital building will open its doors to state inspectors, equipment movers and staff in preparation for welcoming the public on Dec. 17.



Gail Palmer of Rangely was honored with a luncheon at Giovanni’s Italian Grill April 19 for her 16 years of volunteer service to the Rangely District Hospital’s medical records department.

Topping off…

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An estimated 250 people attended the “topping off” lunch celebration of the new Rangely District Hospital. Pictured behind the final beam to be installed,



Construction on the new Rangely District Hospital is approaching a major milestone.

New RDH going up

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The steel is going up on the new Rangely District Hospital and the nice weather is helping the construction progress.

RDH progress …


Rangely District Hospital CEO Nick Goshe said the dirt work for the new hospital is almost complete and contractors have begun drilling and pouring the caissons for the foundation.

Ground breaking…

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With bulldozers in the background, Rangely District Hospital board members Jack Rich (president), Rob Mackey, Marty Estes (secretary/treasurer), Buford Adams and CEO Nick Goshe, broke ground on the site of the new hospital (Steve Petersburg, vice president of the RDH board was not pictured).

RDH ready to break ground

Town Hall Meeting Conceptual Building Exterior

RANGELY I Groundbreaking ceremonies for the new Rangely District Hospital (RDH) are scheduled for Sept. 16, and construction of the $36 million facility will begin Sept. 19.

RDH to add new doctor

RANGELY I Along with construction of a new facility, Rangely District Hospital will be adding a new doctor. Maybe two. Dr. Barry Bialek will soon join the medical staff at RDH. “He’s from the Denver area and he’s what you would call semi-retired,” said Nick Goshe, hospital CEO. “He will be an every-other-week doc. He […]

Preparations under way for construction

RANGELY I No dirt has been moved yet. There are no workers on the job site. But there’s plenty going on behind the scenes with the new Rangely District Hospital. Voters in May approved a bond election to fund construction of the $38.7 million facility.

Letter: Town needs hospital

I recently received my mail-in voting ballot for the Rangely District Hospital and have carefully considered my obligation to return the ballot in favor of building the new hospital. Many people, particularly with the current economy, might be questioning the added taxes that this will result in, and this is understandable.

Voters to decide about Rangely Hospital proposal

Rangely Hospital representatives, from left, Jack Rich (board chairman), Bernie Rice (compliance officer) and Jim Dillon (chief financial officer) participated in the public presentations about plans to build a new hospital.

RANGELY I Ballots were mailed last Friday, asking voters to support a $38.7 million bond election to build a new hospital. Results, however, won’t be known until May 4. That is the deadline for returning ballots in the special district election.