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.

Rangely District Hospital hopes to build for the future

RDH CEO Nick Goshe

RANGELY I Nick Goshe is hoping a new hospital will be just what the doctor ordered. Goshe, chief executive officer of Rangely District Hospital, said a series of public meetings will be held between now and April to provide voters with information in the hopes they will support a May 4 bond election to build […]

RDH gets $25,000 grant for lab testing expansion

From left, Rangely District Hospital’s Kelly Just (lab manager), Debbie Smith, Chelsi Dunn and Chris Allred.

RANGELY I Rangely District Hospital will receive a $25,000 grant from the Caring for Colorado Foundation to expand its laboratory testing services. The project’s focus is to provide primary care services through laboratory testing to residents of rural northwestern Colorado.

Rangely District Hospital lists steps in staying healthy this year


Staying healthy is an important part of living a full and active life. As we head into the 2009 influenza season, staying healthy becomes even more important. There are things you can do to keep yourself healthy during this time of year. Let’s discuss a few.

RDH to seek support for new construction

Candy Campbell is the new physician assistant at Rangely District Hospital. In addition, two new doctors will be joining the hospital’s staff soon.

RANGELY I Along with all of the other changes that have occurred at Rangely District Hospital, there’s been one constant — the facility itself. But that, too, might be changing.

Officially in charge, Goshe sees positive change at RDH

Nick Goshe has seen a lot of changes in his relatively short time at Rangely District Hospital, including in his own role, rising from chief of nursing to CFO to now CEO.

RANGELY I Since coming to Rangely District Hospital in January 2008, Nick Goshe has seen many changes. And things are still changing. But in a good way.

Physical therapist joins Rangely hospital staff


RANGELY — Shingo Tanaka has been working as Rangely District Hospital’s physical therapist for just over a month. But people are already noticing his individualized approach to patients.