Rock Crawling Competition free to all participants

There are no fees to enter Colorado’s only designated rock crawling park and participate in the sixth annual Rangely Rock Crawling Park competition this Saturday. Sign up at NAPA Auto Parts Friday from 5-7 p.m., or Saturday at the rock park from 7-9 a.m.

RANGELY I Now in its sixth year, the Rangely Rock Crawling Park competition and trail ride stands apart from other events like it. The difference is the amount of cash it costs to participate, which adds up to exactly nothing.

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Lena Drummond smiles as her 4X4 crawls up a rock, one tire in the air. Drummond and her husband Mark, who traveled from Gunnison, were two of several rock crawlers to play in Colorado’s only designated rock crawl park near Rangely last Saturday.

Walker Evans takes on Rangely rock

RANGELY — Of course, Willie Wills knew of Walker Evans, one of the best-known off-road drivers of all time. He’d even crossed paths with him a few times at four-wheeling events.

Region leaders gear up to protest new rules

RANGELY — A special report outlining planned regulations and legislation from state and federal government that would cripple or almost destroy the area’s economy was presented at Rangely’s monthly community networking meeting by Sandy Been of EIS Solutions in Grand Junction.