Rangely exploring four-day school week

RANGELY I The Rangely School Board will hold a public meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the junior/senior high auditorium to consider going to a four-day school week.

Board candidates make views known

RBC I Editor’s note: Candidates in the Nov. 3 election for positions on the Meeker and Rangely school boards were asked to respond to general questions about their qualifications and why they are running for office. The responses that were received appear in alphabetical order, first for Meeker, then for Rangely.

Board considers cutting activities, some bus routes

RANGELY — While the possible elimination of some school activities was tabled, pending further study, school board members Monday approved a 30-cent increase to lunch prices.

School board considers additional financial cuts

RANGELY — Faced with a budget shortfall of $500,000 to $700,000, the Rangely School Board has already closed Parkview Elementary to save money.

Williams accepts superintendent job

RANGELY – The second time around, Rangely’s School Board got its man.

Q&A: Rangely DISTRICT’S annual budget

RANGELY — Rangely School District RE-4 is starting to formulate its 2009-2010 budget. As part of that process there have been a number of questions related to the budget and the recent bond passage. Below are the most commonly asked questions and responses from the district.

Sen. White meets with school boards to talk about state budget cuts

RBC — When Meeker and Rangely school board members expressed concern about educational funding to Sen. Al White of Hayden, he could sympathize with their situation. “I understand it’s a very difficult year,” White said.

District will also begin using zero-based budget in ’09-’10

RANGELY — Not only is the Rangely School District looking for ways to save money, it is re-evaluating how it spends money.

Rangely Supt. will resign at end of year

RANGELY — Rio Blanco County has lost two school superintendents in two weeks.

Rangely board to pare its planning

RANGELY — More isn’t necessarily better when it comes to strategic planning. That’s something the Rangely School Board is finding out.

School board signs contract with manager

RANGELY — School board members here made it official Dec. 22, signing a contract with the Blythe Group to serve as the management company for the district’s bond projects.

Rangely school board OKs mill levy

RANGELY — It’s the time of year for approving budgets and mill levies. At a Dec. 8 meeting, it was the Rangely School Board’s turn. The board approved a total mill levy of 8.022. The previous year, the mill levy was 7.085.