Obituary: Helen Fern Church

Helen Church

Helen Fern Church, 88, of Lakeside, Ariz., passed away at Solterra Senior Living on Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, with family by her side following a brief illness. Helen was born June 3, 1926, in Woodston, Rooks County, Kan., to the late Carl John and Esther Faye (Simons) Liberty. She had a younger brother, Everett (Bud) […]

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.

Obituary: Gregory Bruce Booker

Greg Booker

Gregory Bruce “Greg” Booker passed away at his home in Rangely, Colo., on July 16, 2014, after a seven-month battle with lung cancer. He was 60 years old.

Obituary: Lester L. “Butch” Jones

Lester "Butch" Jones

Family visitation for Lester L. “Butch” Jones, of Ardmore, Okla., was held Thursday, July 17, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home in Ardmore. Interment took place at 2 p.m. on Monday, July 21, 2014, at the Rangely Cemetery in Rangely, Colo.

Colorful sunset…


Lots of sunshine and high clouds combine for a beautiful landscape at sunset near Rangely on a recent evening. The weather through the upcoming weekend calls for lots of sunshine mixed with sporadic rain showers at least through Saturday evening, then it should be mostly sunny on Sunday with highs continuing in the high 80s […]


Rangely’s columbines are in full bloom as summer approaches, showing off an array of colors and reminding observers of their recognition as Colorado’s state flower.

Rangely author is award finalist

Rangely author Lou Dean

Rangely author Lou Dean will be traveling to Denver on May 8 to attend the annual Colorado Authors’ League (CAL) awards banquet.

Jeep events a Rangely success

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Unlimited competitor 14-year-old Olivia Messer from Fresno, Calif., rolls down the A3 obstacle during competition. Nobody was injured in the hard-hitting rollover.

Last weekend’s World Extreme Rock Crawling Championship event in Rangely, the second of three Western competitions in rock crawling, saw 18 pairs and individuals compete despite difficult weather that affected performances, WE Rock business manager Shelley Krehbiel-Klein said this week.

Jr. livestock judging team wins third

Madi Shults reached down deep and beat the “first loser” demon and won senior high individual overall and reasons while Macy Collins won another individual junior high individual champion “chip” and reasons, gaining her third first, in conjunction with her team’s third win of the year, at the Otero/Lincoln County 4-H Livestock Judging Contest held […]

Youth Panthers wrestle in tourney

The Rangely youth wrestling team entered 45 wrestlers in the Casey Turner Memorial in Meeker on Saturday, and more than 20 placed in the top four, including six champions.

Letter: Rangely community breakfast a success

Dear Editor: After a beautiful sunrise service, the community was invited to dine at the annual “community Easter breakfast” hosted by Living Water Assembly Church.

Panthers compete in windy conditions

“It was super windy, which made it so most times and distances, even if very good, were considered wind-aided and will not count for state rankings,” Rangely High School track coach Cody Brunton said of the weather conditions and results for his team in the Clint Wells Invitational Track Meet in Craig on Friday.