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.

Major progress seen in water and sewer system in Rangely

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Present for an April 22 tour of the White River Intake Pumping House, were, from left: city employee Mark Chillson, Town Trustee Lisa Hatch, Rangely Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Kristin Steele, Town Trustee Andrew Shaffer, Mayor Frank Huitt, Mayor Pro Tem Brad Casto, Town Manager Peter Brixius and Water Utilities Supervisor Alden Vanden Brink.

Rangely’s Water and Sanitation Department prepares drinking water and treats wastewater released back to the White River. It is a complex system that requires a significant investment in time and money.

Eskelson new vice chairman of AGNC

The Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado elected new executive board officers at their monthly Board meeting held on April 24 at the Mesa County Workforce Center in Grand Junction.

Temple Grandin: Children and livestock are sometimes alike

Sean McMahon ~ Editor

My window lets me see some fog. You know, those days when things are clear but the concepts are a big foggy, and some people just don’t understand.

‘Colorado You Got Talent’ competition in Meeker in June

“Colorado You Got Talent” will be holding auditions in Meeker this summer, and individuals from this and surrounding counties are invited to take part.

Parkview students learn variety of new instruments

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Musician and educator Michael Stanwood showed students how to play a didgeridoo, an aboriginal wind instrument from Australia, and gave them some practice playing one themselves as part of two Parkview Elementary School assemblies featuring instruments from around the world, presented April 15.
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Musician, visual artist and educator Michael Stanwood introduced Parkview Elementary School students to a variety of ethnic instruments on April 15 in an assembly program sponsored by the school’s Parent Teacher Organization (PTO).

Three seek two seats on WRBM Park and Rec. board

Three candidates are running for two positions on the Western Rio Blanco Metropolitan Recreation and Park District (WRBM) Board of Directors in Tuesday’s election at the Rangely Town Hall.

Road closed off and on, on Highway 64

Eastbound and westbound Highway 64 between Rangely and Meeker will be closed intermittently through June.

Classifieds: May 1, 2014 edition

ATV, Boat and Snowmobile Owners! You can now renew your Colorado OHV registrations on line at: Announcements The Rio Blanco Herald Times accepts all major credit cards. You can fax your classified ad or subscription to (970)878-4016 or email to:

Rangely Museum opens Friday

rangely I The Rangely Outdoor Museum will open Friday for weekends throughout May. The hours will be Fridays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sundays from noon to 4 p.m.