New RDH going up

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The steel is going up on the new Rangely District Hospital and the nice weather is helping the construction progress.

RDH progress …

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Rangely District Hospital CEO Nick Goshe said the dirt work for the new hospital is almost complete and contractors have begun drilling and pouring the caissons for the foundation.

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.

Subcontractor meeting for RDH project

RANGELY I Adolfson and Peterson Construction, the general contractor for the new Rangely District Hospital, will host a subcontractor and supplier informational meeting at the existing Rangely Hospital on Tuesday, June 1 from noon to 4 p.m.

New CEO relishes challenge of running Rangely hospital

RANGELY — Nick Goshe knows it will be a challenge.

Marta Estes joins Rangely District Hospital board

RANGELY — At its monthly meeting, the Rangely District Hospital board accepted the application of Marta Estes and then Chairman Jack Rich administered the oath of office to Estes, affectionately known as “Marty” to her friends and co-workers.

Rangely District Hospital adds bone density screening machine

RANGELY — No longer will people have to wait for bone density testing. A traveling bone density machine used to come to Rangely District Hospital every two months. Now, screening can be done three days a week. Thanks to a new bone testing machine.

Goshe will lead RDH operations

RANGELY — When Merrill Frank was hired as interim CEO of Rangely District Hospital in July, his primary assignment was to find his replacement. He found his man.

Dillon takes CFO position at Rangely Dist. Hospital

RANGELY — For the past six years, Jim Dillon has been a math teacher in the Rangely area schools — from grade school to CNCC.

Former CEO back at RDH

RANGELY — Merrill Frank is back in familiar territory. The retired hospital administrator recently returned for a second stint at Rangely District Hospital. He was CEO at the hospital the first time from January 1997 to October 1999, when he retired.

New management team takes over at Rangely Dist. Hosp.

RANGELY — The hospital board has hired Merrill Frank as an interim CEO to hold the helm while the search continues for a new permanent person.

RDH receives $50,000 health care grant

RANGELY — Gov. Bill Ritter announced that the Colorado Rural Health Care Grant Council has awarded just more than $1.9 million in the inaugural round of grants to strengthen health care delivery in Colorado’s rural communities. The Rangely District Hospital received $50,000 to improve its physical plant.