Parkview sings…


The Parkview Elementary School fourth/fifth-grade choir, led by Sarah Campbell, performed for the Rangely School Board at its meeting Jan. 19.

Rangely, Meeker have full slate of folks seeking town offices

RBC I The filing deadline for nomination petitions to be turned in for the Meeker and Rangely town council elections was 5 p.m. on Monday, and there are enough candidates this year to have elections in both towns. According to Meeker Town Clerk Lisa Cook, Mayor Regas Halandras filed his qualified petition for re-election to […]

Rangely takes closer look at Better City’s development proposal

RANGELY I On Jan. 12, the Rangely Town Council and Rio Blanco County Commissioner Jeff Eskelson along with county Economic Development Director Katelin Cook met with the Better City group via phone conference to discuss funding and next steps in the process of redeveloping the town’s economic footing.

Huitt termed out as mayor; Rangely board to change faces

RANGELY I This coming spring, the Town of Rangely will be electing several new members to the Town Board of Trustees, or Town Council, including the position of mayor and three town trustees, referred to as council members. Mayor Frank Huitt will be leaving his position and is prevented from seeking re-election as mayor by […]

Gun range clean-up…

Rangely residents joined town employee Jeff LeBleu and a front-end loader to clean the shooting range just off of Blue Mountain Road on Saturday. In four hours, workers filled two 30-yard dumpsters provided by Rangely Trash Service (RTS). Debris ranged from shot-up televisions and appliances to a dilapidated snowmobile. Rangely Mayor Frank Huitt, who organized the cleanup, said RTS, the Town of Rangely and the Rio Blanco County commissioners were instrumental in the project’s completion.

Local Opinion: Nice to see Rangely and town resident working together

Jennifer Hill

RANGELY I As a freelance reporter for the Herald Times, I have spent countless hours listening to, engaging with and writing about one of the largest players in our fair community, the town government.

Creative gardening lands Rangely man in hot water; all working out

Rangely gardener Jeremy Coleman’s unusual garden got him into trouble with his neighbors and the Rangely code enforcement officer. Now Coleman is working with the town to keep his unique garden minus a few hazards that existed before.

RANGELY I Taking on Town Hall is never easy, but Rangely resident and gardener Jeremy Coleman has decided it’s worth the fight to try to save what has become his controversial garden. Coleman’s garden is not typical. He makes extensive use of tree branches and even an old boat to grow more than 100 species […]

Letter to the Editor: Thanks to code enforcement, Town of Rangely

Dear Editor: I would like to very sincerely thank Vicki Pfennig of Rangely code enforcement and the City of Rangely for bringing to my attention the safety issues around my home. I was endangering my neighbors, the members of the Rangely Fire Department and myself. Jeremy A. Coleman Rangely

Kristin Steele fills Rangely council seat

RANGELY I The Rangely Town Council met April 7 to announce and swear in newly appointed town council member Kristin Steele, honor the Rangely Police Department for its DUI enforcement work and learn about several projects nearing completion.

Letter to the Editor: Looking at incentives not a new concept

Dear Editor: Peggy Rector’s letter in last week’s Herald Times was timely in the sense that Tax Incentives for Qualifying Businesses is exactly what the town trustees and mayor look to consider for further support.

Casto explains his resignation

RANGELY I On March 10 Rangely Mayor Pro Tem Brad Casto resigned his position from the Rangely Town Council after seven years of service.

Rangely council reviews regs, museum traffic, economic development

RANGELY I The Rangely Town Council met Feb. 24 to listen to department updates, including discussion of new utilities mandates from the state which will have impacts on the town.