Letter to the Editor: Rangely officials support broadband measure 1A

Dear Editor: The Town of Rangely supports the county’s efforts to develop and enhance robust broadband infrastructure in our community and throughout the county.

Rangely trail project advances while new veterans’ memorial park nears completion

Town of Rangely employees, subcontracted to the Western Rio Blanco Metropolitan Recreation and Park District, cut walkways through Hefley Park in west Rangely last week. The space, which will become a veterans’ memorial park, will feature a 1 1/4-life-sized soldier statue created by Meeker artist John Kobald and funded through collaborative efforts of the Meeker and Rangely VFWs, government entities, businesses and individuals in 2012-2013. An identical statue was unveiled on Meeker’s courthouse lawn on July 4, 2013.

Town of Rangely employees, subcontracted to the Western Rio Blanco Metropolitan Recreation and Park District, cut walkways through Hefley Park in west Rangely last week. The space, which will become a veterans’ memorial park, will feature a 1 1/4-life-sized soldier statue created by Meeker artist John Kobald and funded through

Rangely Council OKs OHVs on roads in town, not highway

RANGELY I The Rangely Town Council voted last week to replace sections of the town’s municipal code to allow off-highway vehicles (OHVs) on public roads.

Environmental group files suit vs. Bonanza power plant

RBC I WildEarth Guardians, an environmental organization based out of Santa Fe, New Mexico, filed a lawsuit late last month to halt the continued operation of the Bonanza power plant in Utah unless it makes substantial technological upgrades.

Rangely voters set town board; parks to WRBM

RANGELY I Tuesday’s municipal election in Rangely selected the mayor and two town board members and decided whether or not to convey several town parks and properties to the control of the Western Rio Blanco Metropolitan Recreation and Park District (WRBM).

Rangely’s Huitt unopposed; four vie for town board seats

RANGELY I On April 1, Rangely residents will elect three of four candidates running for seats on the Rangely Town Council.

Rangely: Completion of plans made for a good 2013

RANGELY I With the exception of two isolated incidents in the second half of the year, Rangely Town Manager Peter Brixius looks back on 2013 as a pretty good year for the town.

Rangely: $1 million sewer grant

RANGELY I Rangely Town Planner Peter Brixius announced Friday that the town received a $1 million grant award for Phase II of the water treatment plant renovation from the Department of Local Affairs (DOLA) as recommended by the Energy and Mineral Impact Assistance Advisory Committee.

26 years of service …

Lisa and Larry Hatch pose together under an African elephant in Rangely Mayor Frank Huitt’s trophy room during a retirement party for Larry Hatch  on July 24

RANGELY | Lisa and Larry Hatch pose together under an African elephant in Rangely Mayor Frank Huitt’s trophy room during a retirement party for Larry Hatch on July 24.

First round of aerial spraying complete

Coulter Aviation of Meeker completed its third round of mosquito spraying Monday around and outside the city limits of Rangely on Monday. This was their first of three spraying runs that will take place during the summer.

RANGELY I The Town of Rangely completed aerial insecticide spraying earlier this week, the first of three rounds scheduled through the summer months.

Rangely has large number of summer projects to complete for summer

The courtyard outside Rangely Town Hall is currently under construction to replace the old fountain and spruce up the area. When complete, the area outside the front of the town office building will be complete with more benches for sitting in the shade. This is just one of many projects facing Rangely town officials this summer.

RANGELY I Several projects begun by the Town of Rangely in recent weeks will finish up in the next month, others will begin or continue into the summer and the first of three water treatment facility renovation phases will be complete by summer’s end.

Rangely gets $5,000 DOLA grant

RANGELY I Doug Monger, vice chairman of the Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado, and Rangely Town Manager Peter Brixius, who is also an AGNC member, have announced that through AGNC’s $50,000 mini-grant program awarded from the state Department Of Local Affairs (DOLA), a $5,000 grant on behalf of the Town of Rangely was approved by […]