Water treatment plant renovations under way

RANGELY I After a year of work on engineering and design aspects to modify its water treatment plant, the Town of Rangely began demolition and construction for the first phase of that renovation Monday, Jan. 14.

Letter to the Editor: Rangely watchdog

Dear Editor: I would like to thank all the people that supported me this week with the good job, way to go, waves and thumbs-up from people that I didn’t know. I expected some negative remarks and dirty looks but the way the people in town have responded to the article in the paper I […]

Letter to the Editor: Gossip serves no purpose

Dear Editor: Though it usually works best if one can judge not and forgive all as said over and over in the scriptures, but it isn’t always easy to do.

Letter to the Editor: Disappointed with Herald Times story

Dear Editor: As the mayor of Rangely, I feel it necessary to help our citizens interpret the presentation of a very biased and slanted article presented in last week’s Herald Times covering the municipal election process deficiencies in 2012.

Election investigation closed

RANGELY I After an investigation by the Ninth Judicial District Attorney’s Office, a judge has ordered the Town of Rangely to conform its election process and procedures in future elections to comply with all constraints and requirements of the Colorado Municipal Election Code for the next eight years. Following the

WARM keeps warming

RBC I The WARM program in Rangely is at work again for the next several cold months. Winter assistance resource management (WARM) is a volunteer-run program supported by donations and grants.

Here’s your sign …

phrgrangely sign

A new sign in front of Rangely Town Hall includes the names of departments within the building and announces upcoming events in the community.

Rangely clean-up day Friday

The Town of Rangely Public Works Department will pick up debris and rubbish by appointment only and only for those 65 years of age and/or those who are disabled.

Rangely elects new mayor

Newly elected mayor of Rangely Frank Huitt (left) is congratulated by David Way, who was four votes short of Joseph Nielsen (far right) for the third trustee seat.  Incumbent Brad Casto received the most votes (477) for trustee, followed by Dan Eddy (363) and Nielsen (288). The newly elected mayor and trustees will be seated at the April 10 meeting.

A new mayor for the town of Rangely will be seated at the next council meeting April 10, along with two new town trustees, following the municipal election Tuesday, April 3.

Lottery proceeds generate $59,851 for RBC

RBC I Rio Blanco County entities received $59,851 in Colorado Department of Local Affairs (DOLA) Conservation Trust Fund (CTF) payments in 2001.

Brixius honored by mayor, council for leadership, vision

Rangely town council members and a few town staff members gathered for lunch in the banquet room at Betty’s Cafe to show their appreciation for town manager Peter Brixius and his supportive wife Colleen. Brixius received a plaque, a weekend spa getaway and a bonus check for $1,000. Pictured are trustees Clayton Gohr and Lisa Hatch, Mayor Paula Davis, Frank Huitt, Peter and Colleen Brixius, Brad Casto, Brent Shroyer and mayor protem Elaine Urie.

RANGELY I A surprise luncheon was held for Rangely town manager Peter Brixius and his wife Colleen in the banquet room at Betty’s Cafe Friday last.

Town to approve budget

RANGELY I The town of Rangely will approve the 2012 budget Dec. 13, 2011, at 7 p.m.