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.

Christmas tree dump site…


The Town of Rangely’s Christmas tree dump site on Purdy Road on Rangely’s northeast end doesn’t have any Christmas trees yet, but it soon could. The town is accepting discarded trees at the site until Jan. 15.

Rangely Town Council hears updates, OKs $1 million in grant requests

RANGELY I The Rangely Town Council met Nov. 25. They heard updates from Town Manager Peter Brixius and approved the application process for grants totaling just under $1 million.

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.

RANGELY I A non-motorized trails project in the works for more than two years approached completion this week while Town of Rangely subcontractors began work on a veterans’ memorial park in the existing Hefley Park last week. The first link of a 16-mile, five-loop trail system outlined in a 2011 master plan is in its […]

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).