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 […]

New banners…

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Approximately half of Rangely’s new town banners have been installed along Main Street while the rest will be placed during the next week, Rangely Town Manager Peter Brixius said. The new year-round banners, designed by Northern Lights Display, were a $7,500 capital project paid for by the town’s economic development fund. Weather damaged many of […]

Letter to the Editor: Let’s move on

Dear Editor: First of all I do not like seeing (airing) problems of our fine Town of Rangely in local newspaper. Serving on any town council job in a small town is first of all not for monetary gain. It is because we like our fine town and try to do the best job we […]

Letter to the Editor: Rangely Watchdog

Dear Editor: Concern #2: Why are they building an industrial facility next to our elementary school when the town owns the industrial park on the east side of town?

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.