WRBM proposes to service school district’s sports

RANGELY I The Western Rio Blanco Metropolitan Recreation and Parks District (WRBM) has proposed entering into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Rangely School District, where the WRBM would expand its services to take over primary fiscal responsibility for all of the school district’s athletics and extracurricular activities.

WRBM looks at taking over school sports

RANGELY I As school districts throughout Colorado scramble to find ways to trim their budgets — Tim Webber thinks maybe it’s time to think outside the box. Webber, director of the Western Rio Blanco Metropolitan Recreation and Park District, tossed out an idea at last week’s school board meeting that, while nothing has been decided, […]

Here’s Rio Blanco County … by the numbers

County Assessor Renae Neilson knows her numbers. Speaking at an meeting last month of Rio Blanco County Democrats, Neilson, who, by the way, is a Republican, recited figures mostly off the top of her head, with very few notes.

Rangely Recreation Center News

n Saturday hours at the Rec Center will be 12-4 p.m. starting Saturday, Jan. 10.

Rangely Recreation News: September 25, 2008

RANGELY — Patti Williams got a hole-in-one on hole No. 4 at Cedar Ridges Golf Course in Rangely last Saturday. She used a seven wood, and Paula Padilla was her witness. Congratulations Patti!

Recreation center demolition, remodeling is under way

RANGELY — A year from now, when the Western Rio Blanco Recreation Center reopens, it will be the same building. Only better.

Rangely fireworks blast off at Kenney

RANGELY — Folks here can expect a bang on Friday. Once again, the Western Rio Blanco Metropolitan Recreation and Park District will sponsor — with the county and the town also chipping in financially — a fireworks display at Kenney Reservoir.

Rangely Recreation Center News: June 19, 2008

Rangely fishing derby set for June 7

RANGELY — The Rio Blanco Water Conservancy District, Rio Blanco Metropolitan Parks and Recreation District and Colorado Division of Wildlife, in conjunction with the State of Colorado Free Fishing Weekend, have scheduled the annual fishing derby for Saturday, June 7.

Elks plan ‘Youth Week’

RANGELY — The benevolent and protective order of the Elks has designated the first week in May as Youth Week to honor America’s junior citizens for their accomplishments.

Rangely Recreation Center News: April 24, 2008

 An organizational meeting for the youth travel baseball/softball season will be held Monday, April 28 at 6:30 p.m. Any parents who have kids participating in the program are encouraged to attend as well as anyone who may be interested in coaching, umpiring or score keeping throughout the season.

Rangely Recreation News: February 14, 2008

n Registrations are still being taken for the annual Rangely Racquetball Tournament to be held Feb. 29-March 2. The entry fee is $30 for the first event and $15 for each additional event.