• Development is moving forward on 16 lots in a new subdivision approximately one-half mile west of Parkview Elementary School.
An annexation last spring allowed Rio Mesa Resources, owned by Mike Hayes, to develop the 95-acre site
• After more than 300 people finished off 600 pounds of crab legs at the annual Crab Crack, sponsored by the Rangely Area Chamber of Commerce last Saturday, awards were announced by emcee Tim Webber and presented by RACC executive director Brooke Loshe. Rangely Auto Parts was named the Business of the Year and the flowers and plaque were accepted by owner Brad Casto. Amorette Hawkins accepted the award on behalf of the Rangely Public Library named the Community Service Organization of the Year and Kelly Brown accepted the award for Chevron USA being named the Industry of the Year for the Rangely Area Chamber of Commerce.
• Wild horses eat hay meant for Cripple Cowboy Cow Outfit cattle. Ranchers say the horses complicate their efforts to care for the land and earn a livelihood, especially in a drought year. White River field office manager Kent Walter said that the agency has conducted horse gathers in recent years and that landowners need to submit written notification of trespassing horses to the BLM.