Brent Wenning of Craig, right, the operation tech lead for Williams, a natural gas infrastructure company that operates the Overland Pass Pipeline, presents a $500 appreciation grant to John Hutchins, the emergency operations manager for the Rio Blanco Sheriff’s Office. The funds will go to the county’s Local Emergency Planning Commission for general operating purposes.
RANGELY — Rod and Lenora Smuts of Rangely are this week’s “home of honorees.” Rod moved to Rangely in 1960. Lenora is a Rangely native. The couple has been married 35 years.
Williams recently separated into two stand-alone, publicly-traded corporations, Williams and WPX Energy. Representatives from both were in Meeker to donate $15,000 towards the purchase of a second quick-response vehicle for the Piceance Creek area.