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Old 02-17-2007, 11:48 AM
 
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Anyone have any information about Rangely?

Whats the weather like?

People friendly?

Any information would be appreciated.

Thanks
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Old 02-17-2007, 02:50 PM
 
Location: Colorado Springs
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My husband went to school up there, 15+ years ago. He liked it alot, but I am sure things have changes since then.
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Old 02-17-2007, 03:48 PM
 
Location: Littleton, CO
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I had a friend that went to school there as well, a few years ago.... he liked the people there, but he said it got pretty cold sometimes, although he never mentioned a lot of snow (although I'm sure they get their fair share). He did complain about shopping-- according to him, there's not a lot in Rangely. You have to drive to Vernal to get to the nearest Wal Mart and Grand Junction for a wider selection of shopping beyond Wal Mart. It is pretty remote, so if you like to really be away from everything I guess you can't go wrong there.
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Old 02-24-2007, 04:34 AM
 
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I live near Rangely and the weather is relatively mild in the winter, but does get somewhat hot during the summer.

The people in Rangely are good folks and it is a small town. Right now it is in a boom period from natural gas development, the existing oil field and future oil shale development. So it is very similar to a small Texas oil town. There aren't a whole lot of amenities on the town other than the community college, so if you don't work in industry or at the college, jobs can be scarce.

It's roughly 45 minutes away from Vernal, Utah which has all the stores that you need and Grand Junction is just an hour and 15 minutes away. Dinosaur National Monument is roughly 20 miles North and is an awesome place.

The actual town of Rangely and the immediate outskirts aren't pretty, but you go 20 minutes in any direction and it is beautiful country. The area boasts some of the greatest collections of archaeological resources anywhere in the west.
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Old 01-04-2009, 06:45 AM
 
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Sage Sam - I also am considering relocating to Rangely for employment reasons. Are there many affordable rental properties to be found this late in the semester?
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