Grand opening…

The grand opening for Fone Zone, Inc., the new authorized dealer for Union Wireless in Meeker, was held Oct. 9.

Grand opening…

phMKBrothersOpening

Brother’s Custom Processing held a grand opening celebration Friday at 101 E. Market St. in Meeker.

Stage Stop sold to family from Craig

Dave Satterwhite, left, and Jason Steiner shook hands on Monday to close the deal on the sale of Stage Stop Meat Market & Deli in Meeker. Steiner opened Stage Stop in 2006, and he sold the operation to the Dave Satterwhite family of Craig.

MEEKER I Jason Steiner of Meeker opened the Stage Stop Meat Market & Deli in 2006, but he passed on the keys this week to the David Satterwhite family of Craig.

Fire destroys Rangely oilfield supply business

The building housing The Patch Supplies, an oilfield supply company started by Rangely resident Laura Hennerman in 2011, burned to the ground New Year’s Day. Nobody was in the building at the time. “What is already is,” said Hennerman, who doesn’t know whether she’ll start over or move on to something else. “I just want to move forward and trust.”

RANGELY I A Rangely business owner lost her inventory and employment but was left with the remaining loan when a fire burned the building housing The Patch Supplies, an oilfield supply business, on New Year’s Day.

Tipton encourages participation

RBC I Congressman Scott Tipton (R-CO) encouraged people to support local businesses on “Small Business Saturday” (Nov. 24). Tipton, who chairs the House Small Business Subcommittee on Energy, Agriculture and Trade, is a cosponsor of a House Resolution (H. Res. 793) expressing support for the designation of a “Small Business Saturday” and supporting efforts to […]

Shop small, spend big this holiday

RBC I Consumers say they will be out in full force on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, Small Business Saturday, to support the small businesses that fuel the U.S. economy, create jobs and keep communities thriving.

Park Street Grill and Bar satisfies Rangely dining niche

RANGELY I Though it’s in the same space as what used to be Betty’s Café, Rangely’s newest restaurant, the Park Street Grill and Bar, has a different feel behind its food, executive chef Jesper Jonsson says.

Mexican House makes its debut in Rangely

phRGmexicanhouse1

RANGELY I These days, restaurant owners Alberto Vieyra and Arturo Rodriguez have more on their plates than just food.

Shop, Dine most successful

RANGELY I The Town of Rangely started the Shop and Dine Rangely program four years ago and the number of receipts generated and individuals participating in the program this year broke records.

Helping businesses cut red tape, costs

RBC I The Colorado Senate Republicans will conduct six regional business roundtables across Colorado beginning July 28 to collect new ideas for cutting red tape and compliance costs for Colorado employers.

Consumers, businesses work together

MEEKER I There’s no doubt times are tough for small businesses but according to former retailer Cinda Baxter, it’s business owners — not the economy or circumstances — that determine whether or not a business succeeds.

New owners for RBC funeral homes

Mitch and Ty Ann Blackburn, pictured with their sons Dakota, McClain, Braxten and daughter Shanae, recently purchased the Rio Blanco County Funeral Homes in Meeker and Rangely, keeping the names and phone numbers the same.

The funeral homes in Rio Blanco County have new owners. Mitchell (Mitch) and Ty Ann Blackburn have purchased Rio Blanco County Funeral Homes from Joseph and Teresa Swiger.