New owners…

New owners Scott Hejl and Angie Sheppard are breathing new life into the old White River Drive In in Rangely located on the west end of the town, under the new name of West End Drive In. Sheppard said they want to be open during the first week of July, keeping a true-to-form menu of burgers, fries, shakes and—since they have a pizza oven—pizza will also be on the menu.

New owners Scott Hejl and Angie Sheppard are breathing new life into the old White River Drive In in Rangely located on the west end of the town, under the new name of West End Drive In. Sheppard said they want to be open during the first week of July,

Elvis in the house…

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In an impressive impersonation of “The King,” Ducey’s Electric owner Alan Ducey proved that Elvis had not left the building that formerly housed the Rangely Carquest, which went out of business in August.

Businesses close…

The front door to Shepherd’s Office Outfitters, located at the intersection of Sixth and Main streets in Meeker, was padlocked shut the morning of June 3. Attempts were made to contact business owners Chad and Jeannette Shepherd of Meeker and a message was left telling them that if they wanted to offer any information or make a statement, they would be welcome to do so by contacting the Herald Times. They were not heard from.

Added to True Value…

Cleary Building Corp. has added trusses and begun placing siding on a building materials facility that will contain “as many things for a project in Rangely that we can stock it with,” Rangely True Value owner Rodger Polley said last week. The 5,500-square-foot posted beam structure going up south of the original True Value property on South White Avenue will be complete by July, Polley said.

Cleary Building Corp. has added trusses and begun placing siding on a building materials facility that will contain “as many things for a project in Rangely that we can stock it with,” Rangely True Value owner Rodger Polley said last week. The 5,500-square-foot posted beam structure going up south of

Pipe cutting…

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W.C. Striegel, Inc., hosted an open house and its own version of a ribbon-cutting ceremony in its new offices in Rangely on Friday.

Rangely’s BTI Services closes; eight lose jobs

A BTI truck moves equipment from its Rangely lease space on River Road, the former office of KR Fishing and Rental. The oil and gas fishing and rental company closed its doors Monday, laying off eight employees and moving all equipment out this week.

RANGELY I Oil and gas fishing and rental company BTI Services closed its Rangely office this week, laying off eight employees Monday morning and removing equipment from its lease space on River Road this week.

Letter to the Editor: Urie says thanks to the Rangely Chamber

Dear Editor: A great big thanks goes out to the Rangely Chamber of Commerce for recognizing Urie Trucking, Inc., as Rangely’s 2014 Industry of the Year at this year’s Crab Crack.

Dismal end to a good season…

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Neither the confidence nor the spirit of Sweetbriar owners Gary and Kathy Staley of Rangely, nor a Broncos-themed parade down Rangely’s Main Street on Sunday afternoon, could help the Broncos as the Seattle Seahawks trounced Denver 43-8 in Super Bowl XLVIII on Sunday evening. The Broncos had a great season,

Rangely holiday vouchers up by 10 percent this year

RANGELY I Rangely’s fifth annual Shop ‘N’ Dine program, which ran through the month of November and ended Dec. 2, gave out approximately 10 percent more in voucher dollars than the amount distributed at last year’s event, Rangely Town Manager Peter Brixius said Friday.

New Striegel office…

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Workers hone details on the exterior of W.C. Striegel’s new office building, scheduled for completion by Thanksgiving or shortly thereafter, controller Teri Wilczek said.

JJ’s Tire and Automotive…

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A new shop for Rangely’s JJ’s Tire and Automotive will open for business sometime in December, owner James Woodall said. JJ’s, located in the former NAPA Auto Parts building on East Main Street for the last two years, will operate from a 4,300-square-foot, four-bay shop across the street from the current location.

Keep receipts for Rangely holiday rewards

RANGELY | It is nearly time to turn in November receipts for Rangely’s annual Shop-N-Dine event!