Scholarships now available for Rangely small business owners

RANGELY I Rio Blanco County, the Town of Rangely, private investors and Rangely Chamber of Commerce are offering scholarships for business owners interested in attending an intensive workshop to help small business owners transform their businesses and their community into a destination location. Scholarship applications are due March 14.

Rangely’s Cherise Cardin expands business

RANGELY I In a local economy that many consider tough, a few enterprising individuals are still trying to give their business dreams a full-fledged shot by expanding a business or opening a new business.

Humble Hands massage therapy office now open in Rangely

Aimee Hernandez

RBC I It’s not every day that young adults leave our small towns to further their educations and then return to open their own businesses. However, that is just what Rangely’s Aimee Hernandez has done.

‘Too Old Antique’ store opens in Rangely, has a wide variety of items

“Too Old Antique” had its grand opening on Dec. 18 inside the Fresh Express building at 114 Steele Ave., just off Main Street in Rangely. The business was opened by Laura Osborne, who said the store was a long time coming but that it was well worth the wait.

RANGELY I “Too Old Antique” had its grand opening on Dec. 18 inside the Fresh Express building at 114 Steele Ave., just off Main Street in Rangely.

Rangely child care in danger of closing its doors over funds

RANGELY I In a small town, licensed daycare options for working parents can often be limited. Unfortunately for Rangely, if the financial situation at the non-profit Giant Step Preschool and Child Care Center doesn’t change, those resources could become even more challenging for parents.

Sage, the Rangely Elf, can be worth $250 to shopper

Rangely shoppers who find and photograph Sage, the Rangely Christmas elf, have the opportunity to win $250.

RANGELY I This holiday season Rangely shoppers will have the opportunity to win $250 from the Rangely Chamber of Commerce by playing the chamber’s version of “Elf on the Shelf.”

Heritage Building Center farewell…

John and Becky Hume

Rangely loses Heritage Building & Home Center following liquidation

Heritage Building and Home Center on Main Street in Rangely, owned by John and Beckey Hume since 1997, will liquidate its inventory starting today and close its doors in September. The Humes cited a lagging economy, local competition and the appeal of online and big-box stores as factors in the decision.

RANGELY I Starting today, Rangely’s Heritage Building and Home Center will begin liquidating its store inventory with plans to close its doors next month.

Changes in store…

Rangely’s White River Market is looking at some major changes in the next few weeks, with a soft opening set for July 4, when the market will have been downsized and an Ace Hardware store will have been added. Rangely’s store is the second of six stores owned by The Market chain to have added an Ace Hardware.

RANGELY I Rangely shoppers will soon notice some major changes in the local grocery store. White River Market, owned by parent company The Market, has been downsizing the grocery section of the store to make room for an Ace Hardware.

Letter to the Editor: Looking at incentives not a new concept

Dear Editor: Peggy Rector’s letter in last week’s Herald Times was timely in the sense that Tax Incentives for Qualifying Businesses is exactly what the town trustees and mayor look to consider for further support.

Letter to the Editor: Rangely needs to offer incentives for local businesses

Dear Editor: As I read the article “Casto explains his resignation” dated 4-9-2015, some thoughts came to mind. While I respect all identities involved in the article, please let me share with you my perspective from over the years. First, in the past, I agreed with the Mayor Frank Huitt’s statement regarding not helping business […]

Facelift…

Rangely’s Bank of the San Juans building on Main Street got a facelift this week when Grand Junction’s Calvin Stucco and Stone, Inc., applied a latex cement called Genesis to the building’s cracked and shrinking stucco exterior. A fiberglass mesh was embedded over the existing stucco, followed by troweling on the cement over the existing stucco. Calvin Stucco owner Mark Calvin said the process creates a hard finish designed to last for 10 to 15 years.