Stolen Rangely chamber money returned; charges still pending

RANGELY I Last week, the Rangely Area Chamber of Commerce released a statement regarding the theft of more than $30,000 that had occurred earlier in the spring. The statement, in part, confirms that full restitution of the funds has been made.

Kristin Steele faces two felonies in Rangely case

RANGELY I Former Rangely Area Chamber of Commerce Director Kristin Steele, who resigned her position in April, has been formally charged for theft and computer crimes.

Rangely joins Colorado Main Street program

RANGELY I Colorado Main Street has announced that Rangely has joined the Colorado Main Street network as an affiliate.

Rangely chamber director faces criminal inquiry

RANGELY I Last week, the Town of Rangely announced that Rangely Area Chamber of Commerce Director Kristin Steele was no longer with the chamber.

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 Crab Crack a success…

Joyce Rankin, left, a member of the Colorado Board of Education, and Bob Rankin, center, a member of the Colorado House of Representatives, speak with former legislator Russell George, now president of Colorado Northwestern Community College, at the Rangely Chamber of Commerce's annual Crab Crack and award dinner on Saturday.

Rangely Chamber of Commerce opens 2016 with some new incentives

RANGELY I The Rangely Area Chamber of Commerce is hoping to start off 2016 with a bang by introducing several new programs to the community. Chamber Director Kristin Steele is excited about the new programs and their potential impact on the community.

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.”

Meeker, Rangely chambers setting up SBDC offices

RBC I Owning a small business can be challenging as well as rewarding, and a Small Business Development Center is a valuable resource for entrepreneurs seeking assistance with their existing business needs or individuals or partners with concerns ranging from business start-up to and including expansion.

Rangely Gift Guide to be part of town’s Shop ‘N’ Dine program

RANGELY I The Town of Rangely’s Shop and Dine program kicks off Nov. 1, along with a new Rangely Chamber of Commerce Holiday Gift Guide.

Chamber executives…


The Montrose Chamber of Commerce hosted the second annual Western Slope Chamber Executive Meeting on July 29 at the Bridges Golf Course and Country Club. Topics discussed were ballot initiatives, oil and gas, membership, industry trends, and events and fundraisers. Top row, left to right, are chamber executives: Stephanie Kobald (Meeker), Frank Ladd (Rifle), Diane […]

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.