FOTB: Educated by history; 1980s bust influences Williston hotel owners to remain cautious
WILLISTON -- With an oil boom driving 100 percent occupancy rates at The El Rancho Hotel and a restaurant that is always packed, many business owners would have expanded or built new hotels.
Not Cyndy Aafedt.
The majority owner of the Williston hotel said she's influenced by her father, Ardean Aafedt, who was an owner of The El Rancho when oil prices dropped in the mid-1980s.
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