Archive for: October, 2010

Hotel restaurant to reopen under new operators

A restaurant in a Grand Junction hotel soon will reopen under new operators. Richard Tally, owner of the Quality Inn, announced that he has leased what previously was the Good Pastures Restaurant in the hotel to Raul and Cathy Wolf. The newly remodeled restaurant is scheduled to reopen Nov. 1 under the name Wolf’s Good […]

Colorado fares well in latest assessment of state business climates

Colorado ranks 15th among the 50 states in the latest assessment of how taxes affect businesses. While Colorado dropped two spots in the State Business Tax Climate Index for 2011, the state  continues to fare well overall in the annual ranking with comparatively low income, property and unemployment insurance taxes. Compiled by the Tax Foundation […]

Health insurance system to struggle with economic reality – Rocky Mountain Health Plans executive says disposal income to drop while insurance companies try to recoup higher costs

Neil Waldron is no stranger to the insurance industry. He’s worked for both private and non-profit insurance companies over the past decade. Currently, as chief marketing officer for Rocky Mountain Health Plans, he works for a non-profit company that’s been praised for its part in what could be a blueprint for a national health insurance […]

Are You IN, or Are You OUT?

In my last column, I laid out the differences between thriving, surviving and drowning. As long as you were honest with yourself, you were able to identify which of these realities you are currently experiencing, in your career or business, and life. With your new clarity, you can begin to make changes in your perspective, […]

Neurosurgeon opens practice at Family Health West clinic

Neurosurgeon Larry Tice has joined the Family Health West Kokopelli Clinic in Fruita. After years of practicing neurosurgery in Grand Junction, Dr. Tice has opened a practice in Fruita at 551 Kokopelli Blvd., Suite I. “We are very fortunate to partner with Dr. Tice. His knowledge and expertise is a true asset to this community […]

Grand junction real estate firm announces top agents for September

David Faricy and Lori Enriquez were honored as the top agents during September at Heiden Homes Realty and Associates in Grand Junction. Faricy posted the most sales based on total dollar volume, while Enriquez posted the most new listings. Faricy has worked in the real estate industry for more than 10 years and holds a […]

Grand Junction Realtor receives association rookie of the year award

Amanda Hill, a broker associate with Bray Real Estate in Grand Junction, was selected as the 2010 Rookie of the Year by the Grand Junction Area Realtor Association. Hill earned the award not only for her sales performance in her first year as a Realtor, but also for her involvement in the community. She’s a […]

KAFM community radio station names new executive director

Marc Foster has taken over as executive director of the KAFM community radio station in Grand Junction. Foster, who was selected from among 16 candidates, long has served as a volunteer and member of KAFM. He succeeds Ryan Stringfellow, who plans to pursue other business and personal interests. “Marc’s long-time dedication and experience at the […]

Firm offers radon tests, mitigation

Foundation Repair of Western Colorado provides radon testing for homeowners as well as ways to mitigate high levels of radon. “Fall and winter are the ideal times to test for radon in the home, since windows are typically closed and any radon in the home will not be diluted with fresh air from outdoors,” said […]

Bank offers tips to help people prevent identity theft

As part of an observance of the recent National Protect Your Identity Week, First National Bank of the Rockies reminds people of ways to prevent identity theft. “FNBR works diligently to protect our customers from identity theft. We use a combination of safeguards to protect customer information, such as employee training, strict privacy policies and […]


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