Archive for: March, 2012

Palisade hotel to open fine dining venue

A Palisade hotel has announced plans to open a fine dining venue. Caroline’s is expected to open in the Wine Country Inn in April. A grand opening celebration is planned for May. The menu will offer classic French foods with a nouvelle cuisine approach. Colorado products will be used whenever possible. Signature dishes will include […]

Records and information management seminar planned

An upcoming seminar will offer information about records and information management, including the use of electronic records to obtain evidence for legal proceedings as well as computer software to share content. The Western Colorado Chapter of ARMA International has scheduled its spring seminar for 8:30 a.m. May 4 at the Mesa County Courthouse, 544 Rood […]

Mesa County jobless rate retreats as labor demand increases

Phil Castle, The Business Times:  The monthly unemployment rate in Mesa County has declined even as labor demand has increased to its highest level in four years. After spiking at 9.6 percent in January, the seasonally unadjusted jobless rate retreated to 9.3 percent in February, according to the latest estimates from the Colorado Department of […]

Do You Have A Team Of Raving Fans?

Perhaps you are familiar with the term “Create raving fans out of your customers.” It is absolutely true that this should be a primary aim of any business. After all, if your customers don’t like you, they most likely will not do business with you and they certainly won’t recommend you to others.  As a […]

Facebook: business timeline part two

I’m sure you’ve all seen the reminder to view your page in Timeline and hopefully you’ve started thinking about visual strategy, posting ideas and content.     Luckily, the developers at Facebook realize the importance of your time and that this is a big change for business owners. Therefore, the new versatile, informative admin panel is […]

The benefits of healthy employees

Corporate wellness” is the new buzz phrase.  It isn’t a new concept, but one that has moved into the forefront in the minds of many businesses today.   Since health care costs continue to sky rocket and the economy remains challenging, business owners and managers are being forced to look at all costs related to their […]

Underpublicized 2012 tax changes & reminders

Every year, the IRS institutes big and little changes – and some don’t get as much notice as they should. Here is a rundown of some of alterations and asterisks affecting taxpayers this year.     Don’t forget Form 8949. If you are reporting capital gains or losses for 2011, you must file this new form […]

The Oaks Changes Colors

Special to The Business Times Family Health West in Fruita is pleased to announce  that The Oaks Assisted Living Facility will be the recipient of the upcoming 23rd Annual Red Baron Ball, April 21st at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Grand Junction.    With a capacity of 100 residents, The Oaks may have been the very […]

Putting patients first

Local hospitals use technology, customer service and quality to give their patients the best care available across the region and state. By Craig Hall The Grand Valley has always been known for tackling issues locally, rather than waiting for national mandates or solutions. The issues of our nation’s healthcare concerns are no different. Grand Valley […]

Hilltop Home Care Expands Services to the Community

Special to The Business Times Hilltop Home Care announces the expansion of their in-home care services to the community. For over 26 years Hilltop Home Care has been providing comprehensive and compassionate in-home care to seniors and brain-injured adults through their residential and non-residential programs. They are now bringing this experience to those in the […]


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