Archive for: October, 2014

Fruita hospital announces trauma team and trauma designation

Colorado Canyons Hospital & Medical Center in Fruita has formed a trauma team to oversee services at a facility that’s earned a designation for offering a higher level of emergency care. Dr. Scott Vincent has been named trauma director at the hospital, a part of Family Health West. Vincent will lead a team that also […]

Magazine ranking: Mesa County resort among best in world

A Mesa County resort ranks among the best in the world in the latest results of an annual awards program based on votes cast by more than 76,000 magazine readers. Gateway Canyons Resort & Spa has been recognized in the Conde Nast Traveler 2014 Readers Choice Awards as the best resort in Colorado, the third […]

Consumer confidence rebounds as holiday season nears

A monthly measure of consumer confidence has rebounded on more upbeat expectations for business and labor conditions — and just in time for the upcoming holiday shopping season. The Conference Board reported that its Consumer Confidence Index rose 5.5 points to 94.5 for October, more than offsetting a decline the month before. “Consumers have regained […]

Yes, I’m voting again, but many won’t, and I support them

As I am wont to do from time to time, I put something on Facebook to stir the pot. I do this because I firmly believe Facebook offers the best reflection of the steaming cesspool that is American opinion. It’s also quite unabashed when it comes to those opinions because while it’s not anonymous, it […]

Grand Junction firm included in listing of top products in This Old House

A unique storage system developed by a Grand Junction couple ranks among the top 100 new home products in an annual list compiled for a popular home improvement magazine, television show and Web site. This Old House named the Glideware system to its fourth annual TOH Top 100. “To have the prestigious stamp of approval […]

Leading indicators forecast moderate economic growth

A monthly index forecasting economic performance in the United States has picked back up, signaling moderate growth for the remainder of the year. The Conference Board reported that its Leading Economic Indictor rose eight-tenths of a percent to 104.4 in September. While the LEI was unchanged for August, the index has increased 3.5 percent over […]

New business filings forecast job growth in Colorado

The latest analysis of new business filings in Colorado forecasts continued job growth through the fourth quarter of this year and the first quarter of next year. Nearly 28,000 new businesses registered with the secretary of state during the third quarter — an increase over the second quarter of this year, the third quarter of […]

Grand Junction woman appointed to gaming board

Marcia Arnhold of Grand Junction has been appointed to the Local Government Limited Gaming Impact Fund Board. Arnold, former finance director for Mesa County, will serve a term expiring May 15. The board establishes the methods and criteria for documenting, assessing and reporting the effects of gaming on local government entities. The board also makes […]

Real estate firm honors best-selling agents

Lori Enriquez, Chris Pinson and Kathy Tomkins were honored as the top-performing agents during September at Heiden Homes Realty and Associates in Grand Junction. Enriquez and Pinson recorded the most closed transactions during the month. Pinson and Thompson posted the most new listings. Heiden Homes Realty has operated for 11 years in downtown Grand Junction […]

Broker associate joins real estate firm

Lamberto Cisneros has joined Bray Real Estate in Grand Junction as a broker associate. “Lamberto is young, energetic and bilingual and will be a huge asset to our team,” said Robert Bray, chief executive officer of Bray Real Estate. Cisneros said he enjoys his work. “I believe that I can help people find a home […]


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