Archive for: November, 2014

Real estate firm announces staff addition and award winner

Ron Jens has joined Bray Real Estate in Grand Junction. Tom Kenyon, another broker associate with the firm, has earned an award from the Colorado Association of Realtors. Jens brings to his new duties 25 years of experience as a real estate professional. “I have had the pleasure of working with so many families and […]

Pilates studio offers classes for equestrians

The Core Connections Pilates studio in Grand Junction now offers weekly classes for equestrians. The mat classes are set for 9 a.m. Fridays at the studio, located at 321 Rood Ave. The classes help participants strengthen their cores, improve their posture in and out of the saddle and enhance their awareness of correct body movement […]

Restaurant plans fund-raising events

The Dos Hombres restaurant in Clifton will mark 40 years in business with a series of monthly fund-raisers. “We want to help our community where we live, work and play. The second Wednesday of every month we will be teaming up with a nonprofit organization that needs a little extra boost,” said owner Spike Howard. […]

Hilltop opens second location for health care enrollment help

Hilltop’s Health Access has opened a second location in Grand Junction to assist people enrolling in health insurance coverage. The office is located 2897 North Ave. and adds to the services offered at the office at 602 Bookcliff Ave. Both offices are open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays. Call 244-0850 to schedule an […]

Claim adjustment franchise expands

Steve Klene, owner and operator of a Frontier Adjusters insurance claim adjustment franchise, has opened a seventh location. Klene operates his main office in Grand Junction, but also operates locations covering the Aspen, Craig, Glenwood Springs and Steamboat Springs areas in Western Colorado as well as locations in New Mexico, North Dakota and Utah. Frontier […]

Grand Junction restaurant among contest winners

A Grand Junction restaurant is among three Western Colorado establishments selected as the top winners of a statewide challenge showcasing local fare. 626 on Rood placed third in the 2014 Colorado Roots Restaurant Challenge. The winners were announced during the recent Governor’s Tourism Conference in Westminster. Locally owned restaurants in Colorado were challenged to share […]

Hilltop awarded for psychologically healthy work place

Hilltop Community Resources in Grand Junction has received the Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award from the American Psychological Association. The award recognizes companies and organizations that make a commitment to programs and policies that foster employee health and well-being while also enhancing performance. Winners are selected on the basis of anonymous employee surveys and interviews with […]

Accounting firm honor West Slope businesses

A construction company, automobile dealer and lawyer are the latest winners of annual awards recognizing business excellence and community service. Dalby, Wendland & Co. presented its Spirit of Western Colorado awards to FCI Constructors in Grand Junction, Flower Motor Co. in Montrose and Dan Kerst of the Kerst & Strautman law firm in Glenwood Springs. […]

Businesses and organization rank among best places to work

Two businesses and an organization with operations in Grand Junction rank among the best companies to work for in Colorado. Edward Jones, a national financial services company that operates offices in the Grand Valley, ranked first among large companies with 250 or more employees in the 2014 Best Companies to Work for in Colorado program. […]

GOP victories in 2014 set the stage for 2016

Conservative disappointments were blessedly rare this Election Day. That doesn’t lessen the sting felt by those involved in individually lost races, however anomalous they might have been. Suffice to say, though, that Nov. 4, 2014, was an overall good day for Republicans. The big news of the night, of course, was the GOP takeover of […]


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