Archive for: March, 2015

Mesa County jobless rate still on the rise

Phil Castle, The Business Times The monthly unemployment rate in Mesa County continues to rise in part because of layoffs in the energy sector. But local officials say it’s too early to tell whether the first increase in the February jobless rate in six years is an anomaly or something else. More will be known […]

Tickets available for benefit gourmet luncheon

Tickets are still available for a VIP luncheon planned as part of Edesia, a benefit event pairing food and beverages. Edesia is scheduled for March 29 at the Wine Country Inn, 777 Grande River Drive in Palisade. The luncheon is set for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., followed by the main event from 1 to […]

Leading index forecasts growth, but at a slowing pace

A monthly index forecasting economic conditions in the United States continues to rise and signal growth, although at what could be a slower pace. The Conference Board Leading Economic Index rose two-tenths of a percent to 121.4 in February. Separate measures of current and past economic performance also increased. The leading increase has increased 2.4 […]

Health care professionals finalists for nursing awards

Six health care professionals have been selected as Western Colorado finalists for a statewide award honoring their contributions. Beth Brown of HopeWest, Courtney Kasun and Stacie Schreiner of Colorado Mesa University, Jackie Nishiya of Community Hospital and Don Ranus and Brent Walker of St. Mary’s Hospital were honored as Nightingale Luminaries for Western Colorado. They […]

Family Health West hires therapist

Rogan Adams has joined Family Health West in Fruita. Adams works as a physical therapist at the rehabilitation therapy center located at 551 Kokopelli Blvd. Adams holds a bachelor’s degree in integrative biology from the University of Colorado in Denver and doctoral degree in physical therapy from Midwestern University in Arizona. “Bringing Rogan on board […]

March of Dimes honors volunteer leaders

Joe Reed of RE/MAX 4000 and James Pulsipher of Fidelty Mortgage in Grand Junction were honored for their efforts on behalf of March of Dimes. Reed and Pulsipher received awards for distinguished  leadership in special events for their roles as event chairmen of the 2014 Western Slope Signature Chefs Auction. The event attracted nearly 300 […]

Broker associate joins firm, administrators attend conference

Michael Tofel has joined the Christi Reece Group at Bray Real Estate in Grand Junction as a broker associate. Robert Bray, chief executive officer of Bray Real Estate, and Michael Burkhard, sales manager of the firm, attended a conference with real estate professionals from around the world. Tofel moved to Grand Junction from Gunnison, where […]

Business honors best-selling agent

Lori Enriquez was honored as the top-performing agent for February at Heiden Homes Realty and Associates in Grand Junction. Enriquez posted the highest dollar volume for sales during the month as well as the most new listings. Heiden Homes operates offices at 735 Rood Ave. For more information, call 245-7777 or log on to the […]

Real estate firm announces partner promotion

Theresa Pemberton has been promoted to partner of Coldwell Banker Distinctive Properties, a real estate firm serving the Grand Valley as well as resort markets in Steamboat Springs and Vail in Colorado and Sun Valley in Idaho. “I couldn’t be more excited to call Theresa my partner in the firm. If it weren’t for her […]

Staffing service to host leadership simulcast

Express Employment Professionals staffing service in Grand Junction will host a live presentation of its Refresh Leadership program. The event is set to begin at 8:10 a.m. April 15 at the Mesa County Workforce Center at 519 29 1/2 Road. A continental breakfast will be served. Participants may make an optional $10 donation to the […]

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