Archive for: July, 2015

Mesa County 63rd in latest ranking of best small places for business and careers

Mesa County ranks among the upper third of small metropolitan areas in the United States in the latest annual listing of best places for business and careers. The Grand Junction metropolitan statistical area, which is defined as Mesa County, placed 63rd among the best small places for businesses and careers in an annual listing compiled […]

Regional manager joins mortgage office

Spencer Marsh has joined Major Mortgage in Grand Junction as a regional operations manager and loan originator. Marsh brings to his new duties more than 15 years of experience in the mortgage industry. He grew up in the Grand Valley and graduated from Fruita Monument High School. He attended Weber State College in Utah. Major […]

Real estate firm honors best-selling agents

Lori Enriquez, Kathy Tomkins and Meighan Marquis were honored as the top agents for June at Heiden Homes Realty and Associates in Grand Junction. Enriquez posted the most closed transactions, Tomkins recorded the highest dollar volume in sales and Marquis had the most new listings. Heiden Homes operates offices at 735 Rood Ave. In addition […]

Library names new administrators

Rachael Hanson has been named head of information services for the Mesa County Libraries. Manny Miracle has been named head of literacy services. Hanson oversees librarians, helps library patrons find materials and organizes guest speaker appearances. Hanson joined the library staff 15 years ago and has worked in most departments since then. She holds a […]

Grand Junction company announces Realtors of the month

Eileen Turner and Linda Sparks were honored as Realtors of the Month for July and June, respectively, at Coldwell Banker Distinctive Properties based in Grand Junction. Turner was recognized for the number of her listings in June. Sparks was awarded for her sales volume in May. Todd Conklin, president and chief executive officer of Coldwell […]

Accounting firm announces staff promotions

Dalby, Wendland & Co., a full-service accounting and consulting firm based in Grand Junction, has announced nine staff promotions. Michael West has been promoted to associate principal. West, a certified public accountant, joined the firm in 2004 and since has developed expertise in business and individual taxation, business and financial consulting, business forecasting and estate […]

Maps detail new bus routes

New maps and information is available to detail Grand Valley Transit route changes that went into effect July 20. Maps are available on GVT buses and transfer facilities. Information also is available online at People also can call 256-7433 to request that a map be mailed to them or a stack of maps be […]

Kids Fun Fest set for Grand Junction park

Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting  Service and Home Loan Insurance will present the Western Colorado Kids Fun Fest on Aug. 1. The Kids Fun Fest is set for 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Lincoln Park near 12th Street and Gunnison Avenue in Grand Junction. The free event will include booths, live entertainment and appearances by […]

Tickets available for benefit concert

Tickets are available for a benefit concert featuring the Hazel Miller Band. The concert is set for Aug. 1 at Grande River Vineyards, 787 Elberta Ave. in Palisade. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. The concert will start at 7:30 p.m. Participants should bring their own lawn chairs and blankets. No outside beverages will be […]

Downtown store schedules events with authors

A series of events featuring authors continues at Crystal Books and Gifts in downtown Grand Junction. Robin Gile, author of “The Compete Idiot’s Guide to Palmistry,” will present a short talk starting at 11 a.m. Aug. 1 at the store, located at 439 Main St. Gile also will offer private 30-minute readings for $45 on […]


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