Archive for: June, 2016

Survey: Colorado business leaders upbeat, but growth could slow

Colorado business leaders remain mostly upbeat heading into the third quarter, but their latest responses to a survey also indicate growth could slow. “The state has been experiencing a slowdown in growth, but still a healthy growth,” said Richard Wobbekind, executive director of the research division at the Leeds School of Business at the University […]

West Slope bank among Colorado companies to watch

Timberline Bank, a community bank with three locations on the Western Slope, is among the latest winners of an awards program that honors Colorado companies that demonstrate high performance in the marketplace through innovative products and processes. Timberline Bank was among 50 firms to receive 2016 awards in the Colorado Companies to Watch program. Launched […]

Colorado ranks ninth in small business tax analysis

Colorado continues to rank among the top 10 states in an annual analysis of how tax systems affect small businesses and entrepreneurs. Colorado slipped one spot, but still ranked ninth in the 2016 Small Business Tax Index calculated by the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council. Colorado assesses comparatively low personal and corporate income tax rates, […]

Leading index reflects risk of slowing growth

An index forecasting economic conditions in the United States has slipped, raising questions about whether moderate growth will continue. The Conference Board reported that its Leading Economic Index fell two-tenths of a percent to 123.7 in May. A separate measure of current conditions held steady, while a measure of past performance increased. “The U.S. LEI […]

Index: Consumer confidence rebounds

A measure of consumer confidence has rebounded, but signals neither improving nor deteriorating business and labor conditions in the months ahead. “Overall, consumers remain cautiously optimisic about economic growth in the short-term,” said Lynn Franco, director of economic indicators at the Conference Board. The Conference Board reported that its Consumer Confidence Index rose 5.6 points […]

Auctioneer completes first year of certification training

Cissy Tabor of Cissy’s Auction Services in Rifle has completed her first year at the Certified Auctioneers Institute (CAI), a training program developed by the National Auctioneers Association for auction professionals. The three-year program offers instruction in business management, communication, ethics, financing, marketing and planning. Upon completion, Tabor will join a group of less than […]

Grand Junction woman reappointed to facilities board

Claudia Beth Crowell of Grand Junction has been  reappointed to the Colorado Educational and Cultural Facilities Authority board for a term that runs through 2012. The authority issues bonds to provide financing for educational and cultural buildings and equipment owned by nonprofit institutions.

Real estate agency honors best-selling agents

Chris Pinson, Melanie Heiden and Cynthia Castaneda were honored as the top-performing agents for May at Heiden Homes Realty and Associates in Grand Junction. Pinson closed the highest dollar volume in sales for the month. Pinson, Heiden and Castaneda tied for the most closed transactions. Heiden posted the most new listings. Pinson brings to his […]

Chiropractor earns certification to offer additional therapies

Bryce Christianson has earned certification in the Graston Technique to offer additional therapies to his patients at Colorado Chiropractic & Muscle Care in Grand Junction. The Graston Technique can be used to treat such conditions as cycling and running injuries, golf and tennis elbow, lumbar strain and plantar fascitis. The instrument-assisted soft-tissue mobilization enables clinicians […]

Chiropractor joins Grand Junction practice

Michael Hawthorne has joined Brady Chiropractic Group in Grand Junction. A practicing chiropractor since 2005, Hawthorne earned his degree from the Palmer College of Chiropractic West. Hawthorne brings to his work a whole body approach. He also integrates strengthening and stretching components into his patients’ daily health regimens, including different aspects of yoga and strength […]

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