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Delta economic development group names director

Stacy Voigt has joined Delta County Economic Development as executive director. “I am excited to roll up my shirt sleeves and get to work with the community to help them achieve their greatest economic potential,” Voigt said. “I think this is an amazing time for me to join DCED, and I am looking forward to […]

Business honors best-selling agents for October

Jon Nash, Cynthia Castaneda, Mary Kruse and Kat Rhein were honored as the top-performing agents for October at Weichert Realtors-Heiden Homes Realty in Grand Junction. Nash posted the highest sales dollar volume for the month. Nash tied with Castaneda and Kruse for the most closings. Nash, Castaneda, Kruse and Rhein tied for the most new […]

Real estate firm announces additions, designation

Isabel Borman and Katari Lewis have joined Bray Real Estate as broker associates. Valerie Nicholson, another broker associate with the Grand Junction business, has earned the Certified Residential Specialist designation. “Isabel is an honest, motivated and creative person, and I have no doubt that her priority is to go the distance for her clients and […]

CMU honors distinguished alumni and faculty

Al Ruckman, an engineer who founded GeoStablization International in Grand Junction, and Robert Strong, a retired aviation engineer who’s traveled the world, have been selected as the latest distinguished alumni from Colorado Mesa University. Gigi Richard, a geology professor at CMU, was named distinguished faculty member. The three will be among those honored a dinner […]

Grand Junction insurance professional honored

James Lummis, a partner at Moody Insurance Agency in Grand Junction, has been honored for his involvement in the Society of Certified Insurance Counselors. Lummis received a certificate marking his more than 15 years of participation as a designated CIC, which requires annual training he applies to risk management and meeting the needs of business […]

Orthopaedic surgeon joins Grand Junction practice

Dr. Louis Stryker, an orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in joint reconstruction and replacement, has joined Rocky Mountain Orthopaedic Associates in Grand Junction. “I believe in tailoring treatment to each patient based on his or her specific problems, limitations and goals,” Stryker said. “I’m committed to hearing and understanding your problem, establishing a clear diagnosis and […]

St. Mary’s president named health care “up and comer”

Dr. Brian Davidson, president of St. Mary’s Medical Center in Grand Junction, is among the latest group of emerging leaders age 40 or younger recognized for their contributions to the health care industry. Davidson is included in the 2017 class of up and comers honored by Modern Healthcare, which publishes a weekly magazine with the […]

Grand Junction names public works director

Trent Prall has been appointed director of the Grand Junction Public Works Department. Prall oversees a department with five divisions and a total of 68 permanent and seasonal employees. He succeeds Greg Lanning, who resigned earlier this year. Prall brings to his latest position nearly 30 years of experience as a registered professional engineer who’s […]

Grand Junction police chief named CBI director

Grand Junction Police Chief John Camper has accepted a position as director of the Colorado Bureau of Investigations. Camper’s last day with the Grand Junction Police Department will be Dec. 1. “I’m honored to be given the opportunity to serve law enforcement and the community at a state level, although it is going to be […]

Chef sharing Brazilian cuisine at CMU

Plinio Viana will share his experience with Brazilian cuisine and cooking techniques at Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction as part of the Sodexo Global Chef Program. The program enables Sodexo chefs worldwide to travel to different countries for month-long residency programs to share their talents with local culinary staff as well as students and […]


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