Archive for: November, 2010

Pace of Colorado ag exports remains well ahead of 2010

Exports of agricultural products from Colorado remain well ahead of last year  thanks in large part to increased sales of meats and hides. “Increased exports are critical for Colorado’s agricultural industry, and it is encouraging to see our exports increase in all sectors,” said John Stulp, state agriculture commissioner. “We are particularly pleased to see […]

Just in time for the holidays: more consumer confidence

There’s welcome news for anxious retailers in the latest measure of consumer confidence: a timely increase right before the holidays. The Conference Board reported that its Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) rose more than four points in November to 54.1 on more upbeat expectations for the next six months. “Consumer confidence is now at its highest […]

City sales tax collections rise again Year-to-year increase for the October reports

The City of Grand Junction continues to report upswings in sales and use tax collections even as it prepares to trim spending for a third consecutive year. For reports filed in October, representing consumer spending for the month of September, the city collected $4.17 million in sales and use taxes. That’s a 12.08 percent increase […]

Are You A Leader You Would Follow?

We are all leaders in every moment of our lives. Our team is watching, our kids are watching, our significant other, friends, extended family, and people we don’t even know are watching us for guidance on how to navigate this thing called “life”. Leading others can be perceived as a burden and something to avoid, […]

Real estate agent awarded for her service to groups

Sarah Speas, a broker associate with Doyle & Associates Real Estate in Grand Junction, has earned two awards for her service to local and state trade associations of Realtors. Speaks received the Chairman’s Award of Excellence from the Grand Junction Area Realtor Association as well as the Ambassador Award from the Colorado Association of Realtors […]

Therapist celebrates anniversary with special pricing on massages

Terry Syperreck offers special pricing on gift certificates and packages to celebrate her 11th year as a certified massage therapist and her second year at the new location for her business at 2470 Patterson Road in Grand Junction. Syperreck also offers gifts to those who sign up for her monthly newsletter online. Syperreck offers massage […]

Heiden Homes Realty announces top-performing agents for October

Lori Enriquez, Ken Haitt and Bobby Ulibarri were named the top-performing agents for October at Heiden Home Realty and Associates in Grand Junction. Enriquez and Haitt had the most new listings, while Ulibarri had the most sales. Reach Enriquez at 234-7768, Haitt at 201-0610. And Ulibarri at 250-9403. Heiden Homes operates offices at 735 Rood […]

Mortgage banker joins staff at Envoy Mortgage branch office

Brad McCloud has joined the growing team of mortgage bankers at the Envoy Mortgage branch office in Grand Junction. McCloud brings to his new duties experience in sales and marketing in media and real estate. He attended Mesa State College in Grand Junction and has worked in the Grand Valley for nearly two decades. McCloud […]

Health care administrator named CFO at Family Health West

A man who has held a variety of administrative positions in small rural hospitals has been named chief financial officer of Family Health West in Fruita. In his latest role, Jason McCormick will have financial oversight of a nonprofit organization that operates not only a hospital, but also outpatient services and assisted-living and skilled-care facilities. […]

Grand Junction-based bank offers advice to prevent scams involving fake checks

First National Bank of the Rockies based in Grand Junction offers advice to help people prevent scams involving fake checks. While there are many variations to the scam, a stranger proposes to send the victim a check and have the victim wire money in return. The stranger may offer to buy something advertised for sale, […]


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