Consumer confidence index rebounds

A measure of consumer confidence rebounded on more optimistic expectations for business and labor conditions. The Conference Board reported its Consumer Confidence Index rose 2.9 points to 102 in November. The gain reversed three consecutive months of declines. “Consumer expectations for the next six months recovered in November, reflecting improved confidence about future business conditions, […]

Staffing consultant receives Express University certification

Jenny Hunter, a staffing consultant with Express Employment Professionals in Grand Junction and Montrose, has received Express University certification. Hunter joined the staffing office in July and works with the light industrial and skilled trades sectors. The Express University certification program offers classroom instruction, conferences, online courses and workshops that cover various aspects of the […]

Land trust specialist named to easement commission

Nick Jacobson, a conservation specialist with the Colorado West Land Trust, has been appointed to the Conservation Easement Oversight Commission. The eight-member commission oversees conservation easements for which tax credits are claimed, determining if easement donations meet state and federal criteria. The commission also advises the Division of Conservation and Colorado Department of Revenue on […]

Real estate firm honors best-selling agents

Heiden Homes Realty in Grand Junction announced it’s top-performing agents for October.   Kathy Tomkins posted the most closed transactions, while Toni Heiden had the highest dollar volume in sales for the month. Tomkins brings to her duties experience in construction and mobile home sales. The owner of Heiden Homes, Heiden has worked 45 years […]

Alpine Bank names Delta manager

Brison Crow has been promoted to manager of Alpine Bank Delta. Crow joined the officer training program at Alpine Bank in 2022. He’s an alumnus of Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction. Jamie Saff, senior vice president of Alpine Bank, hailed the promotion. “We are excited for Brison’s new leadership role at Alpine Bank in […]

Realtors association present awards

Rebekah Scarrow received the Realtor of the year award from the Grand Junction Area Real Estate Association. Scarrow also was among the recipients of distinguished service awards along with Stewart Cruickshank and Tyler Harris. Cruickshank also received the Realtor in action award for his involvement in GJARA as well as other charities and organizations. Amy […]

HopeWest names new CFO

An accountant, consultant and controller with experience in health care has been hired as the new chief financial officer of HopeWest based in Grand Junction. Peter Schoomaker succeeds Sarah Walsh, who served 26 years before transitioning into an accounting role. “We are thrilled to welcome Peter to the HopeWest team. His financial acumen, dedication to […]

Freddy’s launches holiday gift card promotion

Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers has launched a holiday promotion. Customers who purchase a $25 gift card will receive a $5 bonus card good for purchases Jan. 1 to Feb. 15, 2024. In the Grand Valley, Freddy’s restaurants are located at 737 Horizon Drive and 2489 U.S. Highway 6 & 50 in Grand Junction and […]

Grand Valley Power seeks applicants for summer events

Grand Valley Power based in Grand Junction will accept applications through Jan. 8 from high school students interested in participating in two summer events. Grand Valley Power will sponsor high school juniors and seniors to attend either the youth tour set for June 17 to 23 in Washington, D.C. or cooperative youth leadership camp set […]

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