Grand Valley residents appointed to state boards

Four Grand Junction residents have been appointed to state boards, commissions and councils. Benjamin Hoffman was appointed to the State Board of Human Services. The board adopts policies, regulations and rules for the administration of the Colorado Department of Human Services. Brien Webster was appointed to the Colorado Wildlife Habitat Stamp Commission, which reviews proposed […]

Two appointed to mineral lease district board

Mesa County Commissioner Bobbie Daniel has been appointed to the Mesa County Mineral Lease District Board of Directors. The Mesa County Commissioners also reappointed Craig Springer, president of Home Loan State Bank in Grand Junction, to the board. Daniel succeeds Mesa County Commissioner Janet Rowland. Springer fills an at-large position. Daniel and Springer join Quint […]

Real estate business honors best-selling agent

Cynthia Castaneda was honored as the top agent for January at Heiden Homes Realty in Grand Junction. Castaneda posted the highest dollar volume in sales as well as the most closed transactions for the month. She’s worked as a real estate professional with Heiden Homes since 2007. A registered nurse, she also cares for a […]

Accounting firm announces promotions

Kimberley Jones has been promoted to human resources supervisor for Dalby, Wendland & Co. based in Grand Junction. Nathan Garcia has been promoted to audit senior for the public accounting and business consulting firm. Jones oversees HR functions, including benefits, compliance and recruiting. Before joining DWC, she worked as an HR professional in the construction, […]

Real estate firm names maintenance and construction director

Mike Urlacher has joined Bray & Co. in Grand Junction as director of the company’s maintenance and construction division. Urlacher brings to the new leadership position experience in maintenance and construction, most recently managing operations for Porter Homes and helping clients with their custom home needs. He previously worked as an estimator at FCI Constructors […]

NFIB alerts Colorado business owners about new obligations

A small business advocacy group urges its members and other small business owners to comply with new obligations in Colorado. They include those imposed under the Family and Medical Leave Insurance (FAMLI) and SecureSavings retirement programs. “Almost half our members process their own payroll — when they get the time, which is becoming scarcer because […]

Dango & Co. schedules private dinner

Dango & Co. has scheduled a private dinner at the Redlands Community Center in Grand Junction. The dinner is set to begin at 5 p.m. Feb. 10 at the center, located at 2463 Broadway. The event will include a six-course meal featuring locally sourced ingredients and creative foods inspired by childhood memories. Vegan substitutions are […]

Comments sought on expanding Bustang services

The Colorado Department of Transportation is surveying Bustang passengers to assess the feasibility of expanding bus services, including services along Interstate Highway 70 between Grand Junction and Denver. “Demand for additional trips has spiked, and we are conducting an on-board questionnaire to determine the best expansion options to facilitate the needs of Bustang riders. Feedback […]

Valentine’s Day fund-raiser to benefit MarillacHealth

The Baker’s Boutique in Grand Junction has joined with title sponsor Vectra Bank and other business partners in the annual Gifts from the Heart Valentine’s Day fund-raiser for MarillacHealth. Boxes of four handcrafted cupcakes — each with different flavors, frostings and toppings — are available for $20. Purchases will benefit the mission of MarillacHealth to […]

Hospital program promotes jobs for disabled young adults

Community Hospital in Grand Junction has implemented a program to promote employment opportunities for young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. “Supporting our community is at the forefront of our mission,” said Chris Thomas, president and chief executive officer of Community Hospital. “Project SEARCH is one more way Community Hospital can help foster young talent […]

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