Dietitian and laboratory technician join Family Health West

Kathy Donoher and Jason Hudson have joined Family Health West in Fruita as a registered dietitian and medical laboratory technician, respectively. Donoher moved to the Grand Valley from Idaho, where she recently completed her dietetic internship. Before that, she completed her master’s degree in family and consumer sciences with an emphasis in nutrition from New […]

Hospice wins awards in creative arts competition

Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado based in Grand Junction earned two awards in a national creative arts competition. The organization won first prize in a social media video category for a video titled “Grief Through the Eyes of a Child.” The organization won an honorable mention for a photograph titled “Louise Takes Off” […]

Marketing consultants go to work for Palisade chamber

Leif Johnson and Dixie Burmeister have been hired to provide marketing services to the Palisade Chamber of Commerce. “I am pleased to have the talents of experience that Leif and Dixie have in marketing and advertising as the chamber builds on what Palisade offers visitors, the community, its chamber members and the Grand Valley,” said […]

Financial planning firm names district vice president

Alex Maurer has accepted the role of district vice president of AXA Advisors. In addition to working with clients to address their financial planning objectives, Mauer is responsible for expanding the firm by seeking new financial planners. A 150-year-old firm that manages more than $1.4 trillion worldwide, AXA Advisors has been working with clients in […]

Famous Dave’s plans Veterans Day celebration

Famous Dave’s Bar-B-Que in Grand Junction will offer free meals to former and active duty members of the military as part of a Veterans Day celebration Nov. 11. “Honoring our local veterans is important to us,” said Monica Etcheverry, general manager of the restaurant. “This is just a small way for us to show our […]

Real estate business announces best-selling agents

Cindy Casteneda, Toni Herridge and Mary Kruse were honored as the top real estate agents in September at Heiden Homes Realty and Associates in Grand Junction. Castaneda and Herridge were tied as the top sellers, while Kruse had the most new listings for the month. Heiden Homes Realty operates offices at 735 Rood Ave. For […]

Attendance down, proceeds up for Winefest

While attendance was down, proceeds from ticket sales were up for the 20th annual version of the Colorado Mountain Winefest in Palisade. A total of 6,174 guests attended the festival in the park during the winefest, down from 6,500 last year. However, proceeds from ticket sales increased because of higher-priced tickets — which included the […]

Allegiant makes listing of best small companies

A company that provides commercial air service between Grand Junction and Las Vegas as well as other travel-related services has been included for a third straight year in a magazine listing of the best small companies in America. Allegiant Travel Co. is included in a list of 100 best small companies in America compiled by […]