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WE MAKE IT HERE: Sleeping bag manufacturer Wiggy’s

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

An idea Jerry Wigutow once had in the late 1960s in a small apartment in Manhattan is today a 26,000-square-foot sleeping-bag-manufacturing plant in Grand Junction. Wigutow, who at the time was selling insulation to jacket manufacturers, came ...

Biz Buzz, March 27, 2011

By Staff

The new year hasn’t been kind to the landlord of the strip mall on the southeast corner of 28 1/2 Road and North Avenue. Three businesses — Rocky Mountain Appliance, Western Slope Billiards and Rent Club Rent to Own — pulled ...

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We Make It Here: Wiggy’s

By Staff

We Make It Here: Wiggy’s  ...

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Montrose Daily Press brings in new publisher

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The Montrose Daily Press hired Francis Wick to become its new publisher. Wick, son of Wick Communications co-owner Robert Wick, will become publisher July 1. Wick Communications has owned the Daily Press since 1997. Former Daily Press ...

Bank of Colorado president retiring; vice president taking over branches

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Bank of Colorado Senior Vice President Jeff Franklin will succeed Chris Launer as president of the bank’s two local branches April 1 after Launer retires. Launer has worked in banking since 1972 and joined Bank of Colorado in 1993. An ...

Gluten-free options find appreciative customers

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Paul Knaysi can’t eat his own delicious pizza creations. That is, unless the downtown Pablo’s Pizza co-owner uses the restaurant’s gluten-free pizza dough. Knaysi began using the dough at his 319 Main St. pizzeria nearly ...


Biz Buzz

By Staff

A casualty of layoffs at a plumbing-supply company, Ivan Sotelo was looking for a job. Clayton Carmack, on the other hand, still had a full-time job, but the energy-drilling industry can be quite volatile when it comes to job security, and he ...

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Foreclosures set tone for home-price drops

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The median price for single-family homes sold in Grand Junction dipped to $175,385 in January, the lowest the market’s median has been in nearly five years, according to the Colorado Association of Realtors. It coincided with 79 ...

Biz Buzz, March 13, 2011

By Staff

Grand Junction-based Golden Villa Homes has been providing new spaces for people in a three-state area for 19 years. On March 1, it took up a new residence of its own, moving to 2394 U.S. Highway 6&50. Company President Shawn Ruse said a ...

Turbo Tax Centers offer help with online system

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Turbo Tax Centers at 564 29 Road is one of only three storefronts in the world that offer taxpayers assistance in person while filling out Turbo Tax forms. The other two are Turbo Tax Centers’ locations in Montrose and Cortez. For the ...

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