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Business beat: Moving up the street

Bryce Jacobson

Having formerly had an office at Moffat Insurance Agency — which was recently sold and relocated to the offices of Mountain West Insurance and Financial Services — Richard Haslem of Centennial Benefits Group will now be located upstairs at the Bank of Colorado, 250 W. Victory Way.

Haslem specializes in group and individual health, dental, vision, disability and life insurance plans and is the No. 1 provider of Aflac insurance in Northwest Colorado. Haslem said he is "excited to continue to serve you as one of the fastest growing full-service benefit advisory groups in the intermountain West."

You can reach Richard by calling 824-9617 or by stopping by his new location.

Murdoch's welcomes new manager

Andy Keith, the 2008 Craig Chamber of Commerce Business Person of the Year and former manager of the Craig Murdoch's Ranch & Home Supply, has accepted a new position as store manager of the Laramie, Wyo., store.

"Since the store opened, Andy has worked hard to establish a good rapport with the community as a whole," Chamber Director Christina Oxley said of Keith in 2008. "The continued sales growth is a result of the good relationships which have been built."

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Murdoch's has been involved in the community with such events as Whittle the Wood, 4-H, Christmas for Seniors and Kids, just to name a few.

The new manager is Melanie Hannafious, a Colorado native who grew up in Colbran. Most recently, she had been working at the Montrose Murdoch's as an assistant manager.

You can greet Hannafious by stopping by the store at 2355 W. Victory Way or by calling 824-4100. For more information about Murdoch's, visit them online at

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According to Mane Attitude's listing, the salon "staff is dedicated to serving you with the best in hair care, men's old-fashion barber cuts, manicures, pedicures, waxing, and now we have expanded to bring you nail tech service." The new nail tech is Alyssa Fineran.

You can visit the salon by stopping by their downtown Craig location at 571 Yampa Ave. in Craig, by calling 824-4064 or by visiting their site online at and searching for the keyword, "mane."

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