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Business Buzz: Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado announces new executive director

Craig Daily Press Staff Report

The Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado announced Friday that it has selected Bonnie Petersen to replace outgoing Executive Director Scott McInnis.

Peterson currently serves as executive director for the Western Slope lobbying organization Club 20. Former Congressman McInnis is stepping down due to being elected as Mesa County commissioner Nov. 4, according to a press release from AGNC.

Petersen has held the position as executive director of Club 20 since 2011, prior to which she served six years on the board of directors and was a member since 1988. Peterson has also chaired the boards of the Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce and the Grand Junction Economic Partnership and served as treasurer of the Home and Building Association of Northwestern Colorado, according to the release.

Craig eatery Double Barrel Steakhouse to close

One of Craig's favorite restaurants will close its doors Dec. 20.

Double Barrel Steakhouse owners Ann Marie and Pat Roberts have enjoyed their time as restaurant owners, but they've decided to say goodbye to the dining business so they can spend more time with their 5-year-old son.

The restaurant opened 2 ½ years ago after moving to Craig from Hayden, and it's been a popular spot for prime rib, steaks, burgers and more.

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So popular, in fact, that it's won several Best of Moffat County awards. The restaurant won best place for a steak dinner in 2013 and 2014. It also won best place to work with under 20 employees in 2013.

Advance research pays off when looking for auto body shop

The Better Business Bureau recommends getting to know your local auto services should you ever need auto body repairs following an accident.

"Waiting until your car becomes damaged causes you to make rushed or panicked decisions that may not be in your best interest," said Shelley Polansky, vice president of communications for BBB Serving Northern Colorado and Wyoming.