Local Influencer: Dale Katechis, Oskar Blues

Oskar Blues founder Dale Katechis is branching out into new ventures, but continues to champion the cause of home-grown (and brewed) business   As one of the most recognizable names in the Boulder County beer and dining scene, Dale Katechis has spent a quarter-century...

Meet Narcisco Garibay of High Plains Bank

Narciso helps lead High Plains Bank with community in mind. Narciso Garibay joined High Plains Bank in his home base liking how the community bank empowers employee volunteerism. “High Plains Bank encourages its employees to get involved with a lot of community...

Meet Local Influencer, Scott Cook

By Andy Stonehouse Scott Cook, Longmont Chamber of Commerce CEO. (Courtesy Longmont Chamber of Commerce) As Colorado’s Front Range continues to boom, organizations such as the Longmont Area Chamber of Commerce have been instrumental in helping businesses become...

Homespun influence with Vernetta Angelo of Budget Home Supply

By Elise Oberliesen Vernetta Angelo splits her time as a successful real estate broker and marketing director at Budget Home Supply, a local home improvement and lumber supplier. Vernetta also goes by “mom” to her 17-year-old son, and 11-year-old daughter.  She works...

How These Small Businesses Celebrate Holiday Traditions

The holidays are a busy time in Longmont and the Front Range. Communities come closer as they find new ways to celebrate, and Longmont’s small business owners are creative and intentional about how they use their holiday time. From an elaborate dinner celebrating...