Hanson, Moser & Associates in Phoenix has opened an office in Albuquerque, N.M., to service its clients in that state.

The Phoenix Coyotes have selected Lavidge Hiegel Communications in Scottsdale to handle all advertising for the team.


The Daily Camera has retained McCarthy Advertising in Boulder to execute and launch an ongoing media campaign. The agency has also added Green Mountain Coffee, Maverick Geophysics and TRACOM to its client roster.


Seidel O’Neil Advertising in Fremont has been hired by STI Certified to launch Hi!Net, a complete video phone package that allows people to see and speak live to anyone in the world for free, as long as they subscribe to its Internet service.


Dodge, Schmitgall in Portland has recently completed a national advertising campaign for RAZMATAZ, a company that raises exotic cats.


Porter Novelli in Los Angeles has established a new interactive marketing services division.

WPA Communications in Santa Monica has added Yikes!, a computer training company, to its client roster.

The broadcast media buying division of Rubin Postaer and Associates in Santa Monica, rpm, has picked up a $10-12 million network, cable and syndicated TV account for Chef America’s Hot Pockets and Lean Pockets frozen sandwiches.

Bear Advertising in Westlake Village has been retained by Sea Vee Boats in Miami and Comet Boats in Naples, Fla., to handle public relations for specific product introductions.

Miller/Shandwick Technologies has relocated its Los Angeles office to Marina del Rey.

Kodiak Communications in Moorpark has added Dogloo to its client roster. It will coordinate the client’s estimated $1 million trade and consumer advertising.

Oxford & Drozda Advertising in San Diego has created a new corporate identity for AZUR Environmental, a San Diego-based biotechnology company.

The Gable Group in San Diego has been hired by Flypaper Press for all public and media relations activities.

Johnson Gray Advertising in Irvine has been retained by Community Health Group in San Diego. The client is a nonprofit health maintenance organization.

Lorenz Advertising & Design in San Diego has created a logo, letterhead package and company brochure for Desert Depot, an environmentally safe agricultural chemical storage warehouse in Yuma, Ariz.

UC Lending has tapped La Agencia de Orc’ & Asociados in Los Angeles to develop a Hispanic advertising campaign.

RiechesBaird Advertising in Huntington Beach has been hired by The Key Largo Casino, soon to be opened in Las Vegas.

Escape magazine has selected Fraser/Young in Santa Monica for its public relations efforts.


Hales Allen in Provo has reorganized to become Allen Advertising. The agency’s client roster includes Pioneer Electronics, Novell, PowerQuest and Capsoft.


Washington Transit Advertising in Seattle has been awarded an additional five-year contract from Intercity Transit, its client for the past 14 years.

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