Page brings end to success story in closing jewelry store »

Peggy Page, owner of Page-Parsons Jewelers, plans to soon close the downtown Grand Junction store. Page says she’s anxious to spend more time with family after working for more than 50 years in the business her parents, Mancel and Anna Page, purchased in 1964. While long retail hours have taken a toll, Page says she’ll miss her customers. (Business Times photo by Phil Castle)

Phil Castle, The Business Times Peggy Page expects she’ll most miss her customers and time spent not only helping them select jewelry for special occasions and celebrating with them the best of times, but also commiserating with and even praying for them during the worst…

Dec 6 2016 / Leave A Comment / Read More »

High hopes for high tech: Award spotlights efforts to promote industry »

Page Tucker, president and chief executive officer of ProStar Geocorp in Grand Junction, speaks at a ceremony hosted by the Colorado Technology Association in Denver where Tucker won the Apex Award for entrepreneur excellence. (Photo courtesy Colorado Technology Association)

Phil Castle, The Business Times As much as Page Tucker appreciates the recognition he’s received from a statewide award, he’s just as pleased about the opportunity to draw attention to what he expects to become a growing role for technology companies in the Grand Valley…

Nov 23 2016 / Leave A Comment / Read More »

One wild kingdom: Nature center caters to the curious »

Phil Castle, The Business Times Janet Gardner traces her natural curiosity to a childhood growing up in the Grand Valley and time spent outdoors camping, hiking and exploring. “I was always the kid who was flipping over the rocks to see what was there.” Further…

Nov 9 2016 / Leave A Comment / Read More »

Factory work coming: Coworking space to open in Grand Junction »

Phil Castle, The Business Times Brian Watson and Josh Hudnall lead an impromptu tour through the Factory, a coworking space under construction in downtown Grand Junction. In the midst of vacant spaces and exposed wiring, Watson and Hudnall envision high-tech conference rooms where entrepreneurs meet…

Oct 19 2016 / Comments Off / Read More »

Furniture firm offers help in creating healthier workplaces »

Phil Castle, The Business Times Given the potential health hazards involved, prolonged sitting has been described as the new smoking. Office furnishings that can be adjusted to allow users to stand or perch — or at least provide a more comfortable work space — can…

Oct 19 2016 / Comments Off / Read More »
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