Tech and rec: Grand Valley offers natural attraction »

Technology consultant Erica Witherspoon relocated to the Grand Valley after working for Amazon, Microsoft and Nintendo in the Seattle area. Witherspoon says she was drawn to the area by its ample recreational opportunities. (Business Times photo by Phil Castle)

Phil Castle, The Business Times  Erica Witherspoon took her time searching for a place in which to relocate. After working for such corporate giants as Amazon, Microsoft and Nintendo in the Seattle area, she says she was ready for a change of pace as well as…

Jun 13 2017 / Leave A Comment / Read More »

Economic lifeblood: Panel explores connections between water and business »

Water plays a key role in the Grand Valley, whether it’s irrigating crops, attracting tourists or, in the case of local wineries, both. The Colorado and Gunnison rivers also help to make the area unique. (Photo courtesy Visit Grand Junction)

Phil Castle, The Business Times Water plays an essential role in the Grand Valley economy whether its used for irrigation, recreation or, in the case of recruiting businesses to the area, attraction. “Water is the lifeblood of our state and our community,” says Kristi Pollard,…

May 23 2017 / Leave A Comment / Read More »

Rolling on the river: Jet boat venture speeds into second season »

Phil Castle, The Business Times  While the inaugural season for his jet boat business exceeded his expectations, Joe Keys has even higher hopes for the second season. If everything goes as Keys plans, more than 2,500 people will join in tours on the Colorado River…

May 10 2017 / Leave A Comment / Read More »

Entrepreneurial dream comes true »

Phil Castle, The Business Times      Jack Hays knew he wanted to run his own business when he was still in grade school and selling stuff to his classmates. While it took a lot of time and hard work, Hays eventually realized his entrepreneurial…

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40 years of fare effort pays off at Dos Hombres »

Phil Castle, The Business Times Spike Howard recalls his first year in the restaurant business and how his family started out with no money or experience, but lots of energy. More than 40 years later, Howard still works nearly every day. While he’s got more…

Apr 4 2017 / Comments Off / Read More »
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