All in the family: Residency program brings doctors to West Slope »

From left, Drs. Christopher Taggart, Andrew Jones and Christopher Meinzen discuss the family medicine residency program at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Grand Junction. Meinzen is among the latest graduates of the program and works as a hospitalist at St. Mary’s. Since 1979, the program has brought about half of primary care physicians to Mesa County. (Business Times photo by Phil Castle)

Phil Castle, The Business Times Christopher Meinzen applied to family medicine residency programs across the country, but was accepted to what he says was his first choice — the program offered at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Grand Junction. Three years later, Meinzen has started…

Jul 10 2018 / Leave A Comment / Read More »

Chain reaction: Cycling firm plans Grand Junction facility »

From left, Danie van Wyk, Brad Stieg and Dewet Marais look over a shipment of Squirt bicycle chain lubricant at a storage area at the Business Incubator Center in Grand Junction. The South Africa-based company plans to open a facility in the Grand Valley to manufacture and distribute its various cycling and endurance sports products. (Business Times photo by Phil Castle)

Phil Castle, The Business Times An avid mountain biker, Dewet Marais can tell the difference in the types of lubricants used on the chain of his bike — not only in the way his bike performs, but also the sound it makes. A wet lubricant…

Jun 26 2018 / Leave A Comment / Read More »

Journey to recovery: Surgeon gains new perspectives from adversity »

Phil Castle, The Business Times Kennan Vance understands why his patients sometimes grow discouraged when their progress slows. Vance feels their pain because he’s endured pain of his own following a horrific bicycle accident, a succession of surgeries and more than a year of rehabilitation.…

Jun 12 2018 / Leave A Comment / Read More »

Bigger glass: Improving conditions encourage a more upbeat outlook »

Phil Castle, The Business Times Diane Schwenke considers a lot of factors in tracking business conditions in the Grand Valley, among them labor estimates, tax collections and housing starts. But Schwenke also considers the anecdotal information she gathers from the business owners and managers with…

May 30 2018 / Comments Off / Read More »

Young entrepreneur makes the case for a better pillowcase »

Phil Castle, The Business Times Nick Silzell was frustrated — nearly to the point of giving up on his ambitions to create a new product and launch a business, not to mention continue participating in an instructional program for young entrepreneurs. The 12-year-old Grand Junction…

May 16 2018 / Comments Off / Read More »
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