Kindness Revolution: Insurance agency joins in effort to encourage civility »

Mike Daniels and Tracy Courtney review information posted on social media as part of the Kindness Revolution. Daniels’ insurance agency in the Grand Valley has joined in the organization and initiative of the same name to encourage and recognize acts of kindness, courtesy and respect.(Business Times photos by Phil Castle)

Phil Castle, The Business Times Mike Daniels believes acts of kindness, courtesy and respect should be encouraged — and in doing so, acknowledged. It’s important not only for school-age children to develop those values, Daniels says, but also essential for business owners and managers in…

Sep 12 2017 / Leave A Comment / Read More »

Healthy endeavor: New facilities add to health science instruction at CMU »

Anne Rogers, a student at Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction, demonstrates a simulation while Sandie Nadelson, director of the department of health sciences  at CMU, checks on a display of  vital signs. The new health sciences building features a simulation laboratory where students practice a variety of skills on high-tech mannequins. (Business Times photo by Phil Castle)

Phil Castle, The Business Times        Anne Rogers checks on a patient. Looking up from his bed, his chest slowing moving up and down and his wide eyes blinking, the young, red-headed man isn’t clear about exactly what’s wrong, only that he doesn’t…

Aug 22 2017 / Leave A Comment / Read More »

Changes brewing: Kannah Creek returns to its roots »

Phil Castle, The Business Times It’s not so much the owners of Kannah Creek Brewing are headed back to the drawing board. Rather, they’re returning to their roots. Bernadette Jeffryes, a co-owner who works as business manager of the Grand Junction company, describes the changes…

Aug 8 2017 / Comments Off / Read More »

Grand Valley hospitals collaborate to offer transitional care »

Phil Castle, The Business Times Two Grand Valley hospitals have joined in a collaborative effort to treat so-called transitional patients who no longer require intensive care, but still need rehabilitation and other services. Construction is under way on a $4.5 million expansion at Colorado Canyons…

Aug 4 2017 / Comments Off / Read More »

Connecting the dots: Indicators reflect improving business conditions »

Phil Castle, The Business Times Jon Maraschin jokes that he can’t remember what the first half of the year was like for business activity in the Grand Valley — he was too busy. Although the comment might sound like a Yogi Berra contradiction, there’s also a…

Jul 25 2017 / Comments Off / Read More »
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Survey: Small business owners remain upbeat

A monthly measure of confidence among small business owners remains high on improving expectations for capital spending and sales. The National Federation of Independent Business reported that its…

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