Archive for: December, 2014

Vendor mall sells antiques and collectibles

Treasures from the Past, a vendor mall selling antiques and collectibles, has opened in Grand Junction. The store is located at 2923 North Ave. in Enterprise Park and open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. The store offers 10 percent off purchases of $20 or more to customers age 50 and over […]

New store sells toys and collectibles

 Robert and Sandie Windscheffel have opened R & S Toys and Novelties in Grand Junction. R & S Toys and Novelties, located at 1000 N. Fifth St. in the Menagerie Square near Fifth Street and North Avenue, offers vintage toys and unique collectibles. The store sells toys from the 1980s and 1990s, including Hot Wheels, […]

Montrose KOA earns award

The Montrose/Black Canyon National Park KOA Campground has been awarded the 2015 President’s Award from Kampgrounds of America. The President’s Award is presented to campgrounds that earn high scores for customer service from campers as well as an annual KOA quality review. “Our owners and their staffs are well-trained and truly are the leaders in […]

Mind Springs expands Grand Junction campus

Mind Springs Health has opened an 11-bed facility at its Grand Junction campus to add to the mental health care services offered in Western Colorado. The Transitions at West Springs facility offers services to adults in need of a short-term psychiatric stay. The facility complements the 32-bed West Springs psychiatric hospital, the only one of […]

Nominations sought for chamber awards

Nominations will be accepted through Jan. 2 for annual awards presented by the Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce. The chamber presents business of the year awards in two categories: firms with less than 25 employees and firms with 25 or more employees. The chamber also presents a citizen of the year award. Winners are […]

Cricket Wireless opens in Grand Junction

Cricket Wireless has opened a store in Grand Junction. The store, located at 2851 North Ave., is open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 8 p.m. Sunday. Cricket Wireless, a subsidiary of AT&T, offers wireless communication services plans starting at $35 a month in addition to cellular telephones and […]

Franchisee plans two Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants

A Western Colorado franchisee plans to open two Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants in the region. Brian Long has signed a development contract to become the first Western Slope franchisee for Dunkin’ Donuts. He expects to open one restaurant in 2015 and a second restaurant within several years. The locations haven’t yet been determined. Meanwhile, Dunkin’ Donuts […]

CMU joins in initiative to promote ethics

Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction will receive a total of $1.25 million over the next five years as part of an initiative to teach and foster ethics in business students. CMU is one of three universities that have been accepted into the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative. The additions follow a decision to expand a […]

Construction firm earns city recognition

Blue Star Industries is the first company to be recognized in a new program conducted by the City of Grand Junction highlighting local development. Blue Star Industries was recognized as the city’s featured development project. “The recognition — which in this case is based on innovation in development, impact on the Grand Junction economy and […]

Election affords an opportunity for tax reform

The political wave that hit American politics on election day must not go to waste when it comes to moving public policy in a different and productive direction. Perhaps the greatest opportunity to make a significant contribution to boosting our economy in the near term and over the long haul is comprehensive, pro-growth tax reform. […]

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