Archive for: June, 2015

Library building recording studio

Construction is scheduled to be completed by the end of October on a recording and production studio operated by the Mesa County Libraries. The facility, named 970West Studio, will be built on vacant land owned by the library near the intersection of Fifth Street and Ouray Avenue in downtown Grand Junction. The studio will offer […]

Index: Consumers in “considerably better spirits”

A monthly measure of consumer confidence has increased sharply on more upbeat assessments of business and labor conditions, a gain that could translate into increased spending in the months ahead. The Conference Board reported that its Consumer Confidence Index climbed 6.8 points to 101.4 in June. Components of the index tracking present conditions and expectations […]

It’s a Date: New service helps singles meet

Kathi Pewters consults with a member of It’s a Date, a professional dating service Pewters launched to offer what she describes as a safe, enjoyable and convenient way for singles to meet. (Photo courtesy Kelli McCall)

Phil Castle, The Business Times Kathi Pewters has experienced the difficulties and frustrations of meeting single people in the Grand Valley. Dates set up by well-meaning friends haven’t worked out for the active woman in her 50s, and she’s reluctant to try to meet people in night clubs. She’s not impressed with online dating sites, […]

Entrepreneur launches free bid leads Web sites

Phil Castle, The Business Times Tim Loncarich has been involved in the procurement process from both sides in searching for government and business contracts and compiling information about those contracts for others. But the serial entrepreneur and former Grand Junction resident hopes to expand the process to a far larger scale in making bid leads […]

Grand Valley firm develops Web site platform

Phil Castle, The Business Times John Nelson was looking for a Web site platform that could meet the varied needs of the varied companies he operates — not only in building and hosting Web sites, but also handling commerce, e-mail marketing and social media sharing. What’s more, he wanted something that was affordable. In other […]

Grand Junction joins broadband initiative

The City of Grand Junction has joined  more than 90 cities across the country in an initiative to ensure the availability of fast and reliable Internet services. Membership in Next Century Cities is part of efforts to explore options for improved broadband communications following passage of a ballot measure restoring local authority to provide high-speed […]

Do wellness programs work?

The New York Times recently published a story headlined “Do Workplace Wellness Programs Work? Usually Not.” Understandably, the story got the wellness community gnashing its teeth and wondering how anyone could possibly question the value of wellness.  Surely, traditional wellness programs that encourage employees to adopt such healthy practices as increasing physical activity, eating healthy […]

Could the latest EPA regulations end the great American summer?

Could this be the last great American summer? It will be if President Barack Obama and his grumpy band of killjoys at the Environmental Protection Agency get their way. Under orders from the president, the EPA has decided to wage war against such summer staples as backyard cookouts and Fourth of July fireworks Absurdly low […]

Medical practice schedules varicose vein screening day

Valley Surgical, Aesthetics & Vein Care has scheduled a free varicose vein screening day. The event is set for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 30 at 2478 Patterson Road, Suite 4, in Grand Junction. Screenings are offered by appointment only. For an appointment or more information, call 773-1946. “We want to do what we […]

Obestrician and gynecologist joins Grand Valley practice

Dr. Patrick Scott Pevoto has joined Grand Mesa Women’s Health Care in Grand Junction. Pevoto joins Dr. Kevin Howell in the practice. The board-certified osteopathic obstetricians and gynecologists offer specialty and prevention services. “Adding Dr. Pevoto’s expertise to our team of physicians helps ensure continued service to the women of our Grand Valley,” said Mark […]

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