Archive for: August, 2015

Airline adds to regional flights to serve ski resorts

Allegiant has announced plans to expand its commercial air services in Western Colorado. Starting Dec. 18, Allegiant plans to offer twice-weekly nonstop flights between Montrose Regional Airport and Las Vegas. The new seasonal flights are expected to bring nearly 5,000 visitors to Telluride and other ski resorts in the region. Allegiant also offers service between […]

Business helps clients clear out clutter

A new business helps clients clear out their clutter. Spiffy Home Organizing helps clients get organized, whether it’s a closet, garage or home office. The business helps clients in deciding what’s trash, what can be donated and what to keep. In addition, the business can help clients organize and price wares for yard and estate […]

Powderhorn selling discounted preseason passes

Preseason ski passes to Powderhorn Mountain Resort will remain on sale through Oct. 7, offering savings over full-price season passes as well as free and discounted lift tickets at other resorts. An adult preseason pass sells for $579, a $70 savings over full-price season passes. Additional types of passes are available for college students and […]

Weekly author events continue at book store

A series of weekly events featuring local authors continues at Crystal Books and Gifts in downtown Grand Junction. The next Off the Shelf event is set for 6 p.m. Sept. 3 at the store, located at 439 Main St. The event will feature Marcus Straub, a coach and consultant who works with individuals and businesses  […]

Auto body shop earns collision care certification

Taber Auto Body Paint & Frame in Grand Junction has earned designation as a Collision Care Provider. Assured Performance Collision Care, a nonprofit consumer advocacy group, awards the designation to collision repair businesses that have passed an evaluation and inspection process that demonstrates their abilities to properly and safely repair automobiles and restore vehicles to […]

New TV station offers lineup of iconic programming

A new Western Colorado television station offers a lineup of some of the most iconic shows in broadcasting, including “Charlie’s Angels,” “Fantasy Island” and “Murder She Wrote.” KGBY Television Partners in Grand Junction launched KGBY-TV. The station broadcasts on 20.1 as well as Charter cable channels 4 and 504 and Dish Satellite Network channel 6. […]

Bank honored as social media leader

Bank of Colorado has been honored as a leader among community banks for using social media as a part of its marketing and communications strategies. Bank of Colorado is included among the Top 50 Community Bank Leaders in Social Media in an annual competition organized by the Independent Community Bankers of America. “It’s an honor […]

Volkswagen dealership opens

A new Volkswagen dealership has opened in temporary quarters in Grand Junction while a new facility is under construction. The temporary sales facility for Grand Junction Volkswagen has opened near the intersection of 24 and F 1/2 Roads. The facility is located just south of where the new Grand Junction Subaru-Volkswagen is set to open […]

Dos Hombres location under new ownership

After 38 years in operation, the Dos Hombres Mexican restaurant in the Redlands area of Grand Junction is under new ownership. Jack Sigle purchased Dos Hombres from Scott and Mo Howard. Sigle has worked at the restaurant for 10 years, the last two as general manager. “I’m more than ready to take this on,” Sigle […]

Creative efforts: Entrepreneurs respond to downturn by launching new venture

Lindsey Robinson, owner and designer of Low Barrel Creations,
displays some of the products fabricated by the Grand Junction company. (Business Times photo by Phil Castle)

Phil Castle, The Business Times       Faced with a downturn in the energy industry their Grand Junction machine shop serves, Lindsey Robinson said she and her husband, Aaron, had a decision to make. They could reduce staffing until sales rebounded or try to keep employees busy fabricating different products. The Robinsons pursued the […]


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