Archive for: January, 2016

Seminar planned for first-time home buyers

Keller Williams Colorado West Realty in Grand Junction has scheduled a seminar for first-time home buyers. The seminar is set for 10:30 a.m. to noon Jan. 30 at the firm, located 2474 Patterson Road, Suite 100. For more information, call 256-9100 or visit

Real estate business launches mentorship program

Metro Brokers Grand Junction has launched a mentorship program for real estate brokers who want the resources of a large company but the freedom of eventually owning their own firms. The program matches the brokers and owners of Metro Brokers Grand Junction with broker associates with less than two years of experience. When the year-long […]

Artists sought for studio program

Applications will be accepted through Feb. 26 for three artist in residence positions at the new 970West Studio operated by Mesa County Libraries in Grand Junction. Applications may be submitted online at Artists 18 and older who live in Mesa County are eligible to apply. Artists may be at any stage in their careers […]

Applications due March 3 for federal mineral lease district grants

Applications will be accepted until March 3 for the latest round of grants distributed by the Mesa County Federal Mineral Lease District. The district distributes federal mineral leasing funds to local public entities to support infrastructure, construction and public service projects. Grants are available under programs to support large-scale public works and capital projects as […]

Ski helmet giveaway planned for Powderhorn

St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation and Kohl’s Cares plan to once again give away ski helmets to children at Powderhorn Mountain Resort. The giveaway is scheduled to start at 9 a.m. Jan. 30 in the mountain lodge at Powderhorn, located on the Grand Mesa east of Grand Junction. Parents are encouraged to bring their children early […]

Discount tickets to benefit event on sale

Discounted tickets are available through Jan. 31 for an upcoming fund-raiser pairing food and beverages. Early bird tickets for Edesia sell for $65 and are available at the Wine Country Inn, 777 Grande River Drive in Palisade, or through secure PayPal access at Edesia is set for April 3 at the Wine Country Inn […]

Fruita practice joins Family Health West

Red Rock Integrative Rehabilitation Medicine has joined the health care service lines offered by Family Health West in Fruita. Dr. Ellen Price said she’s pleased to work with Family Health West. “I’m fortunate to collaborate with a bigger institution where I can still provide the best care possible to my patients. Having physical, occupational and […]

Interior design firm earns customer service award

An interior design studio in Grand Junction has earned recognition for its customer service from a home remodeling and design Web site. Tenbro Design Studio won the Best of Customer Service award from Houzz. “We are honored to be considered among the most reputable and experienced designers in the country,” said Brooke Wegener, an owner […]

Policies explain why some states grow and some shrink

The four largest states are split on the direction people are moving. According to the latest U.S. Census Bureau estimates, the four largest states are California with 39.1 million residents, Texas with 27.5 million, Florida with 20.3 million and New York with 19.8 million. These four states are split evenly in terms of exporting or […]

Making America great at the lowest common denominator

I  saw a post on Facebook. Yes, that’s where this idea came from, and which we all hopefully now realize is the window to America’s soul. And, yes, it’s an ugly view of the soul as it relates to where this country is headed. It was done to prove a point as to just how […]


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