Archive for: June, 2016

290,000 gallons of paint collected in recycling program

More than 290,000 gallons of paint were collected during the first six months of a recycling program in Colorado. While the recycling program is free to participants, a fee has been added to the price of paint sold in Colorado to fund the effort: 35 cents for pint and quart containers, 75 cents for gallon […]

Tile Meister expands operation

Tile Meister in Grand Junction has expanded its operation with a larger marble shop and new equipment. “Tile Meister is always striving to be abreast of current trends to better serve our customers,” said owner Randy DiDonato. “Expanding our marble shop is our latest phase.” Tile Meister offers three products: cultured marble, Polystone and TruStone. […]

Submissions sought for awards recognizing nonprofits

Eide Bailly, a regional accounting firm with an office in Grand Junction, is accepting submissions for annual awards recognizing the practices of nonprofit organizatons that promote sustainable revenue. Eide Bailly will present awards of $10,000, $3,000 and $2,000 to nonprofits in Colorado as well as Arizona, Minnesota and Utah. Submisson forms and more information is […]

Grand opening planned for tiny home business

A grand opening celebration is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 9 for Tiny Homes of Mother Earth, a Grand Junction business offering materials and resources for customers who want to live in small homes. The event is planned for 2325 Interstate Ave. and will include  a seminar on the basics of a […]

Store plans events with authors, animal communicator

Crystal Books and Gifts in Grand Junction has scheduled a series of events featuring authors and an animal communicator. The next “Off the Shelf” event set for 6 p.m. June 23 will feature Judy Harrington, author of “The Gift,” and Marcella Martyn, author of “I am Here: Channeled Wisdom for Changing Times” and “New Ages […]

Library plans presentation on healthy eating on a budget

Mesa County Libraries has scheduled a presentation on saving money on groceries while buying healthy foods. The presentation, titled Cooking Matters, is set for 9:30 a.m. June 29 at the central library located at Fifth Street and Grand Avenue in downtown Grand Junction. A virtual grocery store tour will show participants how to buy fruits […]

Restaurant joins in events in New Orleans in Aspen

Bin 707 Foodbar in Grand Junction prepared food for a Taste of Colorado event held as part of the U.S. Travel Association International Pow Wow in New Orleans. The event marked the fourth time the Colorado Tourism Office has invited Bin 707 Foodbar to participate in tourism events outside Colorado — the only restaurant outside […]

Brewery to make beer for a cause

A Grand Junction brewery has announced a partnership in which it will brew beer on a contract basis as part of an effort to raise money for river conservation in the West. Kannah Creek Brewing Company plans to brew beer for the Many Rivers Brewing Company at the Kannah Creek production facility in Grand Junction. […]

Sam and Mattie won’t work overtime again

The most important thing to know about the Obama administration’s new overtime rule is that it has now disrupted or voided the arrangements 73,000 Coloradans had with their employers. Arrangements, mutually beneficial to employer and employee alike, accommodated individual lifestyles, family commitments and emergency needs. The 73,000 number comes from the U.S. Department of Labor […]

Here’s to promoting the perfect industry

Try to imagine for a moment the perfect industry. No doubt the first important attribute would be that the industry pulls fresh money into the Grand Valley rather than recirculate existing dollars. While we’re at it, let’s make the industry a clean one that doesn’t require a lot of natural resources or produce a lot […]


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