Archive for: October, 2016

Director of regional group to speak at meeting

Bonnie Petersen, executive director of the Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado, is scheduled to speak at the next meeting of the Mesa County Republican Women. The luncheon meeting is set for 11:30 a.m. Nov. 7 at Two Rivers Convention Center, 159 Main St. in Grand Junction. Admission is $15. For reservations or more information, call […]

Registration under way for benefit run

Registration is under way for the Fruita 0.038 Marathon, a one-mile run that will raise money for the Fruita Community Center scholarship fund. The run is set for 10 a.m. Nov. 5 and will begin and end at Circle Park in downtown Fruita. The event will be part of the U.S. Bank Rimrock Run, a […]

Subway restaurants plan Good Deed Feed

Subway restaurants have joined in a nationwide effort to raise money for a network of food banks. On National Sandwich Day on Nov. 3, customers who purchase any sub sandwich and a drink at participating Subway restaurants will receive an additional sandwich of equal or lessor value, and Subway will donate the monetary equivalent of […]

Free leg screening clinic scheduled

Valley Surgical, Aesthetics and Vein Care in Grand Junction has scheduled a free leg screening clinic. The clinic is set for 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Nov. 3 at 2478 Patterson Road, Suite 4. Appointments are required. For an appointment or more information, call 773-1946. Dr. Brad Case, a surgeon who owns Valley Surgical, Aesthetics […]

Event to offer information about college financing

An event for high school students and their families will offer information about college financing options. Unified Financial Aid Night is set for 6:30 p.m. Nov. 1 in the Meyer Ballroom at the Colorado Mesa University Center in Grand Junction. An optional CMU campus tour is set for 4:30 p.m. that day. A second Unified […]

Robotics competition coming to Grand Valley

The Hi-Fives high school robotics team and Central High School will bring a Lego robotics competition to the Grand Valley. The First Lego League Qualifier is set for 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 5 at Central High School and will pit teams from the Grand Valley and Western Slope to present their projects to […]

Consumer Confidence Index retreats

A monthly measure of consumer confidence has retreated, but still reflects expectations the United States economy will continue to grow. The Conference Board reported that its Consumer Confidence Index fell almost five points to 98.6 in October. The decline followed two months of gains that boosted the index to its highest level since 2007. Components […]

Hiring events planned at workforce center

Two hiring events have been scheduled at the Mesa County Workforce Center in Grand Junction. An event set for 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 26 will hire people to work as fund-raising bell ringers during the upcoming holiday season. An event set for 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 28 will hire people to […]

West Slope companies earn gold by going green

Alpine Bank has earned additional recognition for its efforts to promote a cleaner environment. Other companies with operations in the Grand Valley also were among those honored in a statewide program. Alpine Bank received the 24-Karat Gold Award. West Star Aviation and Western Metals Recycling maintained their Gold Leader designations. Reynolds Polymer Technology and Hammerhead […]

Applicants sought for artist in residence program

Applications will be accepted through Nov. 11 for openings in an artist in residence program at the 970West Studio operated by Mesa County Libraries in Grand Junction. The program will accept three artists in 2017 who each will serve terms of about 15 weeks. The program is open to Mesa County artists 18 and older. […]


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