Archive for: October, 2016

Mesa County Women’s Network to meet

The Mesa County Women’s Network has scheduled its next meeting for Nov. 8. The luncheon meeting is set for 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Bookcliff Country Club, 2730 G Road in Grand Junction. Admission is $18 for members with a reservation, and $22 for others. Reservations are due Nov. 2. To register or obtain […]

City to offer sales and use tax course

The City of Grand Junction has scheduled a free course on the basics of sales and use taxes. The hour-long course is set for 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Nov 1 or 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Nov. 2 at the Grand Junction City Hall Auditorium at 250 N. Fifth St. Business owners and managers as well […]

Event to celebrate North Avenue renovations

An event is scheduled for Oct. 27 to celebrate the completion of renovations along North Avenue in Grand Junction. The event is set for 5 to  6 p.m. on the northeast corner of North Avenue and 15th Street. Parking will be available in a lot north of the former Far East Restaurant. The event will […]

Study under way as next step in city broadband initiative

A study is under way to assess demand for high-speed Internet services as the City of Grand Junction proceeds with a broadband initiative. The study will include a survey of households and businesses asking about their broadband requirements and the likelihood of subscribing to faster and affordable Internet access. The study is part of a […]

Into the great minimum wage mess we charge

By now, most Coloradans who intend to vote are well aware of what Amendment 70 would do: raise the state’s minimum-wage rate. This doesn’t mean they necessarily understand what the minimum-wage rate is and what increases do. Old definitions and arguments don’t hold much sway with voters, so let’s propose something new: The minimum wage […]

Mesa County labor numbers offer encouragement

Phil Castle, The Business Times The monthly unemployment rate in Mesa County has retreated to its lowest level in a year even as increases in payrolls and the overall labor force offer encouragement local conditions could be improving. “It looks like a pretty good month for us,” said Curtis Englehart, manager of the Mesa County […]

Leading index forecasts moderate growth

A monthly index forecasting economic performance in the United States has increased, signaling moderate growth through early 2017. The Conference Board reported that its Leading Economic Index rose two-tenths of a percent to 124.4 in September. Separate measures of current and past performance also advanced two-tenths of a percent. “Overall, the strengths among the leading […]

Kiwanis Club elects officers and board members

Kevin Price, a financial advisor who operates Insight Financial Solutions in Grand Junction, has been elected president of the Grand Junction Kiwanis Club. Price also was honored as Kiwanian of the Year in 2014. Club officers for the 2017-2018 fiscal year also include: Sue Kiser, president-elect; Chris Howard, secretary; Alan Watkins, treasurer; and Rick Tuma, […]

Real estate firm honors best-selling agents

Melanie Heiden and Cynthia Castaneda were honored as the top agents for September at Weichert Realtors, Heiden Homes Realty in Grand Junction. Heiden posted the highest sales volume for the month. Castaneda had the most closed transactions and most new listings. Heiden worked as a receptionist and administrative assistant at Heiden Homes Realty before becoming […]

Real estate agent joins in group effort

Sarah Reed has joined the Borman Group at Keller Williams Colorado West Realty in Grand Junction. Reed brings to her new position experience as a buyer’s agent for a large real estate firm. She’s changed her focus to working primarily with sellers. The Borman Group operates offices at 2474 Patterson Road, Suite 100. For more […]

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