Stories written by Marc Terrien

Mesa County jobless rate up, but so is labor demand

What could be a seesaw pattern of small changes in the monthly unemployment rate in Mesa County edged up in March. But even as the jobless rate climbed two-tenths to 9.5 percent, labor demand in the county as tracked by a separate measure remains at its highest level since before the recession. “Things are improving, […]

Powderhorn reports increased sales in first season under new ownership

Season pass and lift ticket sales increased at Powderhorn Mountain Resort during the inaugural ski season under new ownership. Timely storms that dumped more snow at Powderhorn than many other Colorado ski areas helped. “We were fortunate in a number of ways this season,” said Daren Cole, general manager at the resort, located on the […]


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