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Broadband provider seeks applications for veteran expedition

Applications will be accepted through May 28 for a Colorado wilderness expedition designed to help disabled veterans overcome personal challenges. Rise Broadband, a Colorado-based company that provides Internet and telephone services in 16 states, will fund the No Barriers Warriors expedition in September. Twelve veterans will participate in a week-long expedition that will include a […]

Robotics team seeks sponsors to help fund trip to championship

A team of Grand Valley High School students is looking for businesses and individuals willing to serve as sponsors to help cover the cost of competing in a robotics competition in Houston. The Hi Fives won the Chairman’s Award and placed 10th at the FIRST Robotics regional meet in Salt Lake City. The Hi Fives […]

Restaurant marks 40 years in operation

Dos Hombres will mark 40 years in business with special events and fare at both locations of the Mexican restaurant in the Grand Valley. Gloria Howard and her two sons, Spike and Scott Howard, opened the first Dos Hombres on April 1, 1977 at 2516 Broadway,  across the street from the current Redlands location of […]

Manufacturer earns quality management certification

A Grand Junction manufacturer has earned certification for its quality management system. Capco received the International Organization for Standardization 9001:2015 Management System certificate. “Achieving ISO certification is an exciting step for both Capco and our customers,” said Cordell Bennigson, chief executive officer of the company. “We have always maintained an intense focus on quality and […]

Downtown bookstore plans free lecture

A series of free monthly presentations at Crystal Books and Gifts is set to continue March 19 with a lecture titled “Unveiled Mysteries.” The event is set for 1 p.m. at the store, 439 Main St. in downtown Grand Junction. Linda Nelson, a classical homeopathic practitioner, will led a discussion about wisdom previously held and […]

Community college plans open house

Western Colorado Community College has scheduled an open house to offer information about the programs offered there. The open house is set for 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. March 16 in Building B, 2508 Blichmann Ave. in Grand Junction. Featured programs will include applied business, construction, emergency medical services, information and technology, nurse aid, medical office […]

Grand Junction Volkswagen wins state dealer of the year award

Grand Junction Volkswagen has won a state dealer of the year award in recognition of its customer service as confirmed through online reviews. DealerRater, which operates a dealer review website, bestowed the award. Grand Junction Volkswagen also received a 2017 consumer satisfaction award. The dealership opened in January 2016. “It’s quite an honor. I’m very […]

Home care franchise among award-winning operations

A home care franchise in Grand Junction is among 17 Visiting Angels operations nationwide to receive recognition from a research and quality assurance firm. Home Care Pulse presents the Best of Home Care — Leader in Excellence Awards based on caregiver and client satisfaction scores calculated by the firm through monthly telephone interviews. “Since this […]

Alpine Bank matches donations to Court Appointed Special Advocates

Alpine Bank will match donations to Court Appointed Special Advocates of Mesa County during March up to $2,500. CASA supports court-appointed volunteers who serve as advocates for abused and neglected children. “CASA is an integral part of our community. And without this organization, many children would be left without a voice. By donating to CASA, […]

Political consulting firm awarded for efforts on ballot issue

A Grand Junction-based political consulting firm has won recognition for its work on a ballot measure that changed the way the Colorado Constitution is amended. EIS Solutions won a 2017 Reed Award from Campaigns & Elections magazine for its Raise the Bar campaign for Amendment 71. The firm won the award for best logo and […]

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