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Alpine Bank expands in opening Denver Tech Center branch

A bank headquartered in Western Colorado has further expanded its operation in opening a branch in the Denver Tech Center. The branch at 4949 S. Niagara St., Suite 100 is the 39th in Colorado for Alpine Bank. “On behalf of our Denver Tech Center team, we’re thrilled to bring Alpine Bank’s brand of outstanding customer […]

Bald is beautiful: Event raises money for cancer research

An annual head shaving event raised more than $50,000 to help fund research to cure childhood cancers. More than 100 people — including men, women and children — participated in the latest St. Baldrick’s and Community Hospital event at Charlie Dwellington’s in Grand Junction. More than 400 people attended the event. Participants had their heads […]

Western Colorado KOA expands operation

A Kampgrounds of America operation in Western Colorado has completed a $1.3 million expansion, bringing the total investment in infrastructure and amenities there to $3.8 million. New facilities at the Glenwood Springs West/Colorado River KOA Holiday include 36 patio sites, 14 of them along the Colorado River, as well as new bath houses and a […]

Library to host health exhibit and presentations

Mesa County Libraries will host a traveling exhibit featuring information about health presented in English and Spanish A series of presentations on health and safety also is planned. The exhibit — titled Discover Health/Descubre la Salud — is set up at the central library at 443 N. Sixth St. in Grand Junction through Sept. 28. […]

Ag producers eligible for emergency loans

Agricultural producers in Mesa County and five other Western Colorado counties who’ve suffered losses and damages because of drought conditions are eligible to apply for emergency loans. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated Garfield County as a primary natural disaster area because of drought. But producers in contiguous counties also are eligible for emergency […]

Nominees sought for chamber board positions

Letters of interest will be accepted through Aug. 1 for five positions on the Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce board of directors that will be filled in a fall election. Terms will begin in January and run through 2022. Those interested in serving should outline previous chamber involvement and describe their qualifications. For more […]

Zoup adds family meals, chilled soups and sandwich to menu

Zoup has added family meals and a chilled avocado and jalapeno soup to its menu. The restaurant chain has also brought back for the summer a chilled vegetable soup as well as its mozzarella, tomato and basil sandwich. Family meals combine soup, salads and sandwiches or power bowls to feed two, four or six people. […]

Downtown bookstore plans presentations

A series of events featuring local authors and a presentation on plant spirit medicine are scheduled at Crystal Books and Gifts in downtown Grand Junction. A presentation set for 6 to 7 p.m. July 12 at the store, located at 439 Main St., will feature K.L. McKee author of “Miracle,” “In Name Only” and “Worth […]

Grant helps fund expanded recycling operation

A Grand Junction operation has been awarded a grant to expand its recycling program to offer additional residential curbside services as well as hire another full-time employee. Curbside Recycling Indefinitely received $21,441.50 through the Recycling Resources Economic Opportunity competitive grant program administered by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. The program awards grants […]

Proclamations celebrate Toastmaster efforts

Grand Junction clubs that help people become more effective communicators and leaders and in turn improve their professional and personal lives have earned recognition for their efforts. Grand Junction Mayor Barbara Traylor Smith and the Mesa County Board of Commissioners both proclaimed June as Toastmasters month. The proclamations celebrate Toastmasters International and its 94-year history […]


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