Sports commission bids on collegiate championships

A Grand Junction organization has submitted bids to bring a variety of collegiate sports championships to the area. The Greater Grand Junction Sports Commission announced it has submitted a total of 20 bids to the National Collegiate Athletic Association to bring various championships to local venues during upcoming seasons. “It’s no secret the Grand Valley […]

Foreign trade zone effort progresses

Phil Castle, The Business Times The administrators of two organizations have agreed to take the next step in efforts to establish a foreign trade zone in Mesa County. Diane Schwenke, president and chief executive officer of the Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce, and Kristi Pollard, executive director of the Grand Junction Economic Partnership, will […]

Work ready: Program offers benefits to businesses and applicants

Work ready: Program offers benefits to businesses and applicants

Phil Castle, The Business Times Curtis Englehart works as a matchmaker of sorts in bringing together businesses looking for employees with people looking for jobs. Consequently, Englehart says he’s excited about the potential for a new process based on an analysis of the requirements and duties of a given job and knowledge and skills of […]

Labor report: Pace of U.S. job growth slows

Job growth continues in the United States, although the latest payroll gain came in below the monthly average for the past year. According to the Labor Department estimates, nonfarm payrolls increased 151,000 in August. That number fell short of what economists had forecast as well as the average monthly increase of 204,000 over the prior […]

Mesa County payroll estimates could be revised downward

Estimated payroll gains for Mesa County earlier this year could be revised downward a bit based on the latest analysis of labor records. The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment reported that estimated nonfarm payrolls for the first quarter could be revised downward in Mesa County and other areas of the state. While estimates could […]

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