Drop in Colorado business filings heralds economic downturn

Phil Castle, The Business Times A downturn in new business filings in Colorado during the first quarter heralds a downturn in the state economy caused the coronavirus, officials say. The extent and length of downturn will depend on the spread of the virus; how quickly businesses reopen and whether or not people will feel comfortable […]

Opening move: Mesa County commissioners request local coordination

Phil Castle, The Business Times Mesa County commissioners have asked for a waiver from statewide orders to allow for local coordination over efforts to ease restrictions imposed because of the coronavirus pandemic. The plan calls for a three-phase approach that would change if coronavirus hospitalizations increased. Commissioner Rose Pugliese said a local effort makes more […]

New Grand Junction clinic offers hormone replacement therapy

Phil Castle, The Business Times Trey Graves knows from personal experience the potential benefits of hormone replacement therapy. Graves said his mother and father receive treatments — and so does he. The results have been dramatic, he said, in improving physical vitality and mental clarity. “I just feel a whole lot better.” Graves now makes […]

Grand Junction airport shares in federal funding

The Grand Junction Regional Airport shared in a total of nearly $377 million in federal funding distributed to 49 Colorado airports to help maintain operations during the coronavirus outbreak. The Grand Junction Regional Airport received $5.6 million from the Federal Aviation Administration under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act enacted in response […]

Community Hospital pays it forward with donations

Community Hospital in Grand Junction has donated masks and other personal protective equipment to help other organizations and businesses in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak. The hospital donated more than 300 masks to the Mesa County Emergency Operations Center for distribution to the homeless. The hospital also has donated gear to Colorado Mesa University, […]

St. Mary’s encourages people to seek ER care when needed

The emergency room at St. Mary’s Hospital and Medical Center in Grand Junction has implemented protocols designed to keep patients safe during the coronavirus outbreak as well as encourage them to seek emergency care when it’s needed. The efforts include separate waiting and exam rooms as well as separate entrances for patients with respiratory problems […]

Law talk: Media organization launches podcasts

A new nonprofit media organization in Grand Junction offers podcasts about legal issues affecting people in Colorado. Law Talk Global Network offers Law Talk Colorado podcasts through its website at https://lawtalkcolorado.com. The free podcasts also are accessible from major podcast platforms, including Google Podcasts, iHeart Radio, Spotify and Stitcher. The podcasts feature journalists interviewing legal […]

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