Signs point to an improving economy

I recently reviewed some thoughts I wrote down at the beginning of the year about the economic and business outlook. The beginning of the year typically is a time for optimism and starting over,  a chance to rebuild. The preceding years have been tough here in Grand Junction and we were all ready for a […]

Business cycle different this time

The past year brought little change to an already slow economy in Mesa County. The news — and overall outlook — isn’t grim. But the continued lack of growth has contributed to a stagnant economy that reflects a different kind of business cycle. Such local economic indicators as sales and use tax collections remained steady […]