Presentations combine business and breakfast

The Business Incubator Center in Grand Junction will offer a series of free breakfast presentations offering panel discussions on important issues facing entrepreneurs. The new Business Over Breakfast presentations are planned for 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. the second Wednesday of each month at the center, located at 2591 B 3/4 Road. The first session is […]

June jobless jump: Seasonal increase takes Mesa County rate to 9.7 percent

The unemployment rate in Mesa County jumped in June, continuing what’s long been a pattern for the month. According to the latest estimates from the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE), the unadjusted jobless rate in Mesa County climbed to 9.7 percent. The latest rate is up eight-tenths from a revised 8.9 percent for […]

DirtGlue: Firm sticks with versatile products

Rocky Hutson sells products that suppress dust, stabilize soil and even plug potholes. Those products don’t wash away or harm the environment, Hutson said. And they last longer than alternatives that might cost less, but also are less durable. “It’s not cheap. But for what it does, it’s well worth the money,” he said. Hutson […]

Educator and entrepreneur shares children’s perspectives

Who knows better the effects of divorce on children than the children who’ve experienced those effects? A Grand Valley educator and entrepreneur has tapped into that perspective in producing a new DVD for parents going through divorce and the professionals who work with them. “Kids are so wise and they have so much important to […]

Banking tug of war escalates with federal legislation

Banking tug of war escalates with federal legislation

Colorado banks caught in a tug of war between politicians calling for increased lending and regulators curtailing lending face additional struggles under financial reform legislation, according to the president of an industry association. “We do feel caught in the middle on a lot of this stuff,” said Don Childears, president of the Colorado Bankers Association […]

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