U.S. job growth slows

Job growth continues in the United States, although at a slower pace. Nonfarm payrolls increased 266,000 and the unemployment rate edged up a tenth of a point to 6.1 percent in April, according to the latest U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates. What was initially estimated as a gain of 916,000 jobs in March was […]

Grand Junction-based real estate firm names new president

Ryan Brown has been appointed president of Conklin & Co., a Grand Junction-based real estate business. Todd Conklin, founder and former chief executive officer of the firm, will continue to serve in a leadership role as chairman. Conklin & Co. operates Coldwell Banker Distinctive Properties and Coldwell Banker Commercial Prime Properties. “Being part of this […]

CMU board announces selection for presidency

A man who’s worked in various roles at Colorado Mesa University has been selected for yet another: president. The CMU Board of Trustees voted unanimously to enter into negotiations with John Marshall to serve as president. Marshall will succeed Tim Foster, who expects to retire in June after 17 years overseeing the university. “I have […]

Route takes flight as Frontier expands service

Frontier Airlines plans to offer flights between Grand Junction and Denver as part of expanded services. “Making it easy and affordable for locals to travel within the state between Denver and Durango and Grand Junction is a big win for Coloradans,” said Barry Biffle, president and chief executive officer of Frontier Airlines. “At the same […]

Subaru dealership shares the love

Grand Junction Subaru donated $17,500 to Colorado Discover Ability, the latest proceeds from the Subaru Share the Love Event. For every new Subaru sold or leased at the dealership between Nov. 19 and Jan 4, Subaru donated $250. “I’m so proud of our team and our customers for making this another successful year for the […]

Firm ramps up production of cooler cleaners

A Western Colorado company has ramped up production of a device that inhibits the growth of viruses and other microorganisms in evaporative coolers. The increase coincides not only with the onset of warmer summer weather, but also a time when the coronavirus pandemic has made people more cognizant of viruses and air quality. “People are […]

Grand Junction airport awarded $300,000 grant

The Grand Junction Regional Airport is among the recipients of  $2 million in grants. The airport received a $300,000 grant for the rehabilitation design for the secondary runway. “Repairing our secondary runway has been a priority for GJT for years, as it’s a valuable asset to our general aviation community,” said Angela Padalecki, executive director […]

Teacher Appreciation Week fund-raiser planned

A promotion scheduled for Teacher Appreciation Week will raise money for technology for students and professional learning for staff of Mesa County School District 51. The School District 51 Foundation and Mesa Valley Education Association will sponsor the promotion in which participants can purchase virtual paper dolls for $10 each in honor of teachers. Those […]

Applications due for leadership program

Applications will be accepted through June 15 for the next Mesa County Leadership Program. The Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce conducts the program to encourage business participation on boards and commission as well as public policy development. Since its inception 30 years, more than 340 people have completed the program. The program is limited […]

ProStar integrates software into utility locator

ProStar Holdings based in Grand Junction has announced the integration of its mobile mapping software into a utility locator device. ProStar integrated its PointMan software into the Vivax-Metrotech vLoc3 with real time kinematic technology. The combination creates the first utility locator device with a global navigation satellite system receiver and the ability to locate buried […]

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