Family residency program marks 40 years in operation

A family medicine residency program that’s long brought doctors to Mesa County marked 40 years in operation. Since the first class graduated in 1979, the program at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Grand Junction has accounted for about half of the primary care physicians practicing in Mesa County. “At a time when doctor shortages are […]

Health foundation awards $470,000 in grants

The Eureka McConnell Science Museum and Western Colorado Area Health Education Center in Grand Junction are among 30 nonprofit organizations that received grants from the Rocky Mountain Health Foundation. The latest grants are worth nearly $470,000 and bring to more than $1.8 million the total amount of grants awarded by the foundation since its inception […]

School District 51 plans support staff job fair

Mesa County School District 51 has scheduled its first ever support staff job fair for July 11. The event is set for 3 to 7 p.m. in the Harry Butler Board Room at R-5 High School, 455 N. 22nd St. in Grand Junction. District 51 hopes to recruit custodians, food service workers, paraprofessionals and substitutes. […]

GJmakerspace plans booth and meet ups

The GJmakerspace will set up a booth at a weekly farmer’s market as well as host a monthly meetup event. The GJmakerspace booth will be set up from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays starting June 20 as part of a farmer’s market on Main Street in downtown Grand Junction. The booth will offer people a […]

Real estate firm honors best-selling agents

Toni Heiden-Moran, Cynthia Castaneda, Mary Kruse and Kat Rhein were honored as the top-performing agents for May at Weichert Realtors-Heiden Homes Realty in downtown Grand Junction. Heiden-Moran, owner and broker of the firm, posted the highest dollar volume in sales and tied with Castaneda for most closings. Kruse and Rhein tied for the most new […]

Artist in residence plans classes and workshops

Devan Penniman has scheduled a variety of public classes and workshops through August as the latest artist in residence at the Mesa County Libraries 970West Studio in Grand Junction. Penniman specializes in paper and printing and said she enjoys bringing people together through art. “Through my artist in residency, I am hoping to share my […]

Index: Small business owners more upbeat

A monthly measure of optimism among small business owners continues to increase, reflecting more upbeat expectations for not only the economy and sales, but also capital outlays and hiring. “Small business owners are demonstrating a continued confidence in the strength of the economy and are betting capital spending dollars on it,” said Bill Dunkelberg, chief […]

Grand Junction company completes project with 130-foot indoor waterfall

A Grand Junction-based company has completed a project featuring what’s billed as the world’s largest indoor waterfall. The new Jewel retail and entertainment complex at the Changi Airport in Singapore includes the HSBC Rain Vortex, a waterfall that tumbles more than 130 feet. The project represents several more milestones for Reynolds Polymer Technology, which engineers […]