Tickets on sale for benefit hangar dance

Advance tickets are on sale for an annual benefit event for the Commemorative Air Force Rocky Mountain Wing. A 1940s style hangar dance is set or Aug. 24 at the CAF Aviation Heritage Museum at the Grand Junction Regional Airport. To get to the museum, take a right on Eagle Drive to Navigator’s Way toward […]

Golf tourney to raise funds for CMU-CU scholarships

Registration is under way for a benefit golf tournament, the proceeds from which will go to scholarships to students enrolled in engineering degree programs offered by Colorado Mesa University and the University of Colorado. The Rotary Club of Grand Junction and Grand Valley CU Buffs have scheduled the tournament for Sept. 14. The four-person scramble […]

Downtown bakery and cafe discontinues Sunday operations

Main Street Bagels has discontinued Sunday operations to offer staff additional time off. Mark Smith, owner of the downtown Grand Junction artisan bakery and cafe, said Sunday was the busiest day of the week, so the decision wasn’t an easy one. “However, our staff is happier and more energized, and our Monday traffic has increased. […]

New business offers resources to promote language skills

A new Western Colorado business offers educational materials and services in Spanish and English to help teachers and parents promote language skills. “Bilingual students learn best when shown different materials in English and Spanish to increase reading levels and comprehension,” said Barbara Mascareno, founder and owner of Spanish4Kiddos Educational Services. Spanish4Kiddos  uses research-based elements to […]

With economic prophecy, fear can be a fearful thing

Count among the many concerns associated with what’s feared could be an economic downturn the self-fulfilling prophecy. That’s the phenomenon in which something comes true simply because people expect it will. Could the threat of a recession lead to a recession? If companies and households significantly change spending to prepare for a downturn, there’s a […]

Grand Valley firms rank among fastest-growing in U.S.

Two Grand Valley companies rank among the fastest-growing private firms in the United States, according to the latest version of an annual list compiled for a national magazine. FHE in Fruita and Coldwell Banker Distinctive Properties in Grand Junction are included in the Inc. magazine 5000 for 2019. Inc, compiles a list of the 500 […]

What a zoo: Grand Junction firm supplies panels for renovations

What a zoo: Grand Junction firm supplies panels for renovations

A Grand Junction-based company engineered, manufactured and installed 13 acrylic panels for renovations to an historic museum at the Toledo Zoo. Reynolds Polymer Technology provided the panels for exhibits at the ProMedica Museum of Natural History at the zoo. “Our highly engineered acrylic panels allowed Toledo Zoo to transform this space from the traditional zoo […]