CEO of company to watch grateful for recognition

The leader of one of four Grand Junction companies to receive awards honoring fast-growing Colorado firms says he’s grateful for the recognition. “Thank you to our customers, investors, team members, supporting cast of family members and our network of incredible work colleagues who have helped make this award a reality,” said Rob Eggebrecht, founder and […]

Governor: Program offers health insurance savings

Grand Junction area residents will save on average 36 percent on individual health insurance next year over what their premiums would have been without a reinsurance program. “Coloradans in rural, suburban and urban communities are tired of paying too much for health care, and our reinsurance program delivers real relief and real savings for small […]

Economic conference planned for West Slope students

Nearly 150 high school juniors and seniors from the region are expected to attend the Western Slope Economic Leadership Conference in Grand Junction. The Freedom & Responsibility Education Enterprise (FREE) Foundation has scheduled the conference for 7:45 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. Nov. 2 in the Colorado Mesa University Meyer Ballroom. The foundation hosts the conference […]

Grants offer funding for Colorado ag processing

Applications are being accepted for grants to fund agricultural processing projects and in turn strengthen supply chains in Colorado. The Colorado Department of Agriculture expects to distribute up to $2 million through the Farm-to-Market Infrastructure Grant Program to help farmers, ranchers, food processors and manufacturers improve food systems and develop and expand agricultural value-added projects.  […]

Artist in resident plans public events

Savannah Ashmore will host a series of events as the Mesa County Libraries 970West artist in residence through December. Ashmore uses a variety of media in her artwork. She spent her childhood in Mesa County and became interested in art as a way to express what she observed in her surroundings — from the Colorado […]

Environmental specialist receives national recognition

Shay Starr, lead environmental specialist at the Mesa County Hazardous Waste Collection Facility, has received recognition for his work. The North American Hazardous Materials Management Association presented Starr with its Outstanding Personal Service Award. “I am very humbled and appreciative of receiving this special award,” Starr said. “I truly enjoy serving the community I grew […]

Nuclear Care Partners names Colorado administrator

Marcus Mauer has joined Nuclear Care Partners as Colorado administrator of the Grand Junction-based company. Mauer previously worked for large nonprofit health organizations in supervisory and specialty levels. He grew up in the Grand Valley and served four years in the Army as a combat medic. He holds a bachelor’s degree in biology from Colorado […]

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