Colorado business index slumps, but still forecasts growth

A monthly index tracking business conditions in Colorado has declined to its lowest level of the year on lower readings for new orders and employment, yet continues to forecast growth in the months ahead. The Business Conditions Index fell more than 12 points in July, but at 56.2 remains above growth-neutral 50. The index, which […]

Grand Valley companies make listing of top minority owned firms

Two Grand Junction companies remain on the latest version of an annual listing of the top 50 minority owned businesses in Colorado. JG Management Systems moved from 22nd to 19th on the list, while Rocky Mountain Sanitation moved from 35th to 30th. Colorado Biz Magazine has compiled the list for 16 years to recognize successful […]

Downtown Grand Junction store launches Web site, monthly e-mails

Crystal Books and Gifts in downtown Grand Junction has launched a new Web site and monthly e-mail newsletters. Located at, the Web site offers information about the books, cards, jewelry, music, statuary and other eclectic merchandise offered at the store. Owner Cheryl Lucas also offers a monthly newsletter and special to e-mail subscribers. Crystal […]

Grand Junction business schedules free seminar on holistic nutrition

Returning Balance Therapies will host a free nutrition seminar at 6 p.m. Aug. 4 at 1000 N. Ninth St, Suite 42, in Grand Junction. Kim Cattoor will offer information about holistic nutrition to achieve optimum health. Christa Wagner and Janelle Maurin will discuss detoxification and colon hydrotherapy. For more information, call 250-2708 or log on […]