Mineral lease district awards $200,000 in grants

The Mesa County Federal Mineral Lease District has awarded a total of $200,000 in grants. The district board awarded a $150,000 grant to the Grand Junction Police Department for a fire range facility improvement project and a $50,000 grant to the City of Fruita for railroad crossing improvements on 16 Road. The district distributes federal […]

State issues pandemic guidance for ag industry workers

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has finalized state guidance to protect workers in the agriculture industry from the potential spread of COVID-19. Guidelines address the use of personal protective equipment, hygiene, equipment cleaning, case reporting and more. “These new expert recommendations provide important direction to our state’s critically important agriculture industry and […]

ProStar receives patent for method to prevent damages while excavating

A Grand Junction-based company has received a patent for its computer implemented method for avoiding damages in an excavation area. ProStar received the patent for a method to prevent damage to utilities and the environment during construction, maintenance and groundbreaking activities as well as damages caused by severe conditions, including weather, fires and earthquakes. Page […]

Collaboration affords legal help to small businesses

Two state agencies have partnered with the legal community to offer assistance to small businesses in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. The Colorado Attorney General’s Office and Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade have joined with the Colorado Lawyers Committee to create a volunteer network connecting lawyers with small businesses. Volunteers from […]

Grand Junction chamber plans virtual meeting

The Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce has scheduled its next quarterly membership meeting for June 15, an event that will be offered online on the Zoom platform. The meeting is scheduled for noon. Admission is $5 for chamber members and $10 for others. To register or obtain more information, call 242-3214 or visit the […]

Fruita Farmers Market scheduled to resume

The Fruita Farmers Market is scheduled to soon resume with a new location and new pandemic guidelines. The market is set for 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturdays June 20 to Sept. 19. To promote social distancing and accommodate growth, the market has been moved to Reed Park at 250 S. Elm St. The market will […]

Firm offers assistance with internet marketing

A Grand Junction company operating an on-demand internet marketing platform has launched service plans to help businesses survive the coronavirus pandemic. MySalesButler.com offers plans to help businesses quickly ramp up their online presence with the assistance of a curated team of experts and freelancers. The team can help businesses drive sales with one-page websites as […]

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