Applications sought for TED talk event

Applications will be accepted through Nov. 25 for presenters interested in participating in an upcoming TED talk event in Grand Junction. The event is scheduled for March 7 at the Avalon Theater and follows the TED talk format of short talks, demonstrations and performances that foster curiosity, inspiration and learning. The theme will be “2020.” […]

Mineral lease district to award $400,000 in grants

An estimated $400,000 in grants will be awarded in 2020 by a district that distributes federal mineral leasing funds to public entities in Mesa County. That total for spring and fall grant cycles was part of the 2020 budget for the Mesa County Federal Mineral Lease District approved by the district board of directors. The district […]

Entries sought for Winefest artwork competition

Entries will be accepted through Jan. 3 for a competition to select artwork for the 2020 Colorado Mountain Winefest in Palisade. The competition is open to Colorado artists regardless of where they live in the state. Entries should represent the Colorado wine industry. The winning artwork will be selected by the public through online voting. […]

Construction contractors win awards

A construction contractor headquartered in Grand Junction has received recognition for its work on a school innovation center. FCI Constructors won the general contractor project of the year award from the Associated Builders and Contractors Rocky Mountain Chapter. Two members of the FCI staff also received awards during the Excellence in Construction Awards presentation in […]

Applicants sought for ag teaching award

Applications will be accepted through Nov. 22 for an annual award recognizing Colorado educators for their efforts to teach students about the importance of agriculture. The Colorado Foundation for Agriculture awards the Outstanding Agriculture in the Classroom Teacher Award. The award is open to any Colorado educator teaching in the pre-kindergarten through 12th grade levels. […]

Senior Law Day event set for Oct. 25

The 2019 Senior Law Day Conference is set for 7:30 a.m. to 3;30 p.m. Oct. 25 at Two Rivers Convention Center, located at 159 Main St. in Grand Junction. The conference will offer information to seniors as well as people caring for aging parents and those planning for retirement and beyond. The event will offer […]

Hay directory connects producers and buyers

The latest edition of the annual Colorado Hay Directory is now available, offering information to connect producers and buyers. The directory offers information about hay producers and brokers as well as companies that provide related products and services. The directory offers information by region for the type and amount of hay available and bale types […]

Montrose Rib City Grill wins employment award

Shannon Pierce and Tyler Jones of Rib City Grill in Montrose were among the latest winners of annual awards honoring five businesses that employ workers with disabilities. The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment Division of Vocational Rehabilitation presents the awards as part of its Shining Stars of Vocational Rehabilitation ceremony. Awards also honor five […]