Center for Independence participates in fund-raiser

The Center for Independence continues to participate in the Show Us Your Colors fund-raiser offered through Rib City Grill and Alpine Bank. Customers who spend $10 on food at Rib City Grill locations in Fruita, Grand Junction, Glenwood Springs, Montrose and Rifle receive a token. Customers can take their tokens to Center for Independence locations […]

Credit union offers college scholarships

Applications will be accepted through May 1 for four, $1,000 college scholarships offered to members of the Western Rockies Federal Credit Union. Incoming college freshmen as well as continuing and adult students are eligible for the scholarships. The winners will be selected on the basis of financial assistance, a minimum 2.0 grade point average, essay […]

Arts, hearts and tarts promotion returns with something for everyone to love

Businesses have joined forces with local artists and cultural organizations as part of a month-long promotion of artistic, romantic and culinary experiences in the Grand Valley. Many restaurants, hotels and retailers will offer special deals through February as part of the Arts, Hearts & Tarts promotion. Participating businesses display window clings and posters. The works […]

Food service firms awarded for sanitation

A total of 27 retail food service businesses in Mesa County earned Blue Ribbon awards for 2010. The Mesa County Board of Health presents the awards to full-service food service businesses that are open to the public; provide menus and seating; and demonstrate superior sanitation practices, including no critical violations during the calendar year. In […]

Peabody names manager of Colorado operations

E. Jason Davis is the new general manager of Colorado operations for Peabody Energy. Davis oversees the operation of the Twentymile underground coal mine near Steamboat Springs as well as the development of any future coal reserves and operations in Colorado. Davis previously worked as superintendent of operations at Twentymile, one of the largest coal […]

Painting and decorating contractors install West Slope chapter officers

The Western Slope Chapter of the Painting and Decorating Contractors of America (PDCA) has installed new officers. The new officers are: Michael Day of SunShine Painting, president; Dwight Fowler of Dwight’s Painting, vice president; Kirk Valdez of All Construction Needs, treasurer. Todd Reinking of Top Quality Painting, president of the PDCA Rocky Mountain Council, performed […]