Fiber network company names account director for Grand Valley

Stephen Fullerton has joined Unite Private Networks as an account director responsible for the Grand Valley market. Fullerton brings to his duties more than 35 years of experience in communications and networking, including business, law enforcement and public safety. Headquartered in Missouri, Unite Private Networks provides fiber-based communications networks and related services in a total […]

Ski industry veteran named president of Leitner-Poma

Daren Cole has been promoted to president of Leitner-Poma of America, a cable transportation company based in Grand Junction. Cole brings to his new duties more than 25 years of experience, including positions with some of the largest ski resorts in North America. He succeeds Rick Spear, who retired after more than 40 years with […]

CSU research center joins in ag internship effort

The Colorado State University Western Colorado Research Center in Grand Junction is among 20 participants selected for a new state program that provides incentives to hire paid interns to work in the agricultural sector. “This program invests in the future of Colorado’s agriculture and will help create a pathway for the next generation of farmers, […]

Mesa County among primary counties in ag disaster declaration

Mesa County is among 28 Colorado counties that have been declared natural disaster areas in the aftermath of a drought spanning nearly two years. “While drought conditions are clearly improving, farmers across Colorado are still recovering from losses incurred since late 2017,” said Kate Greenberg, Colorado Commissioner of Agriculture. “We encourage our state’s ag producers […]

Index: Small business owners more upbeat

A monthly measure of optimism among small business owners continues to increase, reflecting more upbeat expectations for not only the economy and sales, but also capital outlays and hiring. “Small business owners are demonstrating a continued confidence in the strength of the economy and are betting capital spending dollars on it,” said Bill Dunkelberg, chief […]

Grand Junction company completes project with 130-foot indoor waterfall

A Grand Junction-based company has completed a project featuring what’s billed as the world’s largest indoor waterfall. The new Jewel retail and entertainment complex at the Changi Airport in Singapore includes the HSBC Rain Vortex, a waterfall that tumbles more than 130 feet. The project represents several more milestones for Reynolds Polymer Technology, which engineers […]

St. Mary’s Hospital announces leadership transition

Brian Davidson, an anesthesiologist who realized his aspiration to become both a doctor and hospital administrator, plans to step down as president of St. Mary’s Medical Center in Grand Junction. Bryan Johnson, chief operating officer at St. Mary’s, will serve as interim president starting June 15. Davidson stated in a news release he plans to […]