NFIB plans capitol event for small business owners

Registration is under way for an annual event that brings together small business owners and state policymakers in Colorado. The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) has scheduled its Small Business Day at the Capitol for March 10. The event is set for 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Old Supreme Court Chambers in […]

Airport: 2010 second-busiest for boardings

Commercial passenger traffic at the Grand Junction Regional Airport in 2010 lagged behind the record pace set a year earlier, but still posted the second-highest annual total ever. A total of 221,826 enplanements — that is, passengers boarding commercial flights — was reported during 2010 at the airport. That total represents a decline of 4.2 percent […]

Programs prepare students for West Slope jobs

Even as Mesa State College has expanded its facilities and enrollment, the college also has expanded the number of programs that prepare students for careers in Western Colorado. Students can now study to become managers in the construction and energy industries as well as entrepreneurs. At a time when the college is prepared for a […]

New Club 20 director assumes leadership role of Western Slope group

Even before Bonnie Petersen officially began her duties as the new executive director of Club 20, she was busy learning more about the issues with which the Western Colorado organization is likely to become involved. Petersen attended no less than 10 committee meetings over a span of two weeks to sit in on discussions about […]