A recent Knit Night at The Craft Studio and Yarn Shop was abuzz with laughter and conversation, where a dozen or so women gathered to knit or crochet various projects ranging from dishcloths to sweaters.
Knitter Ariel Oaks patiently helped a newcomer pick up stitches that she had ripped out to repair a mistake on a scarf she was making. Becky Stoddart knits a dishcloth next to Amy Gibbs, who was working on a shawl. Heather Taylor tried out a new technique using a French knitter tool to create an I-cord to decorate a hat she had knitted.
This Saturday is a big day for Grand Junction’s downtown bookstores, as the three Main Street stores will join more than 500 other bookstores across the country in celebrating Independent Bookstore Day. … more
After 12 years, Bob Helmer has decided it is time to close Alida’s Fruits at 419 Main St. … more
A recent Knit Night at The Craft Studio and Yarn Shop was abuzz with laughter and conversation, where a dozen or so women gathered to knit or crochet various projects ranging from dishcloths to sweaters. … more
Last column we explained why the process of transferring assets should never be more important than ensuring those assets end up with the people you want to receive them. So long as this priority is protected, there can be significant advantages to plan for the right way to … more
Sage Creations Organic Farm wants to help locals grow a successful garden no matter how green — or not — their thumbs are. And this year they’re offering a new program to make gardening even easier in western Colorado. … more
A woman whose mission is to bring families back to their dinner tables to enjoy home cooked meals — by offering affordable, hand-crafted family dinners, including delivery — says she’s seen an amazing response since starting up business earlier this … more
The motto at Vivax Pros is, “Doing business with pride, perfection, integrity and enthusiasm.” … more
Improvements in the way people view Mars and the way we take photos with smartphones are coming, with help in part from companies with Grand Junction connections. … more
Like many retired snowbirds, longtime Fruita residents Steve and Lyn Bottom have been living in Florida during the winter months, and residing in an RV park in western Colorado during the summertime. … more
Q: Do I really need to be using social media accounts for my local business? A: We believe there are 5 essential reasons for your small business to use social media marketing: ■ Brand awareness ■ Customer insights ■ Targeted advertising ■ … more
Just one hombre remains as an owner in the business, but Dos Hombres restaurants — with locations on the Redlands and in Clifton — are still some of the valley’s most popular spots, as they celebrate 40 years in business this weekend. … more
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