Photo by Gretel Daugherty

Colorado Mesa University business major Amalia White explains how the Enterprise CarShare program works while standing outside of the Fine Arts Center beside the Nissan Sentra and Rogue that are available to students, faculty and staff. White is working as an intern with Enterprise.

Community cars

Enterprise CarShare program helps CMU students get around town

As Colorado Mesa University has grown in recent years, so has the number of students coming from outside the state and the region.

While many of these students drive cars in from out of town, others — particularly international students and those from Hawaii — are on campus without a car and depend on public transit and rides to get around Grand Junction and the Grand Valley.

  • Biz Buzz: Oct. 19, 2017

    Gelu Italian Ice will celebrate its new brick and mortar store Saturday after spending the past four years as a seasonal business operating out of a trailer in a parking lot.  … more

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    Furry future: SunCrest Orchard Alpacas hoping to embrace the commercial side of unique animal-raisin

    When Mike McDermott decided he wanted to bring livestock to his East Orchard Mesa farm years ago to teach his children about animal husbandry, the alpaca was the only animal to which his wife was not allergic. What he didn’t know at the time was that it would later be … more

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    Community cars

    As Colorado Mesa University has grown in recent years, so has the number of students coming from outside the state and the region.  … more

  • Biz Buzz, Oct. 15, 2017

    Avid golfers in town won’t need to worry about an offseason, because one of Grand Junction’s newest businesses will bring golf indoors.  … more

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    Is it smart to fairly pass on the family business?

    Successfully operating a family business — and preparing to pass it on — may seem like separate issues. In reality, they are not. The strengths, skills and persistence that built a successful business can also help prepare that business for a successful … more

  • Biz Buzz: Oct. 12, 2017

    Downtown Grand Junction is getting a new eatery, bar and a place to watch some soccer when Goat and Clover Tavern opens Monday at 336 Main St.  … more

    StarTek announces expansion in conjunction with service growth

    StarTek, a call services center that employs approximately 650 people in Grand Junction, just added 113 new jobs to its Grand Junction location and plans to bring a total 200 jobs to the community with a new venture into health insurance and medical-related customer service. … more

    Pair of proposed subdivisions could 
add hundreds of homes in GJ, Fruita

    Two of the biggest planned housing developments ever proposed in the Grand Valley would add nearly 600 rooftops in Fruita and Grand Junction.  … more

    Biz Buzz, Oct. 8, 2017

    Grand Junction’s OfficeMax store, 925 Independent Ave., will close its doors for good Nov. 18 and is having clearance sales until the store’s final day.  … more

    Cows, Oct. 7, 2017

    Delta Sales Yard Inc.:  … more

    Biz Buzz: Oct. 5, 2017

    More changes are afoot at the notable downtown eatery Il Bistro Italiano, 400 Main St., which will be dark until Oct. 24 according to restaurant proprietors Brunella Gualerzi and Ron Hall.  … more

    Creating character

    When artist Dave Davis had the idea to get 11 sculptors together to install art pieces across Main Street in downtown Grand Junction, his hope was to help a depressed economy by attracting cultural tourists and in turn bring in art galleries.  … more

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