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Benge’s celebrates a century

By Emily Shockley

If you’ve been to Benge’s Shoe Store at 514 Main St., there’s a good chance owner Bruce Benge knows your name and your shoe size. Benge prides himself on personalized customer service and credits friendly personnel and a ...

Biz Buzz, Oct. 2, 2011

By Staff

In realizing her long-held dream of owning a basket store, Julie Kleinrath refused to compromise on location. “I had to be on Main Street,” she said. “I was insistent. And I drove the real estate agent nuts. ... I felt the ...


New Fruita loan program will aid small businesses

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Having watched several storefronts close and others struggle to stay open as consumers bitten by the recession spend cautiously and banks reduce lending, the city of Fruita has stepped up with a new program intended to bolster its business ...

Biz Buzz, Sept. 25, 2011

By Staff

When a friend called recently to tell him about a space available to lease inside consumer-electronics store U.S. Tech, 2465 Patterson Road, Tony Cabral found a place in Grand Junction to offer the same kind of computer support, repair, ...

Powderhorn sale to Daly, Garts is final

By Emily Shockley

Powderhorn officially became the property of Andy Daly and brothers Ken and Tom Gart on Monday, nearly seven weeks after the trio placed a winning bid for the ski resort. Daly and his partners agreed at the Aug. 4 auction to pay $1.4 million ...

Halliburton busy repairing drill bits

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Workers repaired a record 544 drill bits at Halliburton’s Grand Junction drill bit-repair facility in August, marking the largest jump so far in the number of bits handled here. The worldwide energy giant opened the drill bits and ...

Biz Buzz, Sept. 18, 2011

By Staff

After several years away, Cruisers Bar is back, landing in the former home of Bub’s Field sports bar in the Horizon Corplex, 715 Horizon Drive. Cruisers is around the back of the building with a wide-open view of Bookcliff Country ...

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Couple hopes to nurture businesses of teaching Spanish, selling infant items

By Amy Hamilton

Starting a business in Mesa County or just about anywhere in the country two years ago in the throes of a recession was not a feat for the faint of heart. But for one Grand Junction couple, becoming their own bosses became preferable to ...

High-tech composites company forging big future in Glenwood

By Dennis Webb

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — A company that’s all about lightening the weight of products is starting to make a heavy economic imprint in Garfield County. Fiberforge, which is involved in the thermoplastic composites industry, moved from ...

Biz Buzz, Aug. 21, 2011

By Staff

Consolidated Electrical Distributors Inc. moved into a new location in June and brought with it a new division, Greentech, to address a need the Grand Valley wasn’t meeting. The area’s solar-electric industry always turned to ...

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