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FEATURED BUSINESS: Monkey’s Kids Place

By Greg Ruland

Just about every parent knows how much a toddler’s new shoes cost. The tiny conglomerations of rubber, fabric and glue often brightly colored and styled like the latest, popular running shoe, cost $25 or more per pair. Even less ...


BizBuzz, Thursday, May 8

By Staff

Shabby Chic Unique Boutiques has a new name and new ownership. Teresa Stevens, owner of Old West Photography Studios, purchased the business shortly after it moved to its new location at 2575 U.S. Highway 6&50. Stevens has been an ...


Lodging tax up in first quarter, officials report

By Greg Ruland

Grand Junction lodging tax was up more than 8 percent this month compared to March 2013 and the number of visits to the city’s website for travelers was up a whopping 70 percent through the first quarter compared to the same period last ...


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GOING BANANAS! Grand Junction amusement business marks 10 years

By Greg Ruland

The view from the miniature golf course at Bananas Fun Park takes in the entire seven acres.  Co-owner Chris Burns stands on a bluff at the heart of the course, just a few paces from a shipwrecked galleon. His weather-worn face beams ...


Biz Buzz: May 4, 2014

By Staff

Several longtime Grand Junction home mortgage loan originators last month left the firm where they worked to take advantage of an entrepreneurial opportunity offered by a mortgage company based in Utah. Academy Mortgage Corp. opened its Grand ...


BizBuzz, Thursday, May 1

By Staff

After eight months as lead salesman, Scott Fogarty was ready to go from sales to co-owner of Kolorado Resources, a Fruita company that sells novelties and promotional goods like engraved pens, T-shirts and coffee mugs.  Fogarty and his ...


Biz Briefcase, Thursday, May 1

By Staff

New board for associated governments The Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado elected new executive board officers at its monthly board meeting at Mesa County Workforce Center on April 24. Garfield County Commissioner Mike Samson ...


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Fruita Chamber of Commerce names new leader

By Greg Ruland

The Fruita Chamber Board selected Bobbie Orchard as its new executive director, the board announced last week. Orchard has a broad work history including marketing and sales of industrial equipment, director of revenue management, and events ...


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Business of fun 
picks up around town

By Greg Ruland

In the past nine months, local entrepreneurs opened at least four new businesses premised on increasing demand for recreational activities in Grand Junction. The latest to enter the fray, a family from Nebraska — Dave Herek, a former ...


Biz Buzz, April 27, 2014

By Staff

Janet Burkey and her daughter, Nicole, moved to Grand Junction from Nebraska more than a decade ago to open Juice Stop, 200 W. Grand Ave. The move came three years after the death of Burkey’s husband, whom she grieved for a long time, ...


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