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SUN BIZ 1 6-141

Resorts try to drive locals with discounts near home

By Emily Shockley

Last year it was the staycation. This year it’s the cheapcation. Hotels in resort, mountain and tourist towns within driving distance of Grand Junction are offering discounts, free nights and golf and spa packages. Each town offers ...


Briefs: Biz Buzz June 14, 2009

By Emily Shockley

• Healing Horizons, 2139 N. 12th St., No. 7, will nearly double in size once construction on the business is complete within the next week. April Schulte-Barclay already offers acupuncture, Chinese herbs and nutrition therapy and employs ...


Investor’s trump card turning into a joker

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Fran Paiva played bridge with some of the world’s best and most famous players, and she knew a trump card when she saw one. Or at least she thought she did. Paiva, now 82 and living in an Alzheimer’s care facility in upstate New ...


Industry official pushes natural gas for cars

By Dennis Webb

SILT — Promoting use of natural-gas-powered vehicles along Colorado’s major interstate corridors could clean the state’s air, save motorists money and help support the local energy economy, an industry official says. Don ...


Hot Tomato Jen 6-7-9

Fruita landlord,  Hot Tomato Cafe owners at odds about rent hike

By Melinda Mawdsley

Disagreements on terms of a new lease may leave a Fruita business out in the cold. The lease for Hot Tomato Cafe and Pizzeria, 201 E. Aspen Ave., expires June 30. Hot Tomato Cafe owners Jen Zeuner and Anne Keller won’t sign the new ...


County’s leadership class graduates 16

By Staff

Sixteen participants graduated last week from the 2008-09 Mesa County Leadership Class sponsored by the Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce. Classmates learned about Western water issues, health care, state and local government, energy, ...


Vacancies along Main Street few compared to some communities

By Emily Shockley

A couple suit jackets hanging from an otherwise empty rack and a few shelves of clothes are all that’s visible through the windows at Village Squire Clothiers at 419 Main St. The scene is similarly bare for window shoppers passing by ...


Briefs: Biz Buzz June 07, 2009

By Staff

• Brown Cycles owner Chris Brown has opened a new bike store. Dirty Brown Cycles, located behind Main Street Bagels at 123 S. Sixth St., sells used, top-quality bikes for about half their original price. The store contained about 15 ...


VALLEY INVESTMENT 2 6-7

Investors and buyers alike could be victims of Valley Investments

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VERNAL, Utah — Investors who plowed money into Valley Investments are hearing a deafening silence from the Grand Junction firm, which has been closed by a Denver court. The silence for those on the other side of the investments, ...


Lochmiller profile: History of Fraud

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When Philip R. Lochmiller opened his business, Valley Mortgage, in Grand Junction 14 years ago, he was reviving an old family business that had boomed for a while and then busted, badly, in California in 1984. When that family business, ...


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