Golden Gate Petroleum recently opened its second Grand Valley gas station and its second station in Colorado.

The station opened May 30 at the southwest corner of 24 and G roads. The gas pumps and convenience store are open 24 hours per day, seven days per week, according to Assistant Manager Chris Kuta.

The store includes a deli in addition to standard convenience items and can serve as a grab-and-go lunch location. There is also a "beer cave" that includes a walk-in refrigerator. It sells some Colorado-based beers. There will also be fruit stands at the corner of 24 and G roads.

The store carries some local products such as jam from Palisade's Alida's Fruits. The gas station includes diesel pumps and an RV dump. It will soon advertise with signs along Interstate 70. It has roughly 15 employees at the new location.

The first Golden Gate gas station and store in Colorado opened in the spring of 2018 in Palisade, just off I-70 near exit 42.

Golden Gate Petroleum is a family owned business based in Reno, Nevada. It has more than 20 stores in Nevada and California and owns a fuel terminal in Fruita.

■ The Western Region One Source is now accepting tenant applications to provide services at the new facility.

The facility, 482 28 Road, is a new source for all military members, veterans and their families who seek a connection with service providers and resources. The Western Region One Source is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Small and large offices are available for lease as well as day-use cubicles and meeting and classroom spaces. Proceeds from renting the space go toward the center's operation

For more information on upcoming events, leasing or to schedule an event, contact property manager Meighan Marquis at 257-3764 or email meighan.marquis@state.co.us.

Current events include a coffee and breakfast treats event to honor World War II veterans at 9 a.m. July 12, a veterans stroke support group at 1 p.m. on the last Tuesday of each month, a dementia caregiver support group at 9:30 a.m. on the first Tuesday of each month and a session on understanding Alzheimer's and dementia from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 16.

The Western Region One Source also hosts a weekly veterans coffee club at 8:30 a.m. Wednesdays.

The facility opened in May and was modeled after a similar site in Denver. It's construction was funded by $3.5 million in state capital development money.

Do you know about an area business opening, closing, moving or changing? Email bizbuzz@gjsentinel.com.

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