Jon Rynn, author of the book Manufacturing Green Prosperity: The power to rebuild the American middle Class, wrote for the Roosevelt Institute 6 key reasons that explain why manufacturing is central to having a thriving local economy. Manufacturing has been the path to development. Many see the creation of a high-quality manufacturing sector as a…

Bob Dylan’s song, ‘The Times They Are A-Changin’, couldn’t more accurately describe how our local economy is handling the gradual path towards normal operations. The recent pandemic has forced everyone to reevaluate daily operations in hopes to find a balance between commerce and public safety, and business owners have been quick to learn they must…

On May 15, Governor Jared Polis issued Executive Order D 2020 065, which suspends a number of laws related to signature collection, ballot qualification and elections and orders the Secretary of State’s Office to develop rules for electronic and mail signature gathering. The Grand Junction Chamber Board of Directors at the May meeting affirmed that our…

Who would have thought a very small bug (aka COVID-19) could turn the world upside down in less than 90 days? I took a sneak peek back at my March Chairman’s column and saw a normal world where I was talking about the legislative session and how the Chamber was your advocate and your voice…

Take a moment and reach out to say hello to these fellow local businesses. Axeology 2487 Industrial Blvd, Unit 6 Grand Junction, CO 81505-1335 Travis Ridley – (970) 812-7664 www.throwaxeology.com Entertainment BNSF Railway Lindsay Van Meter – (303) 513-6897 Railroad Pro Powder Coating 549 Bogart Ln Grand Junction, CO 81505-7113 David C. Leach – (970)…