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Drone training facility coming to Garfield County airport
Drone training facility coming to Garfield County airport

May 20, 2019

A new facility designed to house small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and a flight qualification course is coming to the Rifle Garfield County Airport. The Garfield Board of County Commissioners recently approved a $331,450 contract...





Inside the Chamber column: Colorado’s new regional branding
Inside the Chamber column: Colorado’s new regional branding

May 13, 2019

In 2018, the Colorado Tourism Office conducted workshops across the state to discuss how Colorado’s seven travel regions could be reimagined, not only to drive consumer awareness of the various landscapes and offerings of each...


Business Briefs May 14, 2019

May 13, 2019

Business & Breakfast This month’s Business & Breakfast will feature “Video Tactics for Small Businesses” with Natuza Olen, engagement editor of the Post Independent and Citizen Telegram, from 9-10:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 14, at the...


Glenwood Springs gets an e-bike store
Glenwood Springs gets an e-bike store

May 13, 2019

For the past two months, Glenwood Springs has had a dedicated store for electric-assisted bikes, and owner Dave Iverson says it’s going great. Colorado eBike of Glenwood Springs, on Grand Avenue across the street from...



Business Briefs May 7, 2019
Business Briefs May 7, 2019

May 6, 2019

Infinite Wellness Acupuncture is moving Infinite Wellness Acupuncture is moving clinic spaces. As of May 7, owner Heather Douglas said the new clinic will be located at 401 23rd St. #104 B in Glenwood Springs,...


Meet your Merchant: Roaring Fork Wellness Clinic
Meet your Merchant: Roaring Fork Wellness Clinic

May 6, 2019

1. When did your business start? We opened to see patients starting March 1, but the clinic has been in the making for much longer. 2. What do you sell? I provide naturopathic health care...



Aspen’s Paradise Bakery to close in two years
Aspen’s Paradise Bakery to close in two years

May 2, 2019

Move over cookies and make way for cashmere. Paradise Bakery — since 1981 a downtown gathering place for visitors, friends, families and artists, as well pets and pigeons — will vacate its spot in October...


One director’s seat contested in Holy Cross Energy election
One director’s seat contested in Holy Cross Energy election

May 2, 2019

Holy Cross Energy announced Wednesday that four candidates are running for one open seat in the electric co-operative’s northern district. The candidates are David Campbell of Vail, Michael Kaddatz of Eagle, Larissa Read of Edwards...



Bankers’ Hours column: A primer on community banks
Bankers’ Hours column: A primer on community banks

April 29, 2019

You’ve heard a lot about “Community Banks” in this column and occasionally in business news stories. Like most generic appellations, the term can have an amorphous definition and is often mis-applied and misunderstood. To get...


Thursday conference explores jobs, energy future
Thursday conference explores jobs, energy future

April 22, 2019

Colorado Mountain College is set to present a sustainability mini-conference titled, “The Future of Jobs, Energy and Nature from Rifle to Aspen,” from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at the college’s Morgridge Commons in...



Business Briefs April 23, 2019
Business Briefs April 23, 2019

April 22, 2019

Glenwood Hot Springs names quarterly Devereux Leadership Award Winner Karen Thorpe is the latest recipient of the Devereux Leadership Award, an honor that recognizes individuals who demonstrate exceptional management skills that align with the resort’s...