Category: Economics

Putting Grand Junction’s Costco Rumors to Rest

For years western slope residents have been hoping and wishing that a Costco warehouse store would open in Grand Junction. Around 2010, rumors started circulating that Costco was considering locating a new store in Grand Junction. People even started proposing possible locations for the…

Cattle Left to Fend for Themselves on Public Lands

Western cattle ranchers often rail against federal government control of public lands, but aren’t averse to taking taxpayer-funded handouts whenever they can get them. Indeed, even famously insurgent Nevada cattle rancher Cliven Bundy took help from a taxpayer-funded public defender after being arrested on…

Focus on the Bright Spots in the Election

Half the country woke up this morning despondent, demoralized and in utter dread of what a Trump presidency will mean to this country. We’ve never had a president before who confessed on video to sexually assaulting women and who is endorsed by…