Memorial Tribute: Legacy of a Woman Pioneer

Memorial Tribute: Legacy of a Woman Pioneer

Anita Nickels Johnson 1925-2020 Described as a strong and independent woman ahead of her time, Anita Johnson enjoyed a long and successful career in librarianship and, more generally, education. She was a lifelong learner and avid global explorer. She loved music; she...
Substance Use Resource Guide

Substance Use Resource Guide

The Brownson Memorial Fund, in collaboration with the Mesa County Opioid Response Group, offers this resource and information guide on substance use in the Grand Valley. Read the guide here. If you, your organization, or someone you know would like a hard copy (or...
Remembering Ring

Remembering Ring

Robert Ringstrand (1923-2020) Grand Junction resident, Robert (“Ring”) Ringstrand passed away recently at the age of 97. Born and raised in Iowa, Ring lived in many different places throughout his career in electrical engineering and telecommunications but...
Remembering Tillie – Tilman M. Bishop

Remembering Tillie – Tilman M. Bishop

Long-time community leader Tillie Bishop passed away last month at the age of 86. Many hundreds of people attended a memorial service for Tillie, hosted by CMU, on June 25th. Appropriate tribute was paid to his many legislative accomplishments and his huge commitment...