A few years ago, members of the state's Economic Development Commission were discussing Utah's annoyingly successful efforts to recruit Colorado's outdoor recreation equipment manufacturers — including attempts to lure companies currently located in the Grand Valley.

This was still early in President Trump's term when he was trying to drum up support for congressional funding to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border as he had promised during his campaign.

"Maybe we're building a wall on the wrong border," quipped J.J. Ament, who was chair of the EDC at the time.

Read more at The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel.

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