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Griffith Auto Body now is housed at 301 W. Platte Ave. in Fort Morgan. The shop moved to the new location at the beginning of the year. (Photo credit: Jon A. Yamamoto / Fort Morgan Times)
Driving west on Platte Avenue in Fort Morgan can take one on a ride down memory lane, as old American-made cars from the '50s through the '70s can often be seen in front of Griffith Auto Body, located in the 300 block on the north side of the street.
Last November, a 2011 Toyota Camry was brought into Coach Works Auto Body for a post-repair inspection.
Marcie Mack is director of Oklahoma CareerTech.
Producing enough workers who can do the job--today and tomorrow--is a challenge that keeps Oklahoma's CareerTech system buzzing.
A pollution inversion over the Salt Lake Valley as seen from an airplane returning to Salt Lake International Airport Friday December 30, 2016. (Chris Detrick | The Salt Lake Tribune)
Utah faces a host of environmental challenges in 2017, but state officials say they are making one their top priority: air quality.
Demented Customs owner James Torrez and his three sons. From left: Jaime, James, Christian, and Paul.
James Torrez got the name for his shop from a naysayer.
Gerber Collision & Glass has announced the January 13th opening of three collision repair centers and an active intake center in the Phoenix, Arizona area.
After trying out a four-year university and working at a carpet cleaning company, Ryan Mader gave collision repair a shot.
Ryan Mader didn't discover his love for cars and body work until his early 20s.
As snow fell in the late evening of January 5 in Tulsa, OK and drivers headed out, the EMSA (Emergency Medical Services Authority) said it responded to 13 crashes throughout the day, a number they say is relatively low given the conditions.
CDS (Collision Diagnostic Services), the makers of the asTech™ scanning diagnostic device, announced on December 29 the addition of Denise Caspersen and Jose Jacob to the offices of Project Manager and Sr. Recruiter.
Service King Collision Repair Centers, as part of the organization’s continued dedication to enriching local communities, recently presented a check in the amount of $100,000 to representatives from SafeHaven of Tarrant County, Texas.
National AutoBody Research (NABR) has announced the December 19 launch of the Oklahoma VRS Labor Rate Survey, sponsored by Shawnee Paint.
TSTC graduate Luis Coronado.
Luis Coronado’s father gifted his son a brand new car to celebrate his high school graduation, but with a new baby on the way and the need for a stable career, Coronado had no choice but to sell it for tuition money.
Pictured (back row, from left) is Seth Weyhrich, of Chickasha, and Auto Body instructor Loyd Conner. Kneeling (from left) is Kaylyn Dole, of Rush Springs, Tramell Harper, of Chickasha, Zac Freeman, of Ninnekah, Ty Pool, of Ninnekah, James Roberts, of Tuttle, Aron Hopkins, of Chickasha, and Nathan Adair, of Ninnekah.
Weeks before any cash is dropped into the familiar red Salvation Army kettles this holiday season, a gift of another kind has been presented to the local branch of the international charity.
(PRNewsFoto/Sherwin-Williams Automotive Fin)
As part of its celebration of 150 years of service, Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes, in conjunction with 3M Repair Solutions, announced and presented the winner of its new Ford F-150 pickup truck giveaway, for its grand prize in the company's "150th Celebration" sweepstakes.