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102010 revo daughters mojo

Herberger’s coupons benefit Daughters of American Revolution

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Beverly McIntyre and Lori Parrott stood outside Herberger’s Wednesday morning in honor of their great, great, great, great, great grandfathers. The women are members of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Parrott’s ...

101910 dog shot mojo

Homeless pets get free vaccinations

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

They came in all shapes and sizes ... short, fat, sleek and hairy ... some arrived in kennels while others came with nothing more than a threadbare rope around their necks. More than 80 dogs and just a few cats were given free vaccinations ...

101910 culinary mojo

School to Career program exposes students to jobs

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Jon St. Peter, culinary arts chef instructor at Western Colorado Community College, finished a pot of steaming shrimp macaroni and cheese with fresh tarragon and a dollop of butter. “The last thing in the pot is the first thing on the ...

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Imagination Library expands to 81505 zip code

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Thanks to a generous donation by Bernie and Mary Beth Buescher, the Grand Junction Imagination Library will be expanding its services to all children living in the 81505 zip code. “We just keep growing in Grand Junction,” said ...

101510 jacks mojo

Adopt-A-Shelter Dog hosts upcoming events

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Kertsen Mahoney, a kennel technician at the Roice-Hurst Humane Society, walked through the aisles of kennels filled with barking dogs at the shelter Thursday afternoon. She knew nearly every dog by name and related a brief history about ...

101310 Quilters mojo

Quilt raffle set for local sewing club

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

The Sunset Slope Quilters got their first peek Wednesday morning at the beautiful quilt that will be grand prize in club’s raffle next year. The quilt, titled “Lucky Stars,” was made by local quilter, designer and author ...

101210 timekeeping mojo

Students learn about dying art of clockmaking

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Members of the Colorado West Timekeepers believe that time is valuable enough to spend theirs on making sure we don’t lose track of it. Several members gave a presentation Tuesday morning to students from R-5 High School at the John ...

101110 shoes mojo

Shoe display represents Domestic Violence Awareness Month

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

More than 900 pairs of shoes stacked in a clear cylinder were unveiled today just outside JC Penney at Mesa Mall. The shoes represent the 900 cases of domestic violence reported in Mesa County this year and are a part of the “Walk a ...

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Three GJ finalists in A’Ha Moments tour

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Three people with interesting stories from Grand Junction were selected as finalists in the Mutual of Omaha’s A’Ha Moments Tour, and are now in the running to be featured in a national commercial. The A’Ha Moments Tour ...

100510 walk 2 school mojo

Hundreds hit pavement for International Walk to School Day

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

More than 200 children and their parents braved the rainy morning weather Wednesday morning to participate in the International Walk to School Day at Rocky Mountain Elementary. Brian Wright, principal intern and organizer of the event for the ...

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