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031810 Daffodil Mojo

Daffodil Days in full bloom

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

The American Cancer Society’s Daffodil Days are in full swing at area grocery stores this week. The annual flower sale helps raise awareness and funds for cancer research. Volunteer Kathy Jarvis said the flowers are a great way to ...

031610 Homestyle Mojo

Homestyle’s green treats expected to sell quickly

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Only the early leprechauns will score some of the green treats available for St. Patty’s Day at Homestyle Bakery Wednesday morning. “Oh yeah, it ought to be pretty crazy in here in the morning,” said Janet Wilke, owner of ...

031610 Prom Collection Mojo

Prom dress donations helped by local businesses

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

StarTek has stepped up as the collection site for the annual prom dress give-away sponsored by Mesa State College’s Sociology Club. The club has been collecting gently-used prom dresses, shoes and purses for high school students for ...

031510 Albertsons Mojo

Lucky winners at local Albertsons

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

All Albertsons Store locations are playing their annual Monopoly Game where customers can win cash and prizes by collecting game pieces for specially marked items. Three customers of the local Albertsons Store on 12th Street and Orchard ...

031510 Rupp Mojo

Bookworms saddened by store closure

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Those addicted to literary escape were saddened to hear of the closure of one of the most popular and funky used bookstores in Grand Junction this week. Author’s Bookstore, a fixture in downtown for the past 20 years, announced that it ...

031210 3D TV Mojo

Newest 3D technology on display

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Electronics seller U.S. Tech is giving the public a preview of what the future of television will look like. Here’s a hint: it’s going to be truly multi-dimensional. Mitsubishi rolled their 53-foot big rig into the parking lot at ...

031110 Teens Mojo

Showy shoes to kick off library art show

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Shanna Smith, teen librarian for the Mesa County Library, dumped a bag of used shoes on the floor of the Orchard Mesa Branch Library Wednesday afternoon. Dress boots, Mary Jane’s, Converse, and high heels spilled to the floor. Teens ...

031010 Rotary MOJO

GJ Rotary Club gives money to community organizations

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

After some lighthearted discussion about a missing gavel being replaced by a sandwich bag filled with sawdust, Grand Junction Rotary Club President Joe Warner presented more than $16,000 to several local organizations at their Wednesday ...

030910 Curtis Swift Mojo

Spring gardening workshops a bloomin’ deal

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

The everyday habits of a backyard gardener can have detrimental effects to the commercial orchards and gardens in the Grand Valley. That’s why it’s important to know how to prune, plant and spray insecticide properly, according ...

030810 OM Pool Mojo

Inclement weather forces spring breakers inside

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

The harsh, snowy weather Monday morning was an unwelcome sight for those in charge of entertaining kids on spring break. Shon Birch, recreation coordinator for the city of Grand Junction’s Kid’s Day Out program, planned a day of ...

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