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Bare Hair for the Chair

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Bookcliff Middle School shaves teachers’ heads to raise money for a student’s wheelchair.  ...

030610 Going Second Mojo

Gators treated to rock concert, “Music Making Music”

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

The Mount Garfield Middle School Gators were treated to an afternoon rock-n-roll concert on the last day of school before spring break. The band Going Second performed a live alternative rock concert in an effort to encourage students to ...

030510 Rocket Park Mojo

Rocket Park gets final makeover

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

The last phase to the Rocket Park remodel has begun. Last week, crews from the city of Grand Junction’s Parks and Recreation department removed the old play structures and leveled the ground in preparation for the new rocket-inspired, ...

Murdoch’s chicks

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

A sure sign of spring — the baby chicks arrive at Murdoch’s.  ...

030210 Pomona eggs mojo

Pomona celebrates reading with ‘Green Eggs and Ham’

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

The first- and second-graders in Mrs. Reesberg’s class at Pomona Elementary were treated with a culinary extravaganza Tuesday morning in honor of “Read Across America” day, which is celebrated in conjunction with Dr. ...

030110 babychicks mojo

Peeps cheep at Murdoch’s

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

A certain sign of spring arrived at Murdoch’s Ranch and Home Supply this weekend. The cheeps and peeps of hundred of baby chicks can be heard the instant customers pass through the automatic double doors of the store. “This is ...

022410 Hot Dog Mojo

Dinky Dogs sets up shop in out-of-the-way location

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Looking for a quick, cheap and delicious Chicago-style hot dog or giant stuffed potato? “X” marks an unlikely spot right behind the Department of Energy on B 3/4 Road, behind Orchard Mesa Cemetery. Dinky Dogs Gourmet Hot Dogs ...

022510 Girlflowers Mojo

GirlFlowers offers discounts on bling to all students

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Claire Ridgley, owner of the brand new GirlFlowers at 637 Main St., wants to give students a much needed break by offering a 15 percent discount to anyone who studies. “It could be a college student, beauty school, high school, ...

022410 Tooth Brush Mojo

Children learn about dental hygiene at library

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

In honor of National Dental Health Month, Kenzie Thompson and Marlana Kevstetter of Smiles for Kids were at the main branch of the Mesa County Library Wednesday afternoon to teach kids the art of good brushing. They read stories such as ...

022410 KidAid Mojo

Grant gives food to homeless children

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

A $10,000 check was presented to Kids Aid Wednesday afternoon by the joint efforts of the Qwest Foundation and the United Way. The “Weekend Backpack Food Program” gives children on the reduced or free school lunch program a ...

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