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By: Gjsentinel  06-Dec-2011


By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Sweet describes confectioners Emmett and James Masterson perfectly. Emmett, 57, has been making fudge for Valentine’s gifts for his friends and family for the past 20 years. It wasn’t until a recently that Emmett and his son ..


By Richie Ann Ashcraft

This time of year, the home of Tom and Carol Tadvic in the Galaxy Subdivision is commonly referred to as the “Toothbrush House.” Every neighborhood child knows that when they ring the bell on Halloween they will be rewarded with a ..


By Richie Ann Ashcraft

The Mesa County Libraries and School District 51 preschools have partnered to add another resource to help promote early childhood literacy. The library had a surplus of children’s books and were looking for the best way to use them. ..


By Richie Ann Ashcraft

The eBricks Outlet Store, global distributor of LEGO, has a large moving billboard that doesn’t move much. The Isuzi 4500 truck usually sits near the eBrick store at 539 N. First St. Owner Kenneth Riskey had the 8-by-15-foot truck ..


By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Lines of flags wave in the autumn breeze outside the Atrium and Mesa View Retirement Homes in honor of the many veterans expected to return home from the Middle East this holiday season. Holiday Retirement, which owns and operates both ..


By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Sometime last year, a light bulb flicked on above the head of Brian Schwerdtfeger, a kindergarten teacher at Dual Immersion Academy. It wouldn’t be long before that bulb, which was in his overhead projector, burnt out and Schwerdtfeger ..


By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Struggling families with young children are in dire need of diapers as well as healthy food for their children. They come to Community Food Bank of Grand Junction and other local agencies seeking diapers and are often disappointed. Diapers ..


By Richie Ann Ashcraft

The MOMS Club of Grand Junction West kicked-off their newly-reformed group with a blood drive at Kidzplex Monday morning. MOMS is an acronym meaning Moms Offering Moms Support and is a group which coordinates a variety of activities for ..


By Richie Ann Ashcraft

The Grand Junction Fire Department will spend their time between emergency calls this weekend collecting money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. The annual “Fill-the-Boot” fundraiser is a national event which typically ..


By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Carl Boese celebrated his 91st birthday by boarding the final Western Slope Honor Flight Wednesday morning in Grand Junction. Boese lives in Enid, Okla. but his seat on the local flight was arranged by his daugher, Robbie Koos, who lives in ..




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Central and Coal Ridge high schools achieved the highest combined scores for their music performance groups at the 86th annual Colorado West Invitational Music Performance Festival that took place April 14–16 at various locations in the .. Alcohol is a suspected factor in a crash that killed three Grand Junction men early Thursday on Douglas Pass, according to the Colorado State Patrol.