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19 hrs ago | KKCO-TV Grand Junction

Candidates gear up for the upcoming election

Stacia Strong joined the News Team in March 2014 and is excited to get out and enjoy all the outdoor activities the western slope offers.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

KKCO-TV Grand Junction

Michael Blagg back in Mesa County

The inquiry system states that he has open charges, and that he may have a hold or his bond has not been set yet.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

KKCO-TV Grand Junction

Time to talk coal in Mesa County

Lindsey Pallares joined the KKCO News Team in March of 2014, and couldn't be more excited to make the beautiful Western Slope her new home! A prospective coal mine land lease near Garfield and Mesa counties raises economic and environmental questions among Western Slope community members and one Grand Valley group aims to deliver some answers.

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Related Topix: Garfield County, CO, Fruita, CO, Mesa, CO

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Denver Post

Parole escapee charged in the killing of his Mesa County mother

A Mesa County man who allegedly walked away from a halfway house in June , and whose criminal record includes five felony convictions, has been charged in the slaying of his mother.

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Related Topix: Grand Junction, CO, Prison

Mon Aug 25, 2014

KKCO-TV Grand Junction

GJPD Officer involved shooting

Lindsey Pallares joined the KKCO News Team in March of 2014, and couldn't be more excited to make the beautiful Western Slope her new home! At approximately 12:05 P.M. on Monday, Grand Junction police officers were called to the 1700 block of Grand Avenue to remove a person that was outside of a home.

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Related Topix: Grand Junction, CO

KKCO-TV Grand Junction

Parents get creative to keep kids healthy

Stacia Strong joined the News Team in March 2014 and is excited to get out and enjoy all the outdoor activities the western slope offers.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Denver Post

Man struck by pickup, killed in Grand Junction on Saturday

A man was killed Saturday night in Grand Junction after he was hit by a pickup truck as he tried to cross a street, police said.

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Related Topix: Grand Junction, CO

Fri Aug 22, 2014

KKCO-TV Grand Junction

"Kicks for Kids"

Lindsey Pallares joined the KKCO News Team in March of 2014, and couldn't be more excited to make the beautiful Western Slope her new home! Three Grand Valley organizations celebrate "Be an Angel Day" by kicking off a special shoe drive for foster children of the Western Slope.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Grand Junction, CO

KKCO-TV Grand Junction

Area fire and law enforcement team up to crack arson cases

Amy joined the KKCO 11 News Team in August and is ecstatic to have the chance to embark on her career as a reporter, a job she's known she's wanted since she was ten years old.

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Related Topix: Fire, Grand Junction, CO

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Denver Post

Unidentified body found along Colorado River in Mesa County

The County Coroner's office said the deceased was a Caucasian or Hispanic man somewhere between 45- and 75-years old.

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Denver Post

DeBeque turns from gambling to pot to boost its economy

Because state lawmakers aren't open to allowing gambling in this struggling western Colorado town, officials here plan to go to pot.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Black Hawk, CO, Central City, CO

Wed Aug 20, 2014

KKCO-TV Grand Junction

Mesa County's Nurse-Family Partnership hosts reunion picnic

Nicole was born and raised in the suburbs of Georgia but traveled down to the sunshine state to study meteorology and mathematics at the University of Miami.

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Related Topix: Meteorology, Science, University of Miami

KKCO-TV Grand Junction

The "Ender's Game" Saga in District 51

Lindsey Pallares joined the KKCO News Team in March of 2014, and couldn't be more excited to make the beautiful Western Slope her new home! It's a book that's sparked up controversy throughout District 51...more Mesa County parents and middle schoolers come forward with their take on whether or not the "Ender's Game" is age appropriate.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Rabbit Fever discovered in Mesa County

The Daily Sentinel reports that there have been no human cases in Mesa County. But residents are warned to avoid dead or sick animals.

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Related Topix: Grand Junction, CO, Larimer County, CO, Broomfield, CO, Jefferson County, CO

KKCO-TV Grand Junction

Mesa County Commissioners close economic development fund

Stacia Strong joined the News Team in March 2014 and is excited to get out and enjoy all the outdoor activities the western slope offers.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

KKCO-TV Grand Junction

Brush fire on I-70

The fire started near the Rabbit Valley Exit east bound. The Lower Valley Fire Department responded to the blaze around 6:30 p.m. Colorado State Patrol arrived soon after to assist with traffic as well as Mesa County Sheriff Department Deputies.

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Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters, Wildfire

KKCO-TV Grand Junction

Second Mesa County rabbit tests positive for life-threatening disease

Nick moved to Grand Junction in March 2013, but he's lived in Colorado for most of his life.

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Related Topix: Grand Junction, CO, Louisville, CO, Boulder, CO

The Auto Channel

Drunk Driving in Colorado - Colorado's Wine Country Ranks Highest

Aug. 18, 2014: It's the one contest you don't want to win, and our Colorado's Wine Country tops the Denver area in the "drunkest" category.

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Related Topix: Drugs

Denver Post

State Sen. Steve King makes first appearance in court Monday

State Sen. Steve King made a first appearance in court Monday, and for a 32-year law enforcement professional, a first ever appearance at a defense table, to be advised of charges against him.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Steve King, Mesa State College

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Denver Post

Mesa County slide monitors tracking slightest movement every second

The colored lines spanning a graph on Mesa County surveyor Frank Kochevar's computer screen are flat.

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Related Topix: Avalanche, Landslide, Collbran, CO, Geology, Science

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