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22 hrs ago | KKCO-TV Grand Junction

Matt Lewis on the ballot

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! They've found a replacement for Senator King...Mesa County Republicans officially select their sheriff's candidate for the November election.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

KKCO-TV Grand Junction

Uch Flies Home

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! She's got her one way ticket to Houston booked...one lucky pup returns to her family tomorrow thanks to the help of one western slope animal group.

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Related Topix: Grand Junction, CO

KKCO-TV Grand Junction

Smoke in Grand Valley originated from thousands of miles away

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: Redlands, CO, Grand Junction, CO, Weather

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Colorado Political News

Steve King Running Out of Timecards to Punch

Republican State Sen. Steve King officially withdrew from the race for Mesa County Sheriff on Tuesday, a decision that had become largely unavoidable and may end up being just the beginning of a larger investigation.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Bob Beauprez, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Steve King, Grand Junction, CO, Criminal Defense Law, Law

The Grand Junction Sentinel

Quick Picks: Mesa County Fair, poetry night, High Desert Opera preview

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Related Topix: Entertainment

Hispanic Business

Mesa County Colorado Obtains Authorization to Operate Trimble's Unmanned Aircraft System

The authorization is currently required to legally operate a public unmanned aircraft in the U.S. The COA was granted to the Public Works chose the Trimble UX5 for a variety of applications including determining volumes and compaction of its county landfill, surveying and monitoring capital improvement projects such as roads and bridges, as well as ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Denver Post

Embattled state Sen. Steve King withdraws from Mesa sheriff race

State Sen. Steve King has withdrawn from the race for Mesa County Sheriff in the face of mounting criticism and investigations of his part-time work for the sheriff's office and for Colorado Mesa University while also serving as a state senator.

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Related Topix: Mesa, CO

KKCO-TV Grand Junction

WIC Program changes its requirements

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: Family, Kids

Mon Jul 14, 2014

KKCO-TV Grand Junction

Dealing with feral cats 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! Let the cats roam the streets! One Western Slope rescue agency advises Grand Valley residents to let nature take care of our feline troubles.

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Denver Post

Backers of casino-style gaming at Colorado racetracks submit petitions

Jan Noyes plays the penny slots at Johnny Z's in Central City in this file photo.

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Related Topix: Colorado, Central City, CO, Pueblo County, CO

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Air & Space

Will Drones Be the Next Police Cars?

The grainy black-and-white video is reminiscent of the famous images of U.S. "surgical strikes" during the first Gulf War, but without the crosshairs.

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Related Topix: Grand Junction, CO

KKCO-TV Grand Junction

The gay marriage debate 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! Mesa County is actually governed by the 10th Circuit Court of appeals based out of Denver, so their decision to allow same sex marriage in Utah sets a serious precedence for our own officials right here the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian

KKCO-TV Grand Junction

Colorado teen birth rate drops thanks to family planning initiative

Colorado's experiment to lower booming birth rates is proving to be successful. An anonymous donor funded Colorado's Family Planning Initiative with $23 million to help provide 30,000 intrauterine devices and implants to 68 clinics across the state.

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KKCO-TV Grand Junction

Arotin on the ballot

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! Mesa County residents will have another name on the ballot for sheriff come November as one deputy sheriff prepares for the road to election day.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Denver Post

Mesa County Sheriff candidate Steve King faces new ballot challengers

Steve King's unopposed run for Mesa County Sheriff is suddenly drawing a crowd with three unaffiliated candidates petitioning Thursday for a spot on the ballot, and a write-in candidate cranking up his bid with a Tea Party endorsement.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs

Free Republic

Tea Party Endorses Mike Harlow for Mesa County

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo.- Write-in candidate for Mesa County Sheriff Mike Harlow is being endorsed by the Tea Party.

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Related Topix: US News, Tea Party, Grand Junction, CO

Tue Jul 08, 2014

KKCO-TV Grand Junction

Fourth of July arrest recap

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! The Fourth of July weekend is over and work week is well underway, but some are facing the consequences of bad decisions over the holiday.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Denver Post

Sen. Steve King will not pull out of Mesa County sheriff's race

Embattled sheriff candidate Steve King said he will stay in the race in spite of being fired from the Mesa County Sheriff's Department, being the subject of an outside investigation into timecard irregularities and sparking a growing call to step down.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

KKCO-TV Grand Junction

Protect your pets this 4th of July.

Mesa County Animal Services picks up dozens of dogs who are lost and can't find their way home over the holiday weekend.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Colorado State Publications Library

Cleaning Up and Returning Home After Floods and Mudslides

Last September's floods left many with difficult clean-up before being able to return home.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood

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