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6 hrs ago | 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

6 hrs ago | 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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6 hrs ago | 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

Denver Post

CBI turns over investigation of Steve King to 18th Judicial District

The Colorado Bureau of Investigation has turned over the investigation of alleged misconduct by state Sen. Steve King to the 18th Judicial District Attorney's Office.

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Related Topix: Grand Junction, CO

KKCO-TV Grand Junction

Improved crime rates 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! Decreasing numbers from a recent report by the Colorado Bureau of Investigation give residents some peace of mind about the safety of their community.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Colorado Political News

Jill Repella(?) Picked as Beauprez Running Mate

While we don't know a ton about Repella, she does satisfy a couple of important demographic concerns for the Beauprez ticket.

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Denver Post

State Sen. Steve King under investigation in Mesa County sheriff race

State Sen. Steve King is campaigning to be the next Mesa County Sheriff. He is also defending himself against allegations that he falsified a timecard at the sheriff's office while working there on a part-time contract basis.

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Related Topix: US News

KKCO-TV Grand Junction

Red flag warning prompts fireworks safety

We're just days away from the sparkle and shimmer of fireworks shows on the Fourth of July and with no fire ban this year you can light up your own personal shows.

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Related Topix: Weather

Mon Jun 30, 2014

KKCO-TV Grand Junction

Protestors call for Kings withdrawl from Sheriff's 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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Sun Jun 29, 2014

KKCO-TV Grand Junction

Seven years since Paige Birgfeld's disappearance

No charges have been filed against the perpetrator who was behind the murder. Mesa County authorities say this is still an active investigation.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Grand Junction, CO

Sat Jun 28, 2014

KKCO-TV Grand Junction

Organizations look to satisfy empty summer stomachs

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: Kids, Family, Clifton, CO

KKCO-TV Grand Junction

CBI to Investigate Senator Steve King

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! Discrepancies on a time card of Senator King's from his work with the Mesa County Sheriff's Office have led authorities to take a closer look at his time there as a contract employee.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Grand Junction, CO

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Autoblog

These ads are how Colorado and Washington are combating their pot DUI problem

Consider our buzz harshed. Legal pot use in Washington and Colorado has had a number of benefits the Highest State has seen a 2.5-percent drop in violent crime and a big bump in tax revenues .

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Autos

TheDenverChannel

Mudslide 'pond' growing, no significant movement

One month after a deadly landslide on Grand Mesa, Mesa County officials say the "pond" formed during a slide is growing, but there has been no significant movement of the landslide.

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Related Topix: Landslide, Collbran, CO

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