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Deer mice carry hantavirus (credit: cdphe.state.co.us)

Mesa County Boy Treated For Hantavirus

Health officials say a western Colorado boy is being treated after contracting hantavirus.

07/23/2014

Laurel Bollmeier of Windsor took this photo at the Colorado National Monument on Sept. 25, 2013.

Tipton, Udall Oppose Colorado Monument Park Status

Colorado National Monument in Mesa County is not going to be designated a national park.

07/07/2014

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2 Incumbent Colorado Sheriffs Lose In Primary

There are going to be some new sheriffs in parts of Colorado following Tuesday’s primary.

06/25/2014

Rep. Scott Tipton (credit: CBS)

Tipton Wins Colorado’s 3rd District GOP Primary

Two-term congressman Scott Tipton has won the Republican primary election for Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District, defeating tea party activist David Cox.

06/24/2014

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Deadly Brawl Is Latest Test Of Self-Defense Laws

A Colorado prosecutor said he’s frustrated that the state’s “Make My Day” law prevents him from charging a man who killed an acquaintance during a drunken brawl that spilled into his home, becoming the latest test to self-defense gun laws nationwide.

06/18/2014

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Spraying To Begin Early After Mosquitoes Test Positive For West Nile

One Front Range town will start spraying for mosquitoes on Wednesday as the concern over the West Nile virus grows.

06/17/2014

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Man Convicted In Wife’s Murder Will Get New Trial

A husband convicted of killing his wife and suspected of killing his daughter has been granted a new trial.

06/12/2014

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Hundreds Honor 3 Men Lost In Mesa County Mudslide

Hundreds of people turned out Sunday to honor the lives of the three men lost in a massive mudslide last week in western Colorado.

06/02/2014

An image of the mudslide (credit: CBS)

Area Of Massive Mesa County Mudslide Being Remapped

Laser and radar technology is being used to remap the area of a massive mudslide in western Colorado, where three men are still missing.

06/01/2014

In image of the slide on Loveland Pass (credit: Alan Henceroth)

Rock Slides Will Remain Common Because Of The Significant Snowpack

The slopes in Colorado are becoming very active and one U.S. Forest Service official said it’s erosion in action.

05/28/2014

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