Western Slope Sheriff Loses Bet With Police Chief After Broncos GameThe Mesa County Sheriff was reminded on Tuesday a bet is a bet. Sheriff Matt Lewis is a Broncos fan. He made a bet with Grand Junction Police Chief Doug Shoemaker -- a Chiefs fan.
Slain Mesa County Deputy Remembered As Family ManIn one large photograph, a slain sheriff's deputy wore his uniform. A picture across the altar at Monday's funeral in western Colorado showed Derek Geer in casual clothes with his wife, 13-year-old son and 11-year-old daughter.
Governor Orders Flags To Fly At Half-Staff To Remember Deputy Killed In The Line Of DutyGov. John Hickenlooper on Sunday ordered flags be lowered to half-staff Monday on all public buildings statewide in memory of Mesa County Deputy Sheriff Derek Geer.
Suspect In Fatal Shooting Of Western Colorado Deputy IdentifiedA 17-year-old Grand Junction male who is facing charges after police say he shot a Mesa County Sheriff's deputy has been identified.
Mesa County Sheriff: Deputy In Final Hours Of LifeThe Mesa County Sheriff shared some devastating news about the condition of the deputy who was shot on Monday morning, posting on Facebook that "Deputy Derek Geer is in the final hours of his life."
40 Colorado Sheriffs Sign Letter To White House Opposing Guantanamo Detainees PlanAs President Barack Obama considers what to do about fulfilling his campaign pledge to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and possibly bring the prisoners to Colorado, 40 sheriffs from Colorado have voiced their opposition in a letter to the White House.
40 Colorado Sheriffs Oppose Guantanamo Detainee PlansFifty sheriffs across Colorado have written to the White House to oppose any plan to move Guantanamo detainees to the state.
Paige Birgfeld's Father Optimistic, Bereaved After Arrest In Her MurderThe father of a murdered Grand Junction woman who went missing in 2007 said Friday's arrest in his daughter's death was a melancholy moment, but he's optimistic for a conviction.
Suspect Arrested In Death Of Paige Birgfeld, Mom Who Led Double LifeSeven years after she went missing and two years after her remains were found, a suspect has been arrested in the murder of Paige Birgfeld.
Skeleton Found In Mesa County Could Be Man Who Went Missing 20 Years Ago Detectives with Mesa County are working on a new development in a missing persons case more than two decades old.
Birgfeld's Dad Stays At Site Where Remains Were FoundInvestigators on Colorado's Western Slope are continuing to search for evidence in the area where remains that are thought to be that of Paige Birgfeld were discovered.
Hiker Finds Remains Tentatively ID'd As Missing Grand Junction MomA hiker has found human remains tentatively identified as belonging to Paige Birgfeld. The Grand Junction mother has been missing since 2007 and was considered by investigators to be a murder victim.