Police: MCSO deputy, father of 2, critically injured in shooting

A Mesa County Sheriff's Deputy was critically injured after being shot while responding to a suspicious person report Monday morning, according to the Mesa County Sheriff's Office.


Two local groups celebrate Fat Tuesday by indulging in food before Lent.


A sexually transmitted disease you might have thought was practically wiped out in the U.S. has popped up in Mesa County.



It all started in 2005 when community leaders decided the use of meth was more than just a problem it was an epidemic. For years, increased prevention and enforcement efforts helped decrease the number of those using meth, yet since 2011 the number of meth related arrests and felony cases have been starting to creep up. For 2015 the number of meth related arrests increased dramatically, showing a need for more change.


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Community supports Deputy Geer, learning about the man behind the badge


Aggressive IRS scammers cause police standoff in Colorado


Line of duty injuries, deaths rare in Mesa County


MCSO has not had death in the line of duty in nearly 110 years


Bronco's Super Bowl Championship gear is on the shelves


8 dead after trains crash in Germany


Business booms for pot shops


Rapping professor gains student popularity


Doctor accused of over-prescribing painkillers sentenced to federal prison


Rifle residents consider water pipe insurance plan


Glenwood Springs man arrested in attempted murder, police say


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