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Concussions are common on the field

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month and one common example of a traumatic brain injury is a concussion. The CDC says that when it comes to concussions, young athletes are most at risk.


Mesa County Partners works with at risk youth in our community, getting them involved in activities and provide positive services to them. Thursday, members of the mentor program were able to do the same by giving back to another organization in the Valley.


It's been nearly a month since there was any measurable rain in the Valley. Pair that lack of rain with dry, warm, and windy weather and you get the perfect combination for a brush fire.



GJPD is investigating a robbery at a Pizza Hut where a man with a knife made off with cash. A similar burglary happened last week at a nearby Burger King.


St. Mary's cutting down on traveling nurses, hiring more permanent positions


13% voter turnout in city election so far


8-year-old hopes to be cured of sickle cell anemia


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KKCO - Mesa County Partners Gives Back


KKCO - Burglary Investigation At Local Pizza Hut


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Inappropriate graffiti at parks concerns parents


Ute Water encourages water conservation


Spring is here and so is allergy season


ATV RECALL: More than 45 fires reported


Horses help engineers access cell towers in remote areas


Deadly attack near UK parliament, suspect killed


Delaney Clements' legacy lives on, one year later


Proposed bill asks oil and gas facilities to back up from schools


Who's the top dog in Denver? AKC ranks dog popularity by breed


Edesia VIP Chef's Table Luncheon preview


Search for new D51 Superintendent continues


Firefighters say resources stretched thin due to high number of fires


Increase in brush fires spark concerns


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