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Former Senator Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement

steve kingA former state senator accused of falsifying time sheets for work at a sheriff’s department and a university has pleaded guilty to embezzlement. The district attorney’s office added in a statement that Steve King also pleaded guilty Friday to official misconduct. He was a senator, former sheriff and the Republican nominee for Mesa County Sheriff when he committed the crimes at jobs he held when the legislature was not in session. He dropped out of the sheriff’s race amid Continue reading

Men Who Went Missing After Mesa County Mudslide are Identified

mesa county slide areaThe three people missing after a mudslide in Mesa County, have been identified as 51 year-old Mesa County road worker Clancy Nichols, his 24-year-old son Danny and 46-year-old Wes Hawkins.  The slide is estimated to be four miles Continue reading