Carrying on the tradition

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Mesa County Emergency Manager Andy Martsolf carries the Special Olympics Unified Relay torch as he and Sheriff Matt Lewis, left, lead members of the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office team west along F Road on bicycles on East Orchard Mesa on its way to Lincoln Park for the night on Tuesday. This morning, the torch leaves on its way to Los Angeles for the World Games.


Law enforcement relays torch for Special Olympics

Joseph Carlone is keenly aware what the words “law enforcement” mean to some people.
“Nobody calls law enforcement when they’re having a birthday party,” he said.
But Tuesday, law enforcement agencies from multiple states celebrated the Special Olympics in Grand Junction. Police cars from the Grand Junction Police Department, Colorado State Patrol, Los Angeles Police Department and Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department accompanied the Flame of Hope — the Special Olympics version of the Olympic torch — with lights flashing and sirens blaring.

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A Parachute couple wanted following their infant daughter’s murder gave away their location in Minnesota this week when they used a federal food-assistance card at a gas station.


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