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On Saturday, Jan. 24, at approximately 6:39 p.m., officers of the Delta Police Department responded to the Western Convenience Store at 15th and Howard streets on a report of a robbery. Investigation revealed the store was robbed by a Caucasian male in his early 20s, about 5’10” to 6’ tall, skinny, with blue eyes wearing a ski mask over his face, dark blue hooded jacket with tan or gray-colored sleeves, blue jeans with faded leg fronts and dark brown or black work boots.
Both of the lawsuits initiated by Powell Mesa neighbors against Western Slope Layers remain unresolved.
The first lawsuit, a Rule 106 appeal, involved the county commissioners as defendants along with Western Slope Layers and owner Edwin Hostetler.
Last week, the Bureau of Land Management Uncompahgre Field released an Environmental Impact Statement for a Master Development Plan within the Bull Mountain Unit near Paonia. The deadline to submit public comments regarding the proposed project that includes up to 146 natural gas wells, four water disposal wells and the construction of associated access roads and pipelines is extended from a 45-day comment to a 90-day comment period that ends April 16.