Thursday October 23, 2014

a01 robberOn Monday, Oct. 16, at approximately 10:10 p.m., officers of the Delta Police Department took a report of an aggravated robbery which occurred at the Grand Valley Convenience Store located at 766 Main Street in Delta. The store clerk reported a Caucasian male about 5’7” to 5’9” with a slender build robbed the store at gunpoint. He was wearing a dark green hooded pullover sweatshirt.

The Delta City Council has adopted a resolution supporting questions 2D and 2E on the November ballot. Since the councilmembers were the ones who decided to place the questions on the ballot, the endorsement is just a formality, but one of few alternatives available to the city under the Fair Campaign Practices Act, which prohibits the use of taxpayer dollars to urge “yes” votes on the matters.

Jo Rosenquist, executive director of the Delta Housing Authority, has announced her resignation. Her target date is Nov. 30, but she said she intends to stay on the job long enough to train her replacement.

Leslie Workman, a graduate of Delta High School, will be returning to the Western Slope to assume leadership of the Delta Area Chamber of Commerce. Chamber president Josh Applegate said Workman’s official start date as the chamber’s executive director is Nov. 10.

The City of Delta announces fall cleanup beginning Monday, Oct. 20. To avoid being missed, please have all your items out by 7 a.m.

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