The Board of Delta County Commissioners is soliciting letters of interest for the position of county coroner. Kevin Lucy is resigning effective Sept. 2 and by state statute, the county commissioners are to appoint his replacement. The new county coroner would serve the remainder of the term until January 2019, and may run for election in the 2018 election cycle. Letters of interest should include qualifications, experience, education and commitment. Letters should be addressed to the Board of County Commissioners, 501 Palmer, Suite 227, Delta, CO 81416. Deadline for submitting letters is 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6.
On Dec. 2, officers of the Delta Police Department responded to a report of an assault. Officers spoke with a 64-year-old male with a bleeding injury on his neck.