Delta County election officials advise voters it's getting late to return your ballots by mail. To ensure your votes count, drop off your ballots at either the Delta County Courthouse at 501 Palmer Street in Delta or the North Fork Annex at 196 W. Hotchkiss Avenue in Hotchkiss. Both locations are equipped with a 24-hour drop-off box. Both locations will also be open Election Day (Nov. 3) from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. In addition, the polling center in the county courthouse will be open Saturday, Oct. 31, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Election results can be viewed at www.delta
countyindependent.com or the DCI's Facebook page.
During a preliminary hearing in Delta District Court on Tuesday, Jan. 15, Judge Steven Schultz found probable cause for second degree murder charges against Heather Jones.
Jones previously faced three counts in the shooting of Ryan Redifer in Paonia on Jan. 12, 2018 -- assault in the first degree, assault in the second degree and violation of a protection order.