Effective immediately, fire restrictions in the unincorporated portions of Delta County have been lifted. The Delta County Sheriff's Office would like to remind everyone to use caution when burning and to call the Delta County burn line, 970-399-2955, before any agricultural burn. The burning of household trash and other dense smoke-producing materials is prohibited in Delta County.
On Friday, July 16, the Bureau of Land Management Uncompahgre Field Office lifted the Stage 1 fire restrictions on BLM-administered public lands in Montrose, San Miguel, Ouray, Delta and Gunnison counties.
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.