Enter the Delta County Libraries' second annual tomato haiku contest. A haiku is three lines. The first line is five syllables, the second line is seven syllables, the third line is five syllables. Anyone can enter, but entries are limited to three entries to be judged by local poets Phil Ellsworth and Rita Clagett. Winning entries will be read at the libraries' Tomato Festival in Hotchkiss Sept. 17. Contest deadline is Tuesday, Sept. 6. Visit /www.deltalibraries.org/haiku-contest/ to enter.
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.