Delta County Sheriff

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  • When asked about campaign finance complaint filed against Back the Badge campaign, Delta County Sheriff Mark Taylor tells KVNF's Jodi Peterson that he made a mistake¬†
  • Part two of KVNF's interview with Democratic congressional candidate Diane Mitsch Bush

  • 4 Delta County Sheriff's office staff tested positive for COVID-19, recovered, and are back to work
  • Colorado Division of Insurance anticipates 2021 individual health plans will cost less thanks to the reinsurance program
  • New report: coal mine reclamation could create thousands of jobs
  • 2 Colorado ballot initiatives on oil and gas have been pulled
  • Communities of color are vulnerable

  • State Democrats ask citizens to report incidents of racism during the pandemic
  • Sheriffs respond to disturbing call in Delta County on Wednesday night
  • Some Western states better prepared for comprehensive testing than others


  • Latest COVID-19 stats
  • Gov. Polis and Rep. Tipton have contentious exchange over federal coronavirus funding

  • Fatal weekend crash outside of Delta leads to loss of life, severe injuries
  • Congress again takes up paying for Land and Water Conservation Fund
  • Judge orders halt to coal mining underneath roadless area in North Fork Valley

  • Crews battling wildfire outside of Meeker
  • Flu season officially begins in Colorado
  • Dam on Little Colorado River gets initial approval
  • Delta County Sheriff makes big drug bust

  • Governor Polis tells oil and gas execs to follow the market, not politics
  • Sheriff Mark Taylor defends positions in front of Delta County Democrats
  • Shawnee Peak Fire near Kenosha Pass still listed as 0 percent contained
  • Bear euthanized near Pine was the one that attacked a 71-year old man
  • 8-year old boy in Bailey recovering from dangerous mountain lion attack

  • Delta County Sheriff's office plagued by scam phone calls
  • Summary of health care bills passed in Legislative session
  • KDNK interview with local beekeeper
  • Awakening bees in Spring need protections

Eric Goold

In a recent meeting, Delta County Commissioners declared Delta to be a 2nd Amendment Preservation County. The move was made in opposition to House Bill 1177, the so called Red Flag Bill, that would allow guns to be taken away from those deemed a risk to themselves or others. At least two different public meetings were held. KVNF News speaks with the Delta Mayor, the Delta County Sheriff and a local gun dealer about Delta County's passion for gun rights.

  • Delta County Sheriff Fred McKee issues press release
  • Mentally ill patient at Delta jail can't find a bed; service providers won't take him
  • McKee one of five county sheriffs in 7th Judicial District who will step down
  • Despite conservation agreement, water tensions between Western Slope and Front Range

Delta County is seeing a surge in marijuana compliance checks as law enforcement officers seek to stamp out illegal grows. At the same time, the state of Colorado continues to rake in massive tax benefits after last year's marijuana sales of over 1 billion dollars. KVNF News spoke with the Paonia chief of police, the sheriff of Delta County and the Executive Director of the Colorado Department of Revenue to get the story.

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  • Stapleton, Polis polar opposites running for Governor
  • Montrose commissioner, sheriff races still too close to call
  • Ballot printing error in Montrose due to incorrect bar codes

  • Amazon giant seeking new headquarters site, Denver in the running
  • New Amazon site could bring 5 billion in infrastructure, 50,000 jobs
  • Delta and Montrose County Sheriffs announce they will not seek re-election
  • Colorado leads the country in recovery from recession