Delta Police still need public’s help to identify dead body.The identity of the deceased male found in Delta on Monday, February 21 is still unknown as of today. The Delta Police Department continues to ask the public for any information leading to the identity of the man. The latest information they have is that he is a white male about 35 to 45 years of age, about 5’10” weight is about 170-190 lbs. He has auburn facial hair, medium to short length. He also has a scar on his left check and a multiple of tattoos. He was wearing an Oak-leaf camouflage jacket in green and brown tones, a grey hoody type zip up sweatshirt and blue denim pants. If you have any additional information or know the identity of this man contact the Delta Police at 970-874-7676 or the coroner’s office at 874-5918….(Posted 5:30p by Jim Kapp)
AED’s being used more and more in public places.Automated External Defibrillators known as AED’s are quickly becoming common place in public places due to their effectiveness in assisting with out-of-hospital cardiac arrests. Some of these AED’s have found their way into area schools thanks to the initial effort of the Gunnison High School graduating class of 2008. According to the Gunnison Country Times, Bryan Hess, EMS chief and education director with Gunnison Valley Health Emergency Medical Services points out that when AED’s are used in the first few minutes of cardiac arrest they help save lives.
Source: Gunnison Country Times (Posted 5:31p by Jim Kapp)
Group opposes Dollar General coming to Palisade. A number of residents have formed a group in opposition to Palisade’s plans to bring a Dollar General Store to town. The Daily Sentinel reports that group, known as Citizens for Smart Growth, alleges town administrators and the Town Board acted hastily and failed to involve residents in the decision-making process, and it questions the ultimate benefit the store will provide the town. Town officials responded by pointing out the Dollar Store will offer a variety of goods that can’t be obtained elsewhere in Palisade and should generate vital sales tax revenue.
Source: Daily Sentinel (Posted 5:36p by Jim Kapp)
Bruco Strong Eagle Eastwood ordered to get second mental health evaluation. A second mental health evaluation has been ordered for a man suspected of wounding two 8th graders outside their suburban Denver middle school after the first evaluation determined he was insane at the time of the shooting. KJCT has learned that Bruco Strong Eagle Eastwood has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity in the Feb 23rd, 2010 shooting at Deer Creek Middle School. Eastwood faces 15 charges, including attempted first-degree murder. Since a second mental evaluation has been ordered his trial, which was suppose to begin next month, has now been moved to Sept. 16th…
Source: KJCT (Posted 5:41p by Jim Kapp)