Position: Herald Staff Writer

Towaoc man sentenced to 55 years for shooting

A Towaoc man was sentenced Wednesday in federal court to 55 years in prison for shooting another man three times. The victim survived. Matthew Dewayne Jaramillo, 29, rolled his head and looked at...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dylan Redwine's remains found

The La Plata County Sheriff's Office announced Thursday it has identified the remains of the body of Dylan Redwine, a 13-year-old boy who went missing in November north of Vallecito Reservoir. The...

DATE: June 27, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lightning-strike blazes start fire season

An electrical storm that blew into the region Monday afternoon sparked several wildfires in Southwest Colorado, and more are expected this week. "We're just trying to get to them as soon as we can...

DATE: June 4, 2013 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Cortez driver pleads guilty to causing deaths

A Cortez woman charged with killing two people on a motorcycle while driving drunk has pleaded guilty to two counts of vehicular homicide in District Court.Stacie Pierce-Green, 41, faces up to 16...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News