Bret Hauff

Position: Herald Staff Writer

Glacier Club man convicted of assault, racially taunting sheriff’s deputy

A jury on Thursday convicted a La Plata County man on four criminal charges related to a fight he had with law enforcement last year at the Glacier Club. La Plata County Sheriff’s deputies led...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 10 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Public defender re-appointed to Mark Redwine murder case

The defense team for Mark Redwine, a Vallecito man accused of killing his son, Dylan, grew this week after a Colorado judge allowed an attorney to re-enter the case after the dismissal of a...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 6 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango to hire new auditing firm to help resolve budget problems

Durango plans to hire a new auditing firm to scrutinize city spending, adding to a growing list of remedies sought to understand and resolve what appears to be a host of accounting irregularities....

DATE: Jan. 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Missing infant found safe; mother hospitalized with arrow in buttocks

An infant who went missing last week from Delta County was found safe in Durango a day after the child’s mother was admitted to emergency care with an arrow stuck in her buttocks, according to law...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Donated tents at Purple Cliffs offer warmth to campers

Mikayla Jernigan is still working to insulate her tent. Jernigan lives outside on a hillside near La Posta Road, and she’s had trouble adjusting to the December cold. People have lived at the...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

State seeks suggestions for DeNier property

The state of Colorado hasn’t figured out what to do with its more than 15,000-square-foot Robert E. DeNier Youth Services Center, and the Colorado Department of Human Services wants local ideas...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango woman who ran over cousin sentenced to prison

A 6th Judicial District Court judge sentenced a La Plata County woman to 10 years in prison Thursday after she admitted to running over her cousin with a truck, almost killing him. Katrina Baker,...

DATE: Dec. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Final defendant sentenced in large-scale animal abuse case

A La Plata County man accused of mistreating more than 100 animals has been barred by court order from owning another animal for three years. Law enforcement accused Jeffery Jackson of 115 counts...

DATE: Dec. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Snow expected Sunday, slick conditions possible

A winter storm predicted for Sunday is expected to drop snow in the San Juan Mountains and pour rain in the valleys followed by cold temperatures that could make Monday morning’s commute slick,...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango police officer accused of domestic violence appears in court

Issues over money and an alleged extramarital affair led to an altercation that resulted in a Durango Police Department officer’s arrest earlier this week on suspicion of domestic violence,...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango police officer arrested on suspicion of domestic violence

A Durango Police Department officer was arrested Tuesday morning in the Denver area on suspicion of domestic violence, according to a news release from the city of Durango. Law enforcement booked...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

As demand spikes, Durango Food Bank barely keeps pace with needs

Margaret Brooks doesn’t know what to say to her great-niece and nephew when they ask her why she’s not eating with them at the dinner table. “They know the food is not there,” she said – so she...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

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