Bret Hauff

Position: Herald Staff Writer

Two suspects remain at large after fleeing from police in car, on foot

Two suspects who led law enforcement on a high-speed chase in a stolen car and eventually a foot pursuit in the Bayfield area remained at large Tuesday, law enforcement officials say. La Plata...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County Sheriff’s Office tightens belt during lean times

The La Plata County Sheriff’s Office, like many other county departments, operates year-to-year on a declining budget. But innovative funding and careful cuts have kept the Sheriff’s Office under...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

City of Durango dismisses citations against homeless protesters

Durango prosecutors have dismissed charges against eight homeless people who were cited with trespassing on public property during a protest they held Aug. 24 opposing the city’s camping ban. The...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man found dead Thursday near Dog Park is identified

A man who was found dead Thursday under a bridge near the Durango Dog Park has been identified as Patrick Mulligan, who is believed to have been living as a homeless man on the banks of Lightner...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man’s body found near Durango Dog Park

Police are working to identify the body of an elderly man found under a bridge near the Durango Dog Park on Thursday morning. A man and a woman walking under a pedestrian bridge over Lightner Creek...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Suspects at nonfatal shooting receive reduced charges, probation

Two of three people who were arrested in connection with an attempted murder but faced significantly reduced charges, were sentenced Thursday to supervised probation. Prosecutors said Rex Nelson,...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Polis touts business, political experience in bid for governor

Jared Polis said his experience as a businessman who is capable of finding innovative ways to fund projects and his willingness as a politician to work across the aisle to get things done make him...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man found dead near Durango Dog Park is identified

A man found dead last week near the Durango Dog Park has been identified as Dawson W. Radau, 27, of Orlando, Florida. An autopsy was performed Wednesday in Durango. La Plata County Coroner Jann...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Woman found dead in Iris Park is identified

A woman who died Sunday in Iris Park under suspicious circumstances has been identified as Nicole Paula Wagner, 25, of Durango. Wagner had been in Iris Park with her boyfriend around 10:25 a.m....

DATE: Oct. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police arrest Towaoc man in hit-and-run east of Durango

State law enforcement arrested a man suspected of being involved in a hit-and-run crash Tuesday morning on U.S. Highway 160 east of Durango, officials said. The hit-and-run occurred around 7 a.m....

DATE: Oct. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango teen makes ‘miraculous’ recovery

When Wiley Corra fell 40 feet off a bridge six months ago, he “was basically dead,” said his father, Andy. But now, after months of rehabilitation in three different medical facilities hundreds of...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bear injured during 416 Fire ‘doing really well’

A bear cub whose paws were burned during the 416 Fire “is doing really well,” a Colorado Parks and Wildlife official said Thursday. The bear, who remains nameless, has grown from a mere 10½ pounds...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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