Bret Hauff

Position: Herald Staff Writer

D&SNGR brings economic vitality back to a snowy Silverton

The first Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad train engine of 2019 rolled into a snowy Silverton this weekend packed with passengers, a welcome site for business owners eager for a season...

DATE: May 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango man suspected of eluding law enforcement 56 days ago is captured

A Durango man suspected of leading law enforcement on a 100 mph chase and avoiding law enforcement for almost two months has been captured. Anthony Bowers, 49, was arrested Wednesday, 56 days after...

DATE: May 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Murderer tries to fire public defenders before sentencing

A Durango man convicted of first-degree murder tried to fire his attorneys Thursday at the La Plata County Courthouse in a hearing to review a competency report requested by public defenders....

DATE: May 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango woman pleads guilty to shooting at man

A Durango woman pleaded guilty Thursday to firing a handgun with the purpose of evoking fear of serious injury to a man who had just fended off an attack from the woman’s acquaintance. Prosecutors...

DATE: May 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango’s Hilltop House hires new director to oversee community corrections

The Hilltop House board of directors has chosen a new director for the community corrections center, one they hope will be more involved with the community, said board chairman Tom Harms. Sally...

DATE: May 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College class of 2019 on its way out

This was a big weekend for the Rodriguez family. Ashley and Analeshia, 22-year-old twins, each earned Bachelor of Science degrees Saturday in organismal biology. Ariel, their 26-year-old big...

DATE: April 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango police identify two men in near-fatal stabbing

Police have obtained arrest warrants for two men involved in a fight three weeks ago that sent one of them to the intensive-care unit for nine days. The arrest warrants were issued Thursday for...

DATE: April 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dylan Redwine homicide trial rescheduled for mid-September

Mark Redwine, the Vallecito father accused of killing his 13-year-old son, Dylan, in 2012, is scheduled to stand trial in September, a three-month delay from previous plans at the request of...

DATE: April 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sexual assault trial scheduled for next month

A Durango man accused of sexually assaulting a Fort Lewis College student almost two years ago is scheduled to stand trial in May. Devin “Ducky” Bond, 22, appeared Friday in the La Plata County...

DATE: April 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mark Redwine’s attorneys attempt to exclude cadaver dog evidence

Mark Redwine’s attorneys are asking the judge overseeing his upcoming murder trial to exclude evidence from cadaver-sniffing dogs, questioning the scientific reliability, accuracy and consistency...

DATE: April 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango mayor pledges to rebuild trust, open dialogue with residents

Some Durango residents have criticized city government for not adhering to the will of the people; city councilor Melissa Youssef acknowledged as much in her first address as mayor. But city...

DATE: April 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

38-year-old orange tractor stolen in Gem Village

An agricultural business in Gem Village is asking for help in finding an old tractor stolen sometime late Monday or early Tuesday. The orange 1981 Kubota M4050 tractor with a front loader was...

DATE: April 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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