Bret Hauff

Position: Herald Staff Writer

City employee dies of injuries suffered on job

A Durango city employee died earlier this month of injuries suffered while on the job, officials said Friday. The employee, Moises Dominguez, worked for the city’s solid waste, trash and recycling...

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

Texas man pleads guilty in Lightner Creek murder

A Texas man pleaded guilty Thursday to aggravated robbery, a felony, in connection with a shooting death that occurred last year in the Lightner Creek Mobile Home Park west of Durango. Kevin Goff...

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

Durango police investigating body found near Dog Park

Police are investigating the circumstances of a death involving a 27-year-old Wisconsin man who was found Tuesday evening “affixed” to a tree near the Durango Dog Park in west Durango. “This is...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango stops enforcing camping ban at night

The city of Durango has stopped issuing citations to people who camp overnight in public open spaces, excluding parks and sidewalks, city officials said. The city stopped issuing the citations...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Train hits sedan on 32nd Street, no injuries reported

The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge train and a Hyundai sedan were involved in a crash Wednesday morning in north Durango. The train was making its morning trip to Silverton about 9 a.m. when it...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fall colors arrive early in Southwest Colorado

The mountains can be a beautiful place to see the reds, oranges and yellows light up the hillsides every autumn, but only if you catch them in time. And if it seems like fall colors have arrived a...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Secretary of State Wayne Williams says his record qualifies his candidacy

Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams prides himself on making Colorado one of the most accessible and safest places to vote in the country, and he wants to continue his work for another four...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Appeals court overturns murder conviction, citing judicial bias

A murder conviction from 2014 has been overturned by the Colorado Court of Appeals, which found Chief District Judge Jeffrey Wilson expressed bias before the jury trial when he called the crime a...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Burger King temporarily closes after arrest of manager

Durango’s Burger King closed abruptly Thursday after its general manager was arrested on suspicion of fraud and identity theft. In a whopper of a day, Burger King employees scrambled to shut doors...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lawsuit filed by residents, businesses against train for 416 Fire

More than a half dozen residents and businesses have filed a lawsuit against the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad accusing it of starting the 416 Fire that scorched 54,129 acres of mostly...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Kidnapping suspect remains at large after police chase

Law enforcement agencies in the Four Corners are searching for a Durango man accused of holding six people hostage, five of whom were children, in a car chase with police last week. Carlos Alires,...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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