Herald Staff Report

San Juan National Forest opens some camps before Memorial Day weekend

The San Juan National Forest will start to reopen campgrounds before Memorial Day weekend. According to a news release issued Wednesday, “several developed recreation sites” will open Friday....

DATE: May 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

Colorado clarifies data reporting of COVID-19 deaths

Colorado changed the way it is reporting deaths related to COVID-19 that could clarify the state’s understanding of the disease. Days after Montezuma County disputed the state’s coronavirus death...

DATE: May 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

Colorado pauses to remember COVID-19 victims

Cities, counties and organizations across Colorado turned their building lights red at 7 p.m. Friday to honor those who have fallen victim to the coronavirus. In Colorado, 878 people died from...

DATE: May 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

Air National Guard to fly over Southwest Colorado on Friday

Colorado Air National Guard jets will fly over Southwest Colorado on Friday to boost morale and honor people working on the front lines of the coronavirus outbreak. The F-16 Fighting Falcon flyover...

DATE: May 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

Critical COVID-19 Coverage

San Juan Basin, Mercy announce streamlined COVID-19 testing

San Juan Basin Public Health and Mercy Regional Medical Center announced a streamlined process for COVID-19 testing Wednesday. People with symptoms will no longer need to complete a screening over...

DATE: May 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

Critical COVID-19 Coverage

Coronavirus testing bolstered in Southwest Colorado

Testing capabilities for the coronavirus just increased in Southwest Colorado. San Juan Basin Public Health and Mercy Regional Medical Center announced Wednesday they have partnered to offer free...

DATE: May 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

La Plata Electric Association postpones annual meeting

La Plata Electric Association has postponed its annual meeting, originally slated for May 16 in Pagosa Springs, but it will hold a virtual meeting May 16 to elect new members to its board of...

DATE: May 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

Man wanted for shooting at officers is caught south of Cortez

A Utah man wanted for allegedly shooting at law enforcement last week and fleeing the scene was captured Sunday south of Cortez. The FBI said Cecil Vijil was spotted about 7 p.m. Sunday walking...

DATE: May 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

Two men wanted for shooting at law enforcement in Four Corners

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is trying to track down two men in the Four Corners suspected of shooting at a federal officer earlier this week. Around 3:30 p.m. Thursday, an FBI special agent...

DATE: May 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

Critical COVID-19 Coverage

Southern Ute tribe to keep stay-at-home order in effect

The Southern Ute Indian Tribe in Southwest Colorado said it plans to leave its stay-at-home order in effect until further notice, despite Colorado easing its restrictions beginning Sunday. Tribal...

DATE: April 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

Mercy receives five ventilators from emergency stockpile program

Mercy Regional Medical Center received five additional ventilators in response to the coronavirus outbreak as part of a national stockpile strategic program. In total, 100 ventilators were...

DATE: April 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

Arrest made in disappearance, death of Farmington woman

An Arizona man was arrested Tuesday in connection with the disappearance and death of a Farmington woman, whose body was found Feb. 21 in a remote location north of Flagstaff. Mark Gooch was...

DATE: April 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

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