Bret Hauff

Position: Herald Staff Writer

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 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Wet weather, snow possible this weekend

Some “fairly typical spring weather” is on its way to Southwest Colorado, meteorologists say. While most of the nasty weather will stay north of Red Mountain Pass, Durango and Cortez should expect...

DATE: March 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Red Mountain pass may open next week

Red Mountain pass will remain closed through the weekend as state crews work to clear the U.S. Highway 550 of snow and debris from avalanche mitigation done earlier this week. The Colorado...

DATE: March 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

A tale of two forecasts: Weather observers offer different predictions for snowfall this week

Southwest Colorado is buried in deep snow, and more is coming. But exactly how much may be up to debate. Anywhere between 4 and 20 inches of snow is predicted to fall during the next few days in...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Health care forum focuses on solutions to rising cost

Health care is complicated, but one thing is obvious: It costs too much. That was the consensus Saturday at the Durango Public Library where The Durango Herald hosted a forum to discuss how...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield baby sitter on trial for child abuse

A Bayfield baby sitter accused of abusing an infant child under her care is on trial this week in La Plata County Court, accused of leaving the child unattended for extended periods of time in...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Mark Redwine trial set to begin in late June in Durango

The trial of Mark Redwine, a Vallecito man accused of killing his 13-year-old son, Dylan, is set to begin June 24 in Durango. The trial date and location were announced Jan. 10 by 6th Judicial...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Snow continuing, low temperatures on the way

After the snow comes the cold - at least that's the forecast for the rest of this year for Southwest Colorado. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for the San Juan...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Ignacio man acquitted of privacy invasion charges

Jaime Flores-Carbajal, a man accused of taking video up the skirt of a woman at Walmart, has been found not guilty by a six-person jury. Flores-Carbajal lost his job as a janitor with the Ignacio...

DATE: Dec. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Trial for Mark Redwine postponed until mid-2019

The jury trial that was to take place in February for Mark Redwine, the Vallecito man charged with killing his 13-year-old son, Dylan, has been vacated and will be rescheduled at a later date,...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Hearings start for Mark Redwine

Mark Redwine, a Vallecito man accused of killing his 13-year-old son, Dylan, is appearing this week and next week in court for hearings to determine what will be allowed at trial and where the...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Pine river times

Purgatory opens to one of best snowpacks ever, manager says

Tyler Jasmer was stoked. It was the day before Purgatory Resort opened Saturday, and he and his buddies had a plan to be first on the slopes: camp in the lift line. "This is a first time, but...

DATE: Nov. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

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