Bret Hauff

Position: Herald Staff Writer

Conviction overturned in gang rape case

A judge ordered the release of a Durango man from a six-year prison sentence this week after the alleged victim testified in the trial of a co-defendant that the sexual contact between her and the...

DATE: May 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Dylan Redwine’s statements reflect tension with father

Dylan Redwine and his father, Mark, had a tense relationship. It’s a primary reason why prosecutors charged the La Plata County man with second-degree murder of his son. But Mark Redwine downplayed...

DATE: May 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Prosecutors seek to admit Dylan Redwine’s statements at trial

Prosecutors say Mark Redwine killed his 13-year-old son, Dylan, in La Plata County about 6½ years ago. Now, they have provided the court with detailed information about the boy’s statements to...

DATE: May 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: 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 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: 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 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: 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 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Missing money from last year? Sheriff’s Office may have found it

Saturday, April 7, 2018, was a fairly typical day in Southwest Colorado. The temperature rose to about 74 degrees in Durango. A brush fire raged near Towaoc. The Bayfield High School baseball team...

DATE: April 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: 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 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

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