Herald Staff Report

New electric vehicle charging station available in Bayfield

A new electric vehicle charging station is available free, 24/7, through Labor Day in the Bayfield Town Hall parking lot. The new Level 2 EV charging station is a partnership between the town of...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ballantine Family Fund awards $332,590 in grants to Southwest Colorado nonprofits

In 2020, the trustees of the Ballantine Family Fund awarded $115,000 in Core Value grants in response to the COVID-19 pandemic in Southwest Colorado in addition to $217,590 awarded through its...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Two suspects taken into custody at gunpoint in northeast Durango

Two suspects were taken into custody at gunpoint Tuesday afternoon after police spotted a stolen vehicle in northeast Durango. Durango Police Department Cmdr. Ray Shupe said officers had been...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

U.S. Attorney’s Office releases details about shooting death south of Durango

Nearly two months after the shooting death of George Sands, the U.S. Attorney’s Office on Thursday released details about the incident and said no criminal charges will be filed against the...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Archuleta County reports first ‘death among’ COVID-19 case

Archuleta County has reported the first instance of a person who had COVID-19 at the time of death, but it remains unknown whether the person died directly because of the virus. San Juan Basin...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

San Juan Basin Public Health emphasizes limited availability of COVID-19 vaccine

The supply of COVID-19 vaccine is currently limited, with the state of Colorado receiving about 70,000 doses of vaccine each week for a population of 5.8 million residents. Distribution issues...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Smoke from controlled burn will be visible north of Durango

The Durango Fire Protection District will assist a private landowner with a controlled burn Monday on the south end of Missionary Ridge as part of a wildfire mitigation effort. The burn, scheduled...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Most Durango, La Plata County offices closed to public Wednesday

Most city of Durango facilities will be closed to the public Wednesday in response to concerns about potential violence surrounding the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden. City Hall, River...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Mexico man arrested for allegedly decapitating family kitten

A Jicarilla Game and Fish officer has been arrested on suspicion of extreme cruelty to animals after authorities say the officer decapitated a family kitten. The Bloomfield Police Department said...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2021 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

COVID-19 case among staff reported at Ignacio High School

Ignacio High School shifted into remote lessons Thursday after the district was notified that a staff member tested positive for COVID-19. The school will also hold remote lessons Friday to give...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado Parks and Wildlife rescues orphaned cub north of Durango

An orphaned baby bear was rescued this week north of Durango, according to Colorado Parks and Wildlife. CPW spokesman Joe Lewandowski said in an email to The Durango Herald that a female cub was...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County man sought on suspicion of domestic violence

A suspect in connection with a domestic violence assault on Sunday that injured a woman remains at large as of Wednesday afternoon. An arrest warrant has been issued for Matthew Malouff, 24, of...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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