Alex Semadeni

Position: Herald Staff Writer

Man suspected of aiding jail escape pleads not guilty

Antonio Kolessar, the man suspected of aiding an escape in April at a juvenile detention center in Durango, pleaded not guilty Thursday. Kolessar, 21, is charged with five counts of aiding escape,...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Steering for a blue ribbon at the La Plata County Fair

Since December, 11-year-old Ryan Jack has spent two to three hours a day with her steer, Prince. She walks him twice a day for exercise, monitors his diet and brushes and trims his hair. “There’s...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Steering for a blue ribbon at the La Plata County Fair

Since December, 11-year-old Ryan Jack has spent two to three hours a day with her steer, Prince. She walks him twice a day for exercise, monitors his diet and brushes and trims his hair. "There's...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Pine River Times news

Attorney general candidate says opponent lacks necessary experience

George Brauchler, the 48-year-old Republican candidate for attorney general, said Tuesday that despite the partisan issues clouding the political climate, his party allegiance won’t stand in the...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Farmers Market: Botanical Companions looks to improve modern diets

Heather Reitz, founder of Botanical Companions in Mancos, believes the modern diet suffers from a lack of live plants. She founded her farm in 2017 to attempt to change that. Reitz was inspired by...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Bayfield woman dies in motorcycle crash south of Silverton

A 58-year-old Bayfield woman died in a single-vehicle motorcycle crash Thursday morning 7 miles south of Silverton on U.S. Highway 550. Kathryn Tucker was traveling northbound on a 2013...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Pine River Times news

Two small fires burning on Missionary Ridge

Fire crews from the San Juan National Forest are battling two small fires on Missionary Ridge. The fires are a couple hundred yards apart, and combined are less than half an acre. There are no...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bat found on Fort Lewis College campus tests positive for rabies

A bat discovered on the Fort Lewis College campus earlier this week tested positive for rabies. Staff members of the Campbell Child & Family Center, a child care center on campus, found a bat on...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield woman dies in motorcycle crash south of Silverton

A 58-year-old Bayfield woman died in a single-vehicle motorcycle crash Thursday morning 7 miles south of Silverton on U.S. Highway 550. Kathryn Tucker was traveling northbound on a 2013...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango’s sit-lie ordinance has so far netted few offenders

A new ordinance prohibiting people from sitting or lying on Durango sidewalks may be accomplishing its goal: putting a stop to the behavior. After the ordinance went in effect June 19, Durango...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Texas man dies while hiking near Lower Ice Lakes

A man involved in a hiking accident died Tuesday in the Lower Ice Lake Basin. Robert Rader, a 72-year-old from Dallas, Texas, was hiking with family and friends when he tripped and fell 100 to 150...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Retired military vehicles see action during floods

Military surplus vehicles obtained by local law enforcement agencies give rural parades a little pep, but on occasion, they’re put to good use ending standoffs or assisting in other emergencies....

DATE: Aug. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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