Emily Hayes

Position: Herald Staff Writer

Southwest Colorado election officials give vote of confidence in election security

In the final week leading to Election Day, county clerks in Southwest Colorado are assuring voters that this year’s election will be fair and aboveboard, no different than previous years. Colorado...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2020 | UPDATED: 18 hours 30 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

TV show films protest scenes in Mancos

Protest scenes for the new television series “Badwater” were filmed at Mancos High School and on Grand Avenue on Saturday morning. Local novelist Chuck Greaves and well-known television and film...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Access expands to nasal spray that reverses opioid overdoses

Mercy Regional Medical Center is now providing take-home Naloxone kits, more commonly known as Narcan nasal spray, to those at high risk for opioid overdose. Naloxone blocks the effects of opioids...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Health

Candidates for Colorado’s 3rd District run vastly different campaigns

News organizations across the country took note of Lauren Boebert’s gun strapped to her thigh, and sent reporters to Colorado’s Western Slope to delve into how a 33-year-old restaurant owner beat a...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

How are health care, COVID-19 shaping campaigns in Southwest Colorado?

Health care was a top election issue for both urban and rural areas throughout the Democratic primary and leading up to the COVID-19 outbreak in the United States. After the pandemic swept the...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

How are health care, COVID-19 shaping campaigns in Southwest Colorado?

Health care was a top election issue for both urban and rural areas throughout the Democratic primary and leading up to the COVID-19 outbreak in the United States. After the pandemic swept the...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tiny heart pump is a lifesaver

Mercy Regional Medical Center started using the Impella heart pump, the world’s smallest heart pump, on patients experiencing cardiogenic shock, or heart failure, in July. Within the first week,...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Lawsuit against Centura Health moves to state court in La Plata County

A class-action lawsuit challenging Centura Health’s billing practices has moved from federal court to a state district court in La Plata County after the health corporation sought to delay and...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Regional ‘Stand Down’ aims to help homeless and at-risk veterans

The local Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5231 and the Montezuma County Veteran Services office will hold a free and open Stand Down event for veterans and their families Sept. 19 in Cortez. The...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Will candidates for U.S. Congress meet in a debate?

With less than two months before the election, candidates for U.S. House of Representatives Diane Mitsch Bush and Lauren Boebert do not have a debate scheduled. The La Plata County League of Women...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos schools go remote after positive COVID-19 test; 80 face quarantine

One week into the school year, the Mancos School District on Monday switched to mandatory online learning until Sept. 8 after a middle school student tested positive for COVID-19. Superintendent...

DATE: Sept. 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Centura Health seeks to delay, dismiss billing lawsuit

Surprise medical bills are a burden on hospital patients who do not anticipate paying out of pocket for elective procedures and other forms of pre-planned care. Complaints about the unforeseen...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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