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Bayfield man who burglarized pawn shop sentenced to 90 days in jail

A Bayfield man found guilty of burglarizing Pine River Pawn earlier this year in Bayfield was sentenced Friday to 90 days in jail and three years of probation. John Joseph Mulloy Jr., 34, was also...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County’s largest timepiece undergoes repairs

The clock tower at the La Plata County Courthouse could be back up and ringing out the time as early as next week. Over the summer, the clock in the 1000 block of East Second Avenue started chiming...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

After remodel, La Plata County Courthouse wins ‘gold’

After a $5.4 million remodel, the first floor of the La Plata County Courthouse has received a “gold” certification for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, otherwise known as LEED, from...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Judge Martha Minot to retire

The Colorado State Judicial Branch announced last month the retirement of Hon. Martha T. Minot from the La Plata County Court, effective Aug. 29. Minot’s retirement leaves a vacancy in La Plata...

DATE: July 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango woman sentenced for habitual identity theft

A Durango woman was sentenced to eight years at a community corrections program Friday after pleading guilty to two counts of identity theft. Sandra Morris, who has spent the last 151 days at La...

DATE: July 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Federal courts move in as La Plata County Courthouse construction wraps up

After a year of construction, remodeling at the La Plata County Courthouse is nearing completion, and the new space is expected to be occupied and open for business Tuesday. Work began in February...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Photo: There’s a new judge in town

DATE: Jan. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bail set for man suspected of running over girlfriend

An Ignacio man suspected of running over his girlfriend as an act of domestic violence had his bail set at $6,000 Tuesday in La Plata County Court. Deputy District Attorney Rich Schmittel asked for...

DATE: Nov. 1, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Water outage closes La Plata County Courthouse

The La Plata County Courthouse was closed Monday afternoon because the water had to be turned off unexpectedly for construction. Afternoon court hearings and probation services will be rescheduled....

DATE: Oct. 31, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man charged in connection with car theft, vehicular eluding

A New Mexico man suspected of stealing a vehicle in Durango and leading law enforcement on a chase through Silverton was formally charged Monday in 6th Judicial District Court. Christopher Bagwell,...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Photo: Courthouse update

DATE: Aug. 15, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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