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World Briefs

Ivory Coast Global pressure grows to end leadership impasse ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) – Police and troops loyal to the man widely recognized as the loser of last month’s presidential election...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Local Briefs

Durango library offers e-readers to patrons The Durango Public Library is now loaning Barnes & Noble Nooks. These e-readers can be checked out for two weeks. At the library’s Reference Desk, adults...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Nation Briefs

Postal Service to face year’s busiest day WASHINGTON (AP) – The Postal Service is bracing for its busiest day of the year on Monday.The agency’s busiest day is traditionally the Monday before...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Sports Briefs

New ‘Race Across the Sky’ to show Sunday at Smiley Trails 2000 and the Fort Lewis College cycling team will present “Race Across the Sky: 2010” at 5:30 p.m. Sunday at the Smiley Auditorium in...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2010 | CATEGORY: Sports

Outdoors Briefs

Seniors Outdoors! planning outings Seniors Outdoors! announces activities:b Every Monday and Friday through the ski season, a group meets for downhill skiing at 9:30 a.m. at the base of the...

DATE: Dec. 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Arts Briefs

Stillwater bands to play at fundraiser The Stillwater Foundation will host a fundraising concert and silent auction at 5 p.m. today at Derailed Saloon, 725 Main Ave.The concert will feature eight...

DATE: Dec. 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Local Briefs

City Council seeks volunteers for board The Durango City Council is seeking residents to serve as volunteers on these boards and commissions: Airport Commission, Business Improvement District...

DATE: Dec. 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

World Briefs

United Nations Security Council votes to name alleged rapists UNITED NATIONS (AP) – The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously Thursday to name and shame individuals and parties to armed conflict...

DATE: Dec. 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Nation Briefs

House votes to make hybrids louder WASHINGTON (AP) – Silent hybrid vehicles may soon be a thing of the past.Auto safety regulators would have to set minimum sound levels for hybrid and electric...

DATE: Dec. 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Earth Briefs

Volunteers needed for annual bird count The Durango Bird Club is inviting people to join its 65th annual Christmas bird count Sunday.Birders will meet at 8 a.m. at Santa Rita Park to split into...

DATE: Dec. 15, 2010 | CATEGORY: Good Earth

Local Briefs

Blood drive to be held for injured local United Blood Services will hold two replacement drives for Kier Samuelson, son of Durango Fire & Rescue paramedic Kim Dalen, at these locations:b 11:30 a.m....

DATE: Dec. 15, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

World Briefs

U.S. Senate to debate Russia arms treaty WASHINGTON (AP) – Senate Democrats secured the backing of a significant number of Republicans in a crucial test vote Wednesday on a new U.S.-Russia arms...

DATE: Dec. 15, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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