Arts Briefs for Jan. 20

Local authors club to hold 1st meeting Local “indie” authors who are interested in sharing the adventure of writing are invited to the inaugural meeting of the Indie Authors Club. The group will...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2012 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Local Briefs

Cattlemen’s association to meet Monday The La Plata-Archuleta Cattlemen’s Association will hold a membership meeting at 7 p.m. Monday in the Extension Building at the La Plata County Fairgrounds,...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Nation/world Briefs

U.S. visits Israel to discuss Iran JERUSALEM – The top U.S. general, visiting Israel at a delicate and dangerous moment in the global standoff with Tehran, is expected to press for restraint amid...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2012 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Local Briefs

Burns occurring at Dalla Mountain Park The city of Durango and Durango Fire & Rescue Authority are conducting a controlled burn of existing slash piles in Dalla Mountain Park through Friday weather...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Nation Briefs

7 charged in record-setting $78M insider-trading case NEW YORK – Greed on Wall Street set a record, authorities said Wednesday as they unveiled a nearly $78 million insider trading case that...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2012 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Education Briefs

Title VII committee to meet Jan. 25 The Title VII Parent Advisory Committee will meet from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Jan. 25 in the Durango School District 9-R administration building conference room.Gifted,...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Education

Local Briefs

Open house to address County Road 234 The La Plata County Public Works Department will host an open house to discuss proposed road improvements to County Road 234 from 5 to 7 p.m. Jan. 26 in the...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Nation/World Briefs

Coast Guard told captain to return to Italian ship ROME – “You go on board! Is that clear? Do you hear me?” the Coast Guard officer shouted as the captain of the grounded Costa Concordia sat safe...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Business Briefs

‘Tax Planning 101’ to be held Jan. 25 The January Lunch and Learn titled “Tax Planning 101” will take place at noon Jan. 25 at First National Bank of Durango, 259 W. Ninth St.The program will be...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Local Briefs

Museum to host talk about Stockton Gang The seminar “Animas City & The Stockton Gang” will take place at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Animas Museum, 3065 West Second Ave.Mike Maddox will present the...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

World Briefs

S&P downgrades eurozone bailout fund to AA+ BRUSSELS – Rating agency Standard & Poor’s said Monday it has downgraded the creditworthiness of the eurozone’s rescue fund by one notch to AA+, putting...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2012 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Nation Briefs

Wikipedia to be blacked out to protest anti-piracy bill Wikipedia will black out the English language version of its website Wednesday to protest anti-piracy legislation under consideration in...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2012 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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