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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

Education Briefs

9-R records office to close for holiday The 9-R Student Records and Transcript Office will close for winter break beginning Dec. 23. The office will reopen Jan. 3.9-R administration announces hours...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Education

Local Briefs

Magic show to be held in Cortez The Larry and Johnny Show will present “The Magic of Winter Holidays” at 2 p.m. Dec. 28 at the Cortez Public Library, 202 N. Park St. in Cortez.Larry and Johnny use...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

World Briefs

Iraqi shoe thrower signs his first book in Beirut BEIRUT (AP) – The Iraqi journalist who threw his shoes at former President George W. Bush said Tuesday he is suing Iraq’s prime minister for his...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Colorado Briefs

Colorado man sentenced for role in starting wildfire LOVELAND (AP) – A northern Colorado man who started a wildfire that burned two houses and scorched 740 acres this fall has been sentenced to 150...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Nation Briefs

House Dems consider changes in tax bill WASHINGTON (AP) – House Democrats considered changes Tuesday in legislation to avoid a Jan. 1 jump in income taxes, despite a warning from Republicans that...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Arts Briefs

DAC invites artists for 4-Corners Commission Artists working in any medium except video are invited to submit work to be chosen for the annual Four Corners Commission Exhibit at the Durango Arts...

DATE: Dec. 13, 2010 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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