Education Briefs

High school to hold parent, teen workshops The School Based Health Center at Durango High School will offer The Parent Connection to parents and their teens. The program is presented in a series of...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

World Briefs

Powerful hurricane heads toward Bahamas, U.S. NAGUA, Dominican Republic – A rapidly strengthening Hurricane Irene cut a destructive path through the Caribbean on Monday, pounding Puerto Rico and...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Local Briefs

Prescribed burns possible near U.S. 160 The San Juan National Forest Columbine Ranger District is tentatively planning to conduct a prescribed burns south and north of U.S. Highway 160 in the Sauls...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Nation Briefs

Exxon Mobil estimates spill will cost $42M BILLINGS, Mont. – Cleaning up tens of thousands of gallons of crude oil that spilled from a pipeline and fouled a stretch of Montana’s renowned...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Health Briefs

Mercy to offer care planning talks Kip Boyd, chief medical officer at Mercy Regional Medical Center, and Jennifer Ballentine, executive director of Life Quality Institute and co-chairwoman of the...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Health

Local Briefs

Rotary Club to meet Wednesday Daybreak Rotary Club of Durango will meet from 6:45 to 8 a.m. Wednesday at the Durango Community Recreation Center, 2700 Main Ave.Luke and Caity Bolton, Fulbright...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

World Briefs

Hamas official: Gaza militants OK cease-fire JERUSALEM – Gaza militants agreed to a cease-fire with Israel to stop three days of violence, a Hamas official said Sunday, after a deadly attack on...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Nation Briefs

Police seek witnesses after Calif. shootings SAN FRANCISCO – Police interviewed witnesses and looked for suspects Sunday after two men were shot and wounded after a San Francisco 49ers-Oakland...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World


Tory Scott awarded scholarship Tory Scott of Durango has been awarded a scholarship at Denison University in Granville, Ohio. Scott, a member of the class of 2015, received a Denison Founders...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

Business Briefs

Chamber warns of possible scam Some local businesses have been contacted by a company called Graphics Elite Publications attempting to sell them advertising.The company says it is working with the...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Region Briefs

2 campers near Aspen bitten in tents by bears ASPEN – Campers near Aspen are on high alert after two separate campers were bitten through their tents by black bears in the last two days.Mike Porras...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

World Briefs

Canadian Arctic plane crash kills 12 RESOLUTE BAY, Nunavut – Police say a chartered Boeing 737 plane crashed in Canada’s Arctic region, killing 12 people.The Royal Canadian Mounted Police said the...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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