World/Nation Briefs

From rooftops, snipers kill 46 Yemeni protesters SANAA, Yemen (AP) – A massive demonstration against Yemen’s government turned into a killing field Friday as snipers methodically fired down on...

DATE: March 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Outdoors Briefs

Seniors Outdoors! plans weekly outings Seniors Outdoors! announces the following upcoming activities: b The Wednesday Wanderers will walk the Animas River Trail from Santa Rita Park to Home Depot...

DATE: March 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Local Briefs

Crisis officer nominations sought National Alliance for the Mentally Ill Southwest Colorado is seeking nominations for Crisis Intervention Team Officer of the Year. CIT officers are local...

DATE: March 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Arts Briefs

Cortez gallery to host fundraiser for Habitat The Desert Pearl Gallery will host a “Raise the House” fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity of Montezuma County from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. today. The...

DATE: March 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

World Briefs

Yemeni government hits protest camps SANAA, Yemen (AP) – Security forces and government loyalists struck protest camps across Yemen on Thursday, hurling rocks, beating protesters with sticks and...

DATE: March 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Nation Briefs

Diet Coke passes Pepsi to become No. 2 soda (AP) – Diet Coke has topped rival Pepsi-Cola for the first time to become the second-most popular soft drink in the country behind Coca-Cola. It marks a...

DATE: March 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Earth Briefs

Land management symposium Tuesday An “Integrated Land Management Symposium” will be held from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Lewis-Arriola Community Center, 21176 Road S outside of Cortez.The...

DATE: March 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Good Earth

World Briefs

Chile Despite Japan crisis, nuclear script intact SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) – Chile’s president insisted Wednesday on signing a nuclear accord with the United States during President Barack Obama’s...

DATE: March 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Nation Briefs

Clinton: No interest in job if Obama wins in 2012 WASHINGTON (AP) – Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Wednesday she does not want to stay in her job if President Barack Obama wins a...

DATE: March 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Local Briefs

Full moon hike to be held Friday Durango Nature Studies will hold a full moon hike, “Hiking the Full Worm Moon,” from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Falls Creek.Karen Hickerson will lead the hike. She will...

DATE: March 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local Briefs

2011 film festival to be held Saturday The 2011 Banff Mountain Film Festival will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday in the Smiley Building Theatre, 1309 East Third Ave. Tickets are on sale at Pine Needle...

DATE: March 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Education Briefs

9-R school board to meet Tuesday The Durango School District 9-R School Board will meet at 5 p.m. Tuesday in the board room in the administration building, 201 E. 12th St.All are welcome. A copy of...

DATE: March 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

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