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Nation Briefs

Washington, D.C.Police arrest 65 protesters near the White House WASHINGTON – Dozens of environmentalist protesters have been arrested outside the White House on the first day of a planned two-week...

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

Local Briefs

Monks to visit Fort Lewis College Monks from the Gaden Shartse Monastery in Southern India will visit Fort Lewis College as part of the Peaceful Heart Durango fundraiser and cultural exchange tour...

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

Local Briefs

Hawaiian luau to be held today The American Legion Ladies Auxiliary will hold its annual Hawaiian luau at 5 p.m. today at the legion, 878 East Second Ave.The doors will open at 5 p.m. and dinner...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Religion Briefs

Free clothing available today Faith Community Church of the Nazarene will host a “Back To School Special” through its Twice Blessed Clothing Ministry from 3 to 6 p.m. today at the church, 1400...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Religion

World Briefs

Libyan troops, rebels fight over key western city ZAWIYA, Libya – Moammar Gadhafi’s forces launched a fierce counterattack in a strategic western city on Friday, firing rockets, mortar shells and...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Nation Briefs

Burger King retires mascot ‘The King’ PORTLAND, Ore. – The king is dead.Burger King’s spooky “The King” mascot is retiring so the struggling burger chain can refocus its marketing to reach new...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Outdoors Briefs

Family 5K Walk/Run will return Aug. 27 The second annual Family 5K Walk/Run to benefit the Durango Pregnancy Center and the Best for Babes Foundation will be held at 9 a.m. Aug. 27.The 5K walk/run...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Local Briefs

Breakfast to benefit Humane Society Artisan’s World Bakery & Coffee Deli, located inside the Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave., will hold breakfast from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday and donate...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

World Briefs

U.S., allies demand Assad must leave WASHINGTON – Executing a global squeeze play, the United States and its European allies Thursday demanded an end to four decades of brutal family dictatorship...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Nation Briefs

Obama departs Washington for 10-day vacation WEST TISBURY, Mass – President Barack Obama ditched the Beltway grind Thursday to seek the pleasures of summer on the beaches of Martha’s Vineyard, his...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Arts Briefs for Aug. 19

Fall classes available at Durango Arts Center The Durango Arts Center will offer new classes for adults beginning in September.Classes will include pocket sketching, beginning oil painting,...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Earth Briefs

Falls Creek completes protection plan Falls Creek Ranch subdivision presented its completed Community Wildfire Protection Plan at a ceremony and celebration Aug. 8 at the San Juan Public Lands...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Good Earth

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