Earth Briefs

Bucks attend national beef industry meeting Ignacio cattle rancher Wayne Buck has been appointed to the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association operating committee, a 20-person panel that is...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Good Earth

Local Briefs

FLC board to meet Friday The Board of Trustees for Fort Lewis College will conduct a meeting by teleconference at 1:30 p.m. Friday in the President’s Conference Room in Berndt Hall at FLC. Public...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Nation Briefs

FDA approves Lap-Band for millions more patients WASHINGTON (AP) – Cosmetic drug and device maker Allergan Inc. said late Wednesday it received approval to market its stomach-shrinking Lap-Band to...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

World Briefs

Israel claims Iran warships to transit Suez Canal JERUSALEM – Israel’s foreign minister claimed Wednesday that Iran is about to send two warships through the Suez Canal for the first time in years,...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Education Briefs

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

DATE: Feb. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

Local Briefs

Marvel Grange to hold Hawaiian luau, dance The Marvel Grange will host a Hawaiian Valentine luau and line dancing dinner at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the grange, 217 County Road 133A in Marvel. There...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

World Briefs

Italy’s Berlusconi indicted in prostitution probe MILAN (AP) – His penchant for beautiful young women has cost him his wife, and now may cost Silvio Berlusconi what he cherishes most: power.The...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Nation Briefs

Madoff says banks ‘complicit’ in fraud NEW YORK (AP) – Disgraced Wall Street financier Bernard Madoff told a newspaper that banks and hedge funds were “complicit” in his scheme to fleece victims...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Business Briefs

Polished Salon announces new hire Polished Salon, 444 E. College Drive, announces the addition of Scott Eggertsen to its staff.Eggertsen has been working with hair since 1980. The full-service...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

World Briefs

Italy Thousands flee Tunisia, land on Italian islands LAMPEDUSA, Italy (AP) – A month after massive protests ousted Tunisia’s longtime dictator, waves of Tunisians are voting with their feet,...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Nation Briefs

Wal-Mart weighs on Dow; stocks close mixed NEW YORK – Wal-Mart Stores Inc. pulled down the Dow Jones industrial average Monday after analysts at JPMorgan lowered their outlook for the company. The...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

World Briefs

EgyptProbe investigates Mubarak’s finances CAIRO (AP) – Switzerland has frozen whatever assets Hosni Mubarak and his associates may have there, and anti-corruption campaigners are demanding the...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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