Nation Briefs

Alpha Natural acquires Massey Energy NEW YORK (AP) – Massey Energy Co., struggling with losses after an explosion that killed 29 workers at a West Virginia coal mine, agreed Saturday to be taken...

DATE: Jan. 29, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Religion Briefs

Metta practice to be held Feb. 13 at Durango Dharma Center “Cultivating the Wise and Open Heart: A Day of Metta Practice” will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 13 at the Durango Dharma Center,...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Religion

Nation Briefs

Asian-American lawmakers demand Limbaugh apology SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Rush Limbaugh’s imitation of the Chinese language has stirred a backlash among Asian-American lawmakers at state and...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Local Briefs

Volunteers needed for Special Olympics The Special Olympics Winter Games will be held Feb. 18-19 at the Durango Community Recreation Center and Durango Mountain Resort.The event will include alpine...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

World Briefs

Russia’s Medvedev signs nuclear pact with U..S. MOSCOW (AP) – Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on Friday signed the ratification of a nuclear arms pact with the United States, the centerpiece of...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Outdoors Briefs

Durango athlete medals in Chama Durango fitness trainer and yoga teacher Steve Ilg won three medals last weekend during three days of Nordic events at the 38th annual Chama Ski Classic in New...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Local Briefs

Meeting to address renewable energy La Plata Electric Association will continue its free informational series with the quarterly “Renewable Energy Generation” meeting from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m....

DATE: Jan. 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Nation Briefs

Lawmakers want release of Obama birth records HONOLULU (AP) – Five Hawaii Democratic representatives want to pass a law making President Barack Obama’s birth records public and charge $100 to see...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

World Briefs

Leaders in Davos: Save euro and planet DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) – France’s president tried Thursday to save the reputation of Europe and its currency, battered by debt crises and worries about...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Local Briefs

Bayfield library to show ‘Secretariat’ The Lavenia McCoy Public Library in Bayfield will show the film “Secretariat” at 6:30 p.m. Saturday in the library meeting room, 395 Bayfield Center Drive....

DATE: Jan. 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Earth Briefs

Deadline is Feb. 25 for forest projects Project proposals are being accepted by the U.S. Forest Service for natural-resource projects that benefit lands and resources of the San Juan National...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Good Earth

Nation Briefs

Social Security forecast to run permanent deficits WASHINGTON (AP) – Sick and getting sicker, Social Security will run at a deficit this year and keep on running in the red until its trust funds...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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