Briefs

Colorado Briefs

Nederland may sell Dead Guy Days BOULDER (AP) – The Nederland Area Chamber of Commerce is offering to sell the rights to a celebration of a frozen dead guy.Bredo Morstoel’s corpse has been packed...

DATE: June 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Sports Briefs

Pro bowler to hold expo at Rolling Thunder Lanes Parker Bohn III, a Hall of Fame bowler and 32-time PBA champion, is holding a Bowl with the Pro Expo on Saturday at Sky Ute Casino Resort’s Rolling...

DATE: June 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Sports

Earth Briefs

County fair books are now available The La Plata County Fair books for 2011 are available for pickup at the La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500 Main Ave. The books have a schedule of events,...

DATE: June 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Good Earth

Local Briefs

Free dog party will be held Saturday A “Doggie Party” for dogs of all ages will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Willow Tree Kennels, 6510 County Road 203, north of Trimble Lane.The event...

DATE: June 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

World Briefs

Britain’s Cameron sees ‘time on our side’ in Libya KHOMS, Libya (AP) – Britain’s prime minister said Wednesday that time is running out for Moammar Gadhafi’s forces, as the Libyan government tried...

DATE: June 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Nation Briefs

Rep. Giffords released from Houston hospital HOUSTON (AP) – Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was released from a Houston hospital Wednesday, five months after being shot in the head during a...

DATE: June 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Business Briefs

Tax seminar to be held for nonprofits, donors A “Nonprofit Taxation: Not an Oxymoron!” seminar will be held from 8:30 to 11 a.m. June 28 at the Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave.This is a...

DATE: June 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

World Briefs

Czech Republic Prague Zoo returns wild horses Mongolia DOLNI DOBREJOV, Czech Republic (AP) – An army transport plane flew Tuesday from a military airport to take four rare wild horses to Mongolia...

DATE: June 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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 of the administration building, 201 E. 12th St. All are welcome. A copy...

DATE: June 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

Nation Briefs

Wisconsin’s union law can take effect, court rules MADISON, Wis. (AP) – A divided Wisconsin Supreme Court handed Republican Gov. Scott Walker a major victory Tuesday, ruling that a polarizing union...

DATE: June 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Local Briefs

True West magazine publisher to visit Publisher of True West magazine and author Bob Boze Bell will participate in a program beginning at 7 p.m. Friday in front of the Strater Hotel, 699 Main...

DATE: June 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

World Briefs

Chile volcano grounds more airline flights BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) – The drifting plume of ash from Chile’s erupting volcano forced new cancelations of dozens of flights Monday in Argentina,...

DATE: June 13, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World