Briefs

Region Briefs

Small jet veers off runway; no injuries HAYDEN (AP)– Authorities say a small passenger jet veered off a runway at an airport serving Colorado’s Steamboat Springs ski resort, but no one was hurt.The...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Religion Briefs

Centers of Light screening film Friday Centers of Light will present the documentary film “The End of the Line” at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Cortez Recreation Center, 425 Roger Smith Ave. in Cortez....

DATE: Feb. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Religion

World Briefs

Afghanistan Afghan soldier shoots German troops, killing 3 PUL-E-KHUMRI, Afghanistan (AP) – German soldiers, just back from patrol, already had started shedding their heavy body armor when shots...

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

Nation Briefs

Obama says companies can help bottom line, nation HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) – Pushing his jobs agenda, President Barack Obama made the case Friday that companies can make money and build up the country...

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

Local Briefs

LifeGuard to hold annual dinner LifeGuard, a nonprofit, will host its third annual dinner and silent auction at 5 p.m. today at the Sky Ute Resort and Convention Center in Ignacio.Dinner will be...

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

Outdoors Briefs

Volunteers needed for Special Olympics Volunteers are needed for the Special Olympics Southwest Area Winter Games on Saturday at Durango Mountain Resort. On-the-hill gatekeepers and timers are...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Arts Briefs

Deadline is today for 10-minute plays Submissions for the Durango Arts Center’s 10-minute play contest must be postmarked by today to be considered. Only original plays are eligible, and each play...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Local Briefs

Durango announces holiday schedule These Durango administrative offices will be closed Monday in observance of the Presidents Day holiday: b City administrative offices will be closed including...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

World Briefs

Iran asks for warships to pass Suez Canal CAIRO (AP) – Two Iranian naval vessels have submitted a request to transit the Suez Canal, Egypt’s Foreign Ministry said Thursday. Israel has expressed...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Nation Briefs

111 charged in Medicare scams worth $225 million MIAMI (AP) – Federal authorities charged more than 100 doctors, nurses and physical therapists in nine cities with Medicare fraud Thursday, part of...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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