Briefs

Local Briefs

Dolores River Festival to be held June 4 The eighth annual Dolores River Festival will be held June 4 in Joe Rowell Park in Dolores.Gates will open at 10 a.m. The festival is a celebration of the...

DATE: May 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Nation Briefs

Suicide suspected in songwriters’ death NEW YORK (AP) – Joseph Brooks, the Academy Award-winning songwriter of “You Light Up My Life” who was awaiting trial on charges of sexually assaulting more...

DATE: May 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Business Briefs

Waste Corporation announces sales rep Susan Wright has joined Waste Corporation of Colorado/New Mexico as the sales representative for the Four Corners.WCA offers residential, commercial and...

DATE: May 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

New Business Briefs

Olive oil company will open May 27 Rob and Kristine Carll announce the grand opening of the Durango Olive Oil Company at 5 p.m. May 27 at 640 Main Ave.There will be a ribbon cutting, reception and...

DATE: May 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Education Briefs

DHS announces leadership team Durango High School Student Leadership announces that these students have been selected to round out the DHS Student Leadership team:b Class of 2015: president, Logan...

DATE: May 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

World Briefs

NATO tanker explodes in Pakistan, killing 15 PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) – Militants in northwest Pakistan blew up a tanker carrying oil for NATO forces in Afghanistan on Saturday, and a secondary...

DATE: May 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Local Briefs

Teen reading program to begin June 2 The Durango Public Library will kick off its 2011 Teen Summer Reading program from 6:30 to 8 p.m. June 2 with an after-hours party featuring the Hounds of Purg...

DATE: May 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Region Briefs

N.M. wildfire grows to 79,000 acres SILVER CITY, N.M. (AP) – A wildfire burning north of Silver City now has charred nearly 79,000 acres and remains 40 percent contained.The Miller Fire has been...

DATE: May 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Nation Briefs

Florida Pope blesses astronauts in 1st papal call to space CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) – Pope Benedict XVI had a direct line to the heavens Saturday, with NASA’s help.Speaking from the Vatican, the...

DATE: May 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Religion Briefs

Universalists to host paganism program A presentation about “Paganism in Modern America” will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Durango in Bowman Hall,...

DATE: May 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Religion

Local Briefs

Cortez library announces events The Cortez Public Library, 202 N. Park St. in Cortez, will hold these events: b The Summer Reading Program will begin on May 28. Reading logs may be picked up then....

DATE: May 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Nation Briefs

Al-Qaida considered oil tankers as targets WASHINGTON (AP) – Osama bin Laden’s personal files revealed a brazen idea to hijack oil tankers and blow them up at sea last summer, creating explosions...

DATE: May 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World