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Local Briefs

Museum to hold school fun day Animas Museum will hold its “School Days Fun Day” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the museum, 31st Street and West Second Avenue. Families can explore the 1908...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

World Briefs

Arson not suspected in Rio Carnival fire RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) – Threads of smoke rose from the charred warehouses of three major samba groups Tuesday as workers salvaged what they could of floats...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Nation Briefs

No electronic flaws in recalled Toyotas WASHINGTON (AP) – Electronic flaws weren’t to blame for the reports of sudden, unintended acceleration that led to the recall of thousands of Toyota...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

World Briefs

Haiti’s president to extend term for three months PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) – Haitian President Rene Preval will stay in office for three more months as his country chooses a successor in a...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Nation Briefs

Planned Parenthood to retrain in reporting risks NEW YORK (AP) – Health-care provider Planned Parenthood will retrain employees who deal with patients in how to report potential risks to minors,...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Local Briefs

Chocolate Fantasia tickets available The 25th annual “Chocolate Fantasia” will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Feb. 18 at its new location at the La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500 Main Ave.This year’s...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Health Briefs

Parkinson’s group to meet in Durango A meeting of patients with Parkinson’s disease is held at 11 a.m. the third Wednesday of each month at First United Methodist Church, 2917 Aspen Drive. This...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Health

Local Briefs

Archaeological society to meet Thursday The San Juan Basin Archaeological Society will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Center of Southwest Studies at Fort Lewis College.George L. Richardson will...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Business Briefs

Insurance, financial advisers to meet The National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors – Southwest Colorado will meet at noon Wednesday at Christina’s Grill & Bar, 21382 U.S. Highway...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

New Business Brief

Accounting, tax preparation available Caroline Chaplin, certified public accountant, announces the opening of her accounting and tax-preparation service.Chaplin offers quality accounting services...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Local Briefs

Bayfield Lions Club to hold fundraiser The Bayfield Lions Club Foundation will hold an elegant roast beef dinner at 5 p.m. March 12 at the Lions Hall on Church Street in Bayfield.The dinner is a...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

World Briefs

Bush apperance in Geneva canceled GENEVA (AP) – A planned visit by former U.S. President George W. Bush to Switzerland this week has been canceled because of security concerns after left-wing...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World