Briefs

Business Briefs

Dyan’s Studio announces new stylist Dyan’s Studio of Hair Design Inc. welcomes Nicola Chenowith to its staff.Chenowith recently moved to Durango from England, where she owned her own hair salon in...

DATE: May 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Local Briefs

Multiple Sclerosis group to meet Tuesday The Multiple Sclerosis Support Group, sponsored by Southwest Colorado Multiple Sclerosis Society, will meet from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Durango...

DATE: May 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

World Briefs

Japan utility delays decision on reactors TOKYO (AP) – A Japanese power company postponed its decision Saturday about a government request that it halt three reactors at a coastal nuclear plant...

DATE: May 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Nation Briefs

Virginia 50 years later, students retrace ’61 Freedom Ride RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Charles Reed Jr. is skipping his college graduation ceremony to do something much more significant to him: retracing...

DATE: May 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Local Briefs

Velveteen Rabbit to be performed The Durango Public Library, narrator Tom Hafnor and guitarists Ruth Cutcher and Tom Fischbach will present a performance of The Velveteen Rabbit at 10:30 a.m....

DATE: May 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Religion Briefs

Centers of Light announces events The Centers of Light Dolores will present these programs:b A seminar with Master Teacher Mother Clare Watts will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Dolores Centers...

DATE: May 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Religion

World Briefs

Japan wants 3 reactors closed while seawall built TOKYO (AP) – Japan urged a power company Friday to suspend all three reactors at a coastal nuclear plant while a seawall and other structures are...

DATE: May 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Region Briefs

Avalanche danger high in N. Colorado DENVER (AP) – State officials are warming that a deep snowpack and warming temperatures could combine to unleash large and dangerous avalanches.The Colorado...

DATE: May 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Nation Briefs

Coast Guard closes stretch of Mississippi MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – The Coast Guard closed a stretch of the swollen Mississippi to barge traffic Friday in a move that could cause a backup along the...

DATE: May 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Outdoors Briefs

Rock climbing show May 17 at FLC The Colorado Mountain Club presentation “Rock Climbing Escapades in the Alps and North America” will be held at 7 p.m. May 17 at the Center of Southwest Studies at...

DATE: May 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Arts Briefs for May 3, 2011

Solon’s Big Band to headline benefit The Jeff Solon Swing’n Big Band will perform a benefit concert for Homes for Heroes at 7 p.m. today at Durango Party Rental, 67 Suttle St. in Bodo Park. The...

DATE: May 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

World Briefs

Syria says troops leaving key city BEIRUT (AP) – The Syrian army said Thursday it has begun withdrawing from a city at the heart of the country’s uprising, but the regime expanded its crackdown...

DATE: May 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World