Briefs

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

World Briefs

Frenchman gains support for IMF bid PARIS (AP) – France’s frank, hard-working and chic finance minister, Christine Lagarde, emerged Friday as Europe’s likely choice to lead the International...

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

Sports Brief

FLC football to host coaches clinic today The Fort Lewis College football team will hold a coaches clinic today, with registration held from 10 a.m. to noon at the Student Union Ballroom.The set...

DATE: May 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Sports

Outdoors Briefs

Geology workshop set for Saturday Durango Nature Studies will offer a geology workshop from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Nature Center. Cost is $20 for nonmembers or $10 for members of Durango...

DATE: May 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Arts Briefs

Youth bands to play at Party in the Park The Stillwater Foundation will hold Party in the Park, an event showcasing summer opportunities for Durango youths, from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday in Buckley...

DATE: May 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Local Briefs

Buddhist retreat to hold open house Tara Mandala Buddhist Retreat Center will hold an open house beginning at 10 a.m. Sunday in Pagosa Springs.Participants will tour the new temple, and there will...

DATE: May 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

World/Nation Briefs

United States Unabomber a suspect in 1982 Tylenol deaths CHICAGO (AP) – Could the Unabomber and Chicago’s Tylenol poisoner be one and the same? FBI agents investigating the Tylenol killings,...

DATE: May 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Earth Briefs

Native plant society announces events The San Juan/Four Corners Native Plant Society has scheduled these upcoming programs:b Explore wildflowers in Largo Canyon near Bloomfield, N.M., on Saturday...

DATE: May 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Good Earth

Local Briefs

YoungLife to hold golf tournament YoungLife Durango will host its fifth annual golf tournament at noon Saturday at Hillcrest Golf Club in Durango. Registration includes 18 holes with a cart and...

DATE: May 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Nation/World Briefs

United States hits Syria with sanctions WASHINGTON (AP) – The United States slapped sanctions on Syrian President Bashar Assad and six senior Syrian officials for human-rights abuses over their...

DATE: May 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Colorado Briefs

Parents: Kids appeared without permission DENVER (AP) – Parents of Douglas County fourth-graders who appeared at a news conference at the Colorado Capitol on Monday in support of a tax increase are...

DATE: May 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Education Briefs

Picnic to honor education mentors Durango Big Picture High School will hold its “Making a Splash in Education Mentor Appreciation Picnic” from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at The Mason Center, 310 E....

DATE: May 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education