Briefs

Local Briefs

Contra dance to be held Jan. 8 A contra dance will begin at 7 p.m. Jan. 8 at Park Elementary School, 510 East Sixth Ave.Beginner dance instruction will start at 7 p.m. The dance with caller Wendy...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

World Briefs

Britain N.Y. publisher confirms Julian Assange book deal LONDON (AP) – WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says he’s being forced into penning an autobiography to keep his organization from going...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Health Briefs

American Red Cross announces classes The Southwest Colorado chapter of the American Red Cross will hold these health and safety classes at its office, 1911 Main Ave., Suite 282:b Adult, child and...

DATE: Dec. 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Health

World/Nation Briefs

Egypt Eight American tourists killed in tour bus crash CAIRO (AP) – A tour bus slammed into a truck in southern Egypt on Sunday, killing eight American tourists and injuring 21 others, the state...

DATE: Dec. 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

NFL Extra

Monday Night Football New Orleans Saints (10-4) at Atlanta Falcons (12-2), 6:30 p.m. (Mountain), ESPN – The Falcons can clinch home-field advantage throughout the NFC playoffs, along with the NFC...

DATE: Dec. 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Sports

Education Briefs

Animas Valley announces Huskies Animas Valley Elementary School announces that these students were named Huskies of the Week for showing confidence: James Lopez, Aeden Hall, Gerardo Gonzalez,...

DATE: Dec. 25, 2010 | CATEGORY: Education

Business Briefs

Accounting firm changes name Managing partner and certified public accountant Paul Gervais announces a corporate name change to Gervais and Associates, P.C., effective Jan. 1, 2011. With 25 years...

DATE: Dec. 25, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Nation Briefs

Tennessee Storm heads to Washington after bringing snow to South NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – A rare white Christmas in parts of the South was complicating life for some travelers as airlines canceled...

DATE: Dec. 25, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

World Briefs

African leaders talk force in Ivory Coast ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) – The man who refuses to leave Ivory Coast’s presidency faced new threats to his grasp on power Saturday after regional leaders...

DATE: Dec. 25, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Nation/World Briefs

Heading to the Southeast, storm cancels flights NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – A Christmas Eve snowstorm that blanketed parts of the Midwest was expected to bring rare Christmas Day snowfall to parts of...

DATE: Dec. 24, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Religion Briefs

Centers of Light begins six-week series Centers of Light will present an “Introduction to Meditation and Christian Mysticism” at 7 p.m. Mondays beginning this Monday at the Dolores Centers of...

DATE: Dec. 24, 2010 | CATEGORY: Religion

Outdoors Briefs

Need a last-minute outdoor gift? DENVER (AP) – Why not give the gift of the great outdoors this holiday season?That’s the suggestion of two state agencies. Colorado State Parks said an annual parks...

DATE: Dec. 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Outdoors