Briefs

Nation Briefs

OklahomaThree earthquakes shake parts of five states OKLAHOMA CITY – A moderate earthquake early Saturday in central Oklahoma knocked pictures off walls and woke people and pets as it shook an area...

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

Military Brief

Navy seaman completes training Navy Seaman Recruit Jason V. Siebenrock, son of Ginny M. and Dennis W. Schoenfeldt of Durango, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command...

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

Local Briefs

Compassionate friends to meet Monday The Durango Chapter of The Compassionate Friends will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at the Rocky Mountain Retreat, 848 East Third Ave. Participants should note the...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

World Briefs

Syria peace plan unravels; 15 killed in protests BEIRUT – A Syrian peace plan brokered by the Arab League unraveled Friday as security forces killed 15 people, opening fire on thousands of...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Religion Briefs

Conscious Manifesting seminar to be held Conscious Manifesting, an experiential seminar with a spiritual twist, will meet from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 12 at YogaDurango, between 11th and 12th...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Religion

Nation Briefs

Yellowstone oil spill to cost Exxon $135M BILLINGS, Mont. – Exxon Mobil said Friday it expects to incur costs of about $135 million from an oil pipeline break beneath Montana’s Yellowstone River...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Arts Briefs for Nov. 4

Space is available for Artisans’ Market Entry forms for the Durango Arts Center’s holiday show, Winter Solstice Artisans’ Market, are available online at www.durangoarts.org or may be picked up at...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Outdoors Briefs

Guarantee offered for bad ski days FRISCO – Tired of paying big money for bad skiing? A condominium and home-rental company is offering to fix that.ResortQuest, which has properties in Colorado,...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Local Briefs

Christmas organization seeks assistance Project Merry Christmas, a volunteer organization assisting the less fortunate in La Plata County, seeks assistance in these ways:Adopt a family by providing...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Nation/World Briefs

Senate GOP blocks Obama infrastructure plan WASHINGTON – Republicans in the Senate on Thursday dealt President Barack Obama the third in a string of defeats on his stimulus-style jobs agenda,...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Colorado Briefs

Ex-state employee jailed over fuel thefts DENVER – A former Colorado Department of Transportation employee has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for stealing fuel from the department.Jaime Perez...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Earth Brief

4CORE appoints executive director The Four Corners Office for Resource Efficiency board of directors has appointed Gregg Dubit as executive director. He started in that position Tuesday. Dubit was...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Good Earth

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