Nation Briefs

Ensign resignation raises questions LAS VEGAS (AP) – U.S. Sen. John Ensign’s decision this week to resign marked a mysterious change of heart for the Nevada Republican, raising questions about what...

DATE: April 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

World Briefs

Largest Yemen protests fill boulevard in capital SANAA, Yemen (AP) – A sea of hundreds of thousands of anti-government protesters swelled along a five-lane boulevard reaching across Yemen’s capital...

DATE: April 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Outdoors Briefs

San Juan Rando Race set for Saturday on Molas The San Juan Rando backcountry race will be held Saturday atop Molas Pass.The race, an uphill/downhill backcountry event, is part of the COSMIC ski...

DATE: April 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Arts Briefs

Spaces are available for Vendor Days The Durango Arts Center invites artists to participate in the city-approved Sidewalk Vendor Days. Space is available on a first-come, first-served basis to...

DATE: April 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

World Briefs

Syrian activists vow largest protests yet BEIRUT (AP) – Ahead of what could turn out to be a decisive day for Syria, protesters took credit Thursday for forcing President Bashar Assad to lift the...

DATE: April 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Local Briefs

Electronics recycling set for today, Saturday The city of Durango and San Juan Basin Recycling Association will collect unwanted electronics for recycling from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today and Saturday...

DATE: April 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Nation Briefs

NYC to drop heating oil as part of clean-air plan NEW YORK (AP) – The city will phase out the use of polluting heavy oils to heat buildings and will begin building solar power plants on capped...

DATE: April 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Earth Briefs

Tree celebration to be held Friday A celebration of the planting of trees at the newly constructed plaza of the Four Corners Monument will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Earth Day.The plantings will be...

DATE: April 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Good Earth

Nation Briefs

BP sues rig owner for $40B, blames it for disaster NEW ORLEANS (AP) – BP on Wednesday sued the maker of the device that failed to stop last year’s calamitous Gulf oil spill and the owner of the rig...

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

Local Briefs

Durango to host Easter egg hunt Durango Parks and Recreation will hold its annual Easter Egg Scramble, sponsored by Four Corners Broadcasting and Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, on Saturday in...

DATE: April 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local Briefs

Cancer society seeks volunteers The American Cancer Society is looking for volunteers for its Cancer Resource Center, located in the Durango Cancer Center at Mercy Medical Plaza.The center offers...

DATE: April 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Education Briefs

Athletics, activities to be meeting’s focus The Durango High School Athletic/Activities Department will hold a “Rush Night” for all students in grades eight to 11 and their parents from 6:30 to...

DATE: April 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

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