World Briefs

Double bombing kills 12 outside bank in Iraq BAGHDAD – A double bombing Thursday struck an Iraqi bank in Saddam Hussein’s hometown where policemen were picking up their paychecks, killing 12 and...

DATE: July 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Local Briefs

La Plata County crews to chip, seal roads The La Plata County Road and Bridge Division will chip and seal these county roads:County Road 302, from the intersection with U.S. Highway 550 to the...

DATE: July 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local Briefs

Quilters guild to meet today The La Plata Quilters Guild will meet at 5:30 p.m. today at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 495 Florida Road. Barb Morgan and Beverly Swift will present a program...

DATE: July 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Earth Briefs

Aztec Ruins to hold fee-free days Aztec Ruins National Monument will offer the last of the Fee Free Days on Aug. 13, Sept. 24 and Nov. 11 to 13. The ruins are located at 84 County Road 2900 in...

DATE: July 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Good Earth

Nation/World Briefs

MissouriStates’ graduation rates to fall with new formula KANSAS CITY, Mo. – States are bracing for plummeting high school graduation rates as districts nationwide dump flawed measurement formulas...

DATE: July 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Business Briefs

David Smiley passes examination David Smiley, CFP, financial planner at Oxford Asset Management, has met the experience and ethical requirements of the Certified Financial Planner Board of...

DATE: July 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Education Briefs

9-R school board to hold election The Durango School District 9-R board will hold an election Nov. 1 to fill board vacancies. The election process will begin in August. To be eligible for a school...

DATE: July 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

Local Briefs

Local cookbook signing to be held Thursday The Women’s Resource Center will host a cookbook signing of Delightfully Durango and a thank-you party from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday at 725 East Second...

DATE: July 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Business Briefs

Window film business announces opening SunGlo Window Films announces the opening of its Durango office, which will serve the Four Corners.SunGlo offers an extensive line of high-performance and...

DATE: July 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Nation Briefs

Ohio health-care question cleared for fall ballot COLUMBUS, Ohio – Voters will get the chance to decide whether Ohio can opt out of the national health-care overhaul after the state’s top election...

DATE: July 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Local Briefs

Marvel grange to host ice cream social The Marvel Grange will hold an ice cream social at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at the home of Pat and Lila Greer, 8097 County Road 100 in Marvel. Participants are asked...

DATE: July 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Nation/World Briefs

Impasse over debt limit sends stocks lower NEW YORK – The debt showdown in Washington is rattling the stock market again. Stocks fell Monday after Republican and Democratic leaders offered...

DATE: July 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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