Briefs

World Briefs

France threatens early exit from Afghanistan KABUL, Afghanistan – France’s threat Friday to withdraw early from Afghanistan after an Afghan soldier killed four French troops and wounded 15 is a...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2012 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Local Briefs

Life-Long Learning presentation Feb. 2 The Life-Long Learning Series, sponsored by Professional Associates through Fort Lewis College, will present “Going Out In Style: Death Through the Lens of...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Nation Briefs

26 homes lost in Reno, Nev., fire RENO, Nev. – Reno hasn’t seen a winter this dry in more than 120 years. So residents welcomed a forecast that a storm was due to blow across the Sierra...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2012 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Outdoors Briefs

Skate ski clinic to be held Saturday A skate ski clinic for Nordic skiers of all abilities will be held Saturday at the Nordic Center at Purgatory, across U.S. Highway 550 from Durango Mountain...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2012 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Arts Briefs for Jan. 20

Local authors club to hold 1st meeting Local “indie” authors who are interested in sharing the adventure of writing are invited to the inaugural meeting of the Indie Authors Club. The group will...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2012 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Local Briefs

Cattlemen’s association to meet Monday The La Plata-Archuleta Cattlemen’s Association will hold a membership meeting at 7 p.m. Monday in the Extension Building at the La Plata County Fairgrounds,...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Nation/world Briefs

U.S. visits Israel to discuss Iran JERUSALEM – The top U.S. general, visiting Israel at a delicate and dangerous moment in the global standoff with Tehran, is expected to press for restraint amid...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2012 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Local Briefs

Burns occurring at Dalla Mountain Park The city of Durango and Durango Fire & Rescue Authority are conducting a controlled burn of existing slash piles in Dalla Mountain Park through Friday weather...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Nation Briefs

7 charged in record-setting $78M insider-trading case NEW YORK – Greed on Wall Street set a record, authorities said Wednesday as they unveiled a nearly $78 million insider trading case that...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2012 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Education Briefs

Title VII committee to meet Jan. 25 The Title VII Parent Advisory Committee will meet from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Jan. 25 in the Durango School District 9-R administration building conference room.Gifted,...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Education

Local Briefs

Open house to address County Road 234 The La Plata County Public Works Department will host an open house to discuss proposed road improvements to County Road 234 from 5 to 7 p.m. Jan. 26 in the...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Nation/World Briefs

Coast Guard told captain to return to Italian ship ROME – “You go on board! Is that clear? Do you hear me?” the Coast Guard officer shouted as the captain of the grounded Costa Concordia sat safe...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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