Briefs

World Briefs

KuwaitLast U.S. combat brigade leaves Iraq through KuwaitKHABARI CROSSING, Kuwait (AP) – A U.S. military spokesman says the last American combat brigade is leaving Iraq.Capt. Christopher Ophardt,...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Nation Briefs

Egg recall grows to 380 millionATLANTA (AP) – Hundreds of people have been sickened in a salmonella outbreak linked to eggs in four states and possibly more, health officials said Wednesday as a...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Business Briefs

Bart’s New York Deli has a new locationBart’s New York Deli announces its new location at 1220 Carbon Junction Road, formerly the location of Chicago Nicks.The business is owned by Bart Rabkin, who...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Local Briefs

Benefit for safehouse, shelter set for Aug. 22 Michael Johnson, singer-songwriter and guitarist, will perform at 7 p.m. Aug. 22 at the Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave. Doors open at 6:15...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Nation Briefs

NevadaCompany identifies dead miners found in shaftRENO, Nev. (AP) – A gold mining company says that remains found at the bottom of a shaft in Nevada are those of two miners who had been missing...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

World Briefs

Afghan, NATO troops pursue Haqqani KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) – More than 20 insurgents including Arab, Chechen and Pakistani fighters have been killed by NATO and Afghan forces who are ramping up...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Nation/World Briefs

Washington, D.C.July ranks as second hottest on recordWASHINGTON (AP) – The Earth continues to feel the heat.Last month was the second warmest July on record, and so far, 2010 remains on track to...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Local Briefs

Hardrockers event to be held in SilvertonSilverton will celebrate its annual Hardrockers’ Holidays celebration today through Sunday at Kendall Mountain Recreation Area.The adult competition will be...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Religion Brief

10-week Bible study to be held Saturdays at Lutheran churchCrown Financial Ministries will host a 10-week Bible study from 2:45 to 4:45 p.m. Saturdays beginning Sept. 4 in the Christ the King...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2010 | CATEGORY: Religion

Crews battling wildfire in western Colo.

The Associated PressGRAND JUNCTION – About 120 firefighters are battling a 70-acre wildfire burning near ranch buildings and oil and gas wells in western Colorado.Federal land mangers say the fire...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Local Briefs

Bayfield library to hold reception The Friends of the Pine River Public Library will host a reception for Laura Tretter, the new assistant director, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday at the Lavenia...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Earth Briefs

La Plata Open Space receives accreditationThe Land Trust Accreditation Commission announces that La Plata Open Space Conservancy has been awarded accredited status. It was awarded accreditation in...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2010 | CATEGORY: Good Earth