Briefs

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

Local Briefs

Mesa Verde to waive park entrance feesMesa Verde National Park will waive entrance fees on Saturday and Sunday.The entrance fee waiver does not include other fees collected in advance or by...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

World Briefs

IraqGunmen use kids to lure Iraqi soldiers into trapBAGHDAD (AP) – Gunmen burst into a house north of Baghdad early Wednesday, killed three people and then sent the surviving children to lure over...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Nation Briefs

Former Rep. Rostenkowski dies at 82 of lung cancerCHICAGO (AP) – Former Rep. Dan Rostenkowski, the Chicago Democrat who became the leading architect of congressional tax policy in the Reagan era...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Region Briefs

Former Navajo officers accused in beatingTUBA CITY, Ariz. (AP) –Two former Navajo Nation police officers have been indicted on charges of civil- rights violations stemming from a man’s beating last...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Sports Briefs

Durango Roller Girls to host third boutThe Durango Roller Girls, after a pair of exhibition bouts between themselves, will host the Wreckin’ Roller Rebels, a roller derby team from the Front Range,...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2010 | CATEGORY: Sports

Business Briefs

Real estate agent returns to PrudentialPrudential Triple S Realty welcomes back Pat Canning. During the last 11 years, Canning has been honored eight times with a national award as one of the top...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Education Briefs

Durango school board to meet TuesdayThe next Durango School District 9-R board meeting will be held at 5 p.m. Tuesday in the board room in the administration building, 201 E. 12 St. All are...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Education

World Briefs

Human-rights groups ask WikiLeaks to censor filesLONDON (AP) – Human-rights groups said Tuesday they’ve asked WikiLeaks to censor secret files about the Afghanistan war to protect civilians who’ve...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Nation Briefs

Obama signs bill to halt teacher layoffsWASHINGTON (AP) – Summoned back from summer break, the House on Tuesday pushed through an emergency $26 billion jobs bill that Democrats said would save...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Business Briefs

Health screenings at Nature’s OasisVertical Family Chiropractic will offer free health screenings from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday and from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 20 at Nature’s Oasis, 1123 South...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

New Business Brief

Chiropractic clinic opens in IgnacioTom Garcia announces the opening of his chiropractic clinic at 640 Goddard Ave. in Ignacio.Garcia is a graduate of Parker College of Chiropractic. He has been...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business