Local Briefs

Author to read book at Bayfield library Author Melanie Milburn will present a performance of her book I Love You More Than Chocolate from 10 to 11 a.m. Jan. 28 at the Lavenia McCoy Public Library,...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

World Briefs

Australia Rising rivers to swamp more Australian towns MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) – Residents of rural communities in southeastern Australia were sent emergency evacuation orders before dawn today...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Nation Briefs

Goldman Sachs limits Facebook private offering NEW YORK (AP) – Goldman Sachs Group Inc. has prohibited U.S. investors from participating in a private offering expected to raise as much as $1.5...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

World Briefs

Egypt Man sets himself ablaze outside parliament CAIRO (AP) – An Egyptian man set himself on fire Monday outside the country’s parliament, security officials said, in an apparent protest emulating...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

World Briefs

Bomb kills 9 people in Afghanistan KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) – A station wagon carrying a family of Afghan civilians struck a roadside bomb in northern Afghanistan on Sunday, killing all nine...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Local Briefs

Mesa Verde park announces schedule Mesa Verde National Park is open and operating on its winter schedule through March 5.The Chapin Mesa Archeological Museum is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily....

DATE: Jan. 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Health Briefs

Tobacco coalition to meet Wednesday The Lasso Tobacco Coalition will meet at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday in the main conference room at the San Juan Basin Health Department, 281 Sawyer Drive.The public is...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Health

Education Briefs

9-R student advances at math competition In November, six students from Durango High School competed in the University of Northern Colorado Mathematics Competition. J.P. Skeath, a sophomore at...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

New Business Briefs

Deli, catering business opens Big Buster’s Deli and Catering announces its opening at 939 Colorado Highway 3.The business is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Saturday, and offers gourmet...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Business Briefs

Day care center moves to new location The Growing Place announces its new location at 2911 Junction St., Suite A.The business offers full- or part-time toddler care for children 12 to 36 months...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Local Briefs

Health department to be closed Monday San Juan Basin Health Department in Durango and Pagosa Springs will be closed Monday in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Durango announces...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Nation Briefs

Georgia King Center honors late Sen. Edward Kennedy ATLANTA (AP) – The widow of the late Massachusetts Sen. Edward Kennedy accepted a posthumous award from the King Center recognizing her husband’s...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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