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world briefs

Afghan leader mourns brother, faces void in south KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) – President Hamid Karzai climbed into his slain half-brother’s grave Wednesday and sobbed alongside the coffin, mourning...

DATE: July 13, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Local Briefs

Full moon hike to be held Friday A full moon hike under the Buck Moon will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Old Fort Lewis Research Center in Hesperus.Participants should meet at the old...

DATE: July 13, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local Briefs

Fire-ecology walk to be held today A member of the San Juan Native Plant Society will lead a short walk at today at Dalla Mountain Park, 3234 Junction St., to discuss fire ecology, the importance...

DATE: July 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Education Briefs

Discovery Museum announces events The Durango Discovery Museum, 1333 Camino del Rio, will hold these events:The “Discovery Kids Smart Art” program will be held from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. every...

DATE: July 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

business briefs

Shared Vision adds division Shared Vision Publishing, the parent company of Southwest Arts Programs and the regional quarterly arts magazine Arts Perspective, has added a new division called...

DATE: July 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Nation & world briefs

Ford remembered at bipartisan service PALM DESERT, Calif. (AP) – First ladies, past and present, and others who called the White House home remembered Betty Ford on Tuesday, not just for her...

DATE: July 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Nation briefs

Stocks sink on fears about global economy NEW YORK (AP) – July doesn’t look so promising anymore.The European debt crisis appears to be widening, with concerns about government debt defaults...

DATE: July 11, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

world briefs

Syrian protesters attack U.S., French embassies BEIRUT (AP) – Hundreds of Syrian government supporters attacked the U.S. Embassy in Damascus Monday, smashing windows and spray-painting walls with...

DATE: July 11, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Local Briefs

Trails 2000 to offer trail work Thursday Trails 2000 will hold trail-work session from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday on the Big Canyon trail. Participants will improve drainages and lines of sight. To...

DATE: July 11, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local Briefs

Kiwanis Club to meet July 21 The Kiwanis Club of Durango will meet at 12:10 p.m. July 21 at Mama’s Boy, 2659 Main Ave.Club members will hear a presentation on Fort Lewis College athletics.Household...

DATE: July 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

World Briefs

Libyan regime shows tough face GHARYAN, Libya (AP) – Moammar Gadhafi’s regime sought Sunday to show it remains in control of parts of the country’s western mountains and will defend the territory...

DATE: July 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Business Briefs

First National Bank announces new hire First National Bank of Durango announces the addition of Amelia Jackson, who started June 27.Jackson works at the Bodo Industrial Park office as a personal...

DATE: July 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

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