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Mountain Middle School to offer remote and blended learning

With COVID-19 still pressuring schools, Mountain Middle School will offer two separate learning models when students return Aug. 25 – an all online learning model and a blended model with in-school...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ahead of fall semester, Fort Lewis College plans widespread COVID-19 tests

About 1,500 students staying in dorms and another 500 employees and other students are expected to be tested next week for the virus that causes COVID-19 during move-in week at Fort Lewis College....

DATE: Aug. 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield School District OKs back-to-school plan

Bayfield students in grades six to 12 will go to school two days a week and will receive remote, online learning three days a week under a plan unanimously approved Tuesday by the school board....

DATE: Aug. 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College will mentor CU Boulder postdoctoral students

Students completing their doctorates at the University of Colorado Boulder are now eligible for a newly formed postdoctoral teaching fellowship at Fort Lewis College. The new program, [email protected], is a...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Campus life will look different this year at Fort Lewis College

Fort Lewis College plans to lease a hotel in Durango to handle more requests for single dorm rooms, and some students will be trained as health advocates to educate people about procedures taken on...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College adds electric vehicle charging stations

Two electric vehicle charging stations have been installed in the Sitter Family Hall parking lot at Fort Lewis College. Four vehicles will be able to charge at once with each ChargePoint station...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College trustees look to deepen diversity on campus

To deepen and reinforce Fort Lewis College’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, the Board of Trustees agreed Thursday to examine taking several steps, including creating a trustee...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Donations, gifts to Fort Lewis College set record

The Fort Lewis College Foundation received more than $6.17 million in gifts and pledges for the 2019-20 fiscal year, a record amount. The number of individual donors also is increasing. During the...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fearful of virus, business denies health care worker pedicure in Durango

A business’ refusal to serve people based on their race, political beliefs, religion and gender affiliation is considered strictly off limits – even illegal – but what about the denial of service...

DATE: July 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado Department of Education offers school reopening guidance

Maximizing the amount of safe in-person learning for the upcoming school year was among the chief goals the Colorado Department of Education conveyed Monday during an online meeting about reopening...

DATE: July 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College drops SAT, ACT tests for 2021-22 year

First-year students for the 2021-22 school year will not have to take SAT or ACT tests to gain admission to Fort Lewis College after many students were unable or schedule dates for the...

DATE: July 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango schools prepare to reopen, with à la carte approach

Durango schools will offer three different learning models when they reopen Aug. 25 for the 2020-21 school year and are examining the current summer sessions for lessons to help minimize risks from...

DATE: July 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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