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County Clerks Association award local scholarship

Mancos High School 2019 graduate and salutatorian Taeylor Samora has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship from the Colorado County Clerks Association. Montezuma County Clerk Kim Percell recommended...

DATE: June 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Kiva meets Montezuma-Cortez School District conditions

After a year of financial and facilities-related obstacles, the Children’s Kiva Montessori School has met Montezuma-Cortez School District RE-1 requirements to reopen in fall. The charter school...

DATE: June 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma school board discusses proposed mill levy override

As the November election draws nearer, the Montezuma-Cortez school board and staff are in talks about how to present a proposed mill levy override to help it pass this year. Staff members and...

DATE: June 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos high-schooler competes in international science fair

Rising Mancos 11th grader Kylie Guiles is making scientific waves in the Four Corners. This past year, she was selected to participate in the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in...

DATE: June 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

New website for RE-1

The Montezuma-Cortez School District RE-1 has a new website, which staff members say is more user-friendly. The updated site , in the works for several months, aims to improve communication with...

DATE: June 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College to receive 10 cents every time ‘loyalty card’ is used

Fort Lewis College will see extra cash over the next five years from a new loyalty debit card. The FLC Forever Loyalty cards issued by Alpine Bank will generate at least $100,000 to be distributed...

DATE: June 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango School District explores fundraising options to cover stadium loan

Durango School District 9-R Superintendent Dan Snowberger outlined possible fundraising efforts Monday to pay off the annual loan for the Durango High School stadium. This year, district officials...

DATE: June 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Handcuffed in the fifth grade: ‘Whenever I shut my eyes, I saw the cuffs’

Jake DiProfio was handcuffed at school four times this year. He’s 11 years old. The experience left him with nightmares, scars on his wrists, and a visceral fear of police. Seated at his kitchen...

DATE: June 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Eighth graders find local Civil War connections

A few weeks ago, Bobby Sitton’s eighth grade class brought the Civil War to Cortez, both in the classroom and at the local cemetery. It’s an annual tradition for Sitton, a world studies teacher at...

DATE: May 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southwest Open School graduates 20 students

In a ceremony that celebrated diversity and highlighted students’ life paths, 20 students at Southwest Open School received diplomas Wednesday evening. The commencement ceremony was held outdoors...

DATE: May 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Middle school students develop strengths to handle challenges

Miller Middle School students gathered eagerly in the school’s auditorium Friday to calm down their breath and color together, practices intended to improve school culture and bolster mental...

DATE: May 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango High School graduates raised the academic bar

The Durango High School class of 2019 raised the bar for academic achievement at the school. Collectively, the class earned $5.5 million in scholarships, and 10% of the graduating class achieved a...

DATE: May 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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