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Schools in Southwest Colorado see changes driven by Columbine

One look at Durango High School, built in 1976, and Montezuma-Cortez High School, which opened in 2015, tells you a lot about how the world of education has changed 20 years after the Columbine...

DATE: April 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango school district gets $1.1 million for school safety

Durango public schools have received a $1.1 million grant from the Colorado Division of Homeland Security to support and build upon existing school safety efforts. For several years, Durango School...

DATE: April 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College Calendar

Visit www.fortlewis.edu and click on “See All Events” to view the complete FLC events calendar. Saturday Skyhawks Softball vs. Metropolitan State University – Denver, noon to 2 p.m., Aspen Field,...

DATE: April 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Education

Restaurant inspections: Ocean Pearl, Chavolito’s, Livestock Auction

Colorado has implemented new restaurant inspection regulations that took effect Jan. 1. The Colorado Retail Food Establishment Rules and Regulations are based on a national standard for retail food...

DATE: April 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Education

Dolores school board selects superintendent from Creede

After a monthslong application process, the Dolores School District RE-4A has a new superintendent. At a special board meeting Thursday night, directors voted 3-2 to offer the job to Elisabeth...

DATE: April 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

It’s careers à la carte for eighth-graders at Cortez Middle School

Workers of all sorts descended this week on Cortez Middle School for the school’s second career fair. The fair allowed students to meet people employed in a variety of professions. Participants...

DATE: April 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez Middle School performs ‘The Miracle Worker’

Communication themes take center stage at Cortez Middle School, as theater students tackle the 1957 drama “The Miracle Worker.” The play tells the story of Helen Keller, the famous deaf-blind child...

DATE: April 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Funerary objects will be returned to Native American tribes

Hundreds of items collected by amateur archaeologists and treasure hunters from the 1930s to the 1960s are being returned to Native American tribes for repatriation by Center of Southwest Studies....

DATE: April 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College pleased with steady enrollment projection

Fort Lewis College expects enrollment to be flat for 2019-20 – viewed as a win by school officials who have been battling declining enrollment since the Great Recession. For budgeting purposes, the...

DATE: April 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Planning, preparation urged by school safety expert

The importance of planning, practice and attention to small details to keep schools safe were highlighted Monday by John-Michael Keyes, who started the I Love U Guys Foundation in 2006 after his...

DATE: April 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos school board sets next year’s calendar

The Mancos school board unanimously approved next year’s academic calendar during its regular meeting March 18. The upcoming calendar for Mancos School District RE-6 looks very similar to that of...

DATE: March 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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