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Fort Lewis College requires students to get COVID-19 vaccination for fall semester

Fort Lewis College is among the first colleges or universities in the nation to require students to have the COVID-19 vaccination for the fall semester, a move quickly followed by several other...

DATE: April 6, 2021 | UPDATED: 3 days 13 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Applying to Fort Lewis College: There’s an app for that

Prospective Fort Lewis College students for the 2021-22 school year can use Common App, an online application platform used by students, counselors and advisers across the country and the world....

DATE: March 30, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango ag class puts focus on helping feed less fortunate

Bailey Gaskins and Flint Gervais, two 14-year-old eighth graders, learned more than the importance of crop rotation and soil health in their agriculture class at Escalante Middle School. The pair,...

DATE: March 30, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Animas High School secures funding for new school

Animas High School has secured the funding to build a new school on the campus of Fort Lewis College thanks to a $1.8 million donation from a local family. The charter school will receive $2.5...

DATE: March 2, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Programs encourage Navajo youths to ride bikes

Youth cycling programs that serve the Navajo Nation were featured during the Navajo Trails and Outdoor Recreation Conference held online Feb. 16-17. In December, Gallup-based Silver Stallion...

DATE: March 2, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College reports steady enrollment, strong fiscal position

Fort Lewis College President Tom Stritikus reported steady enrollment and a strong fiscal position Friday during a Board of Trustees meeting. Stritikus shared his optimism for the future and...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Life springs back at Fort Lewis College

Dee Redsteer is a self-proclaimed “Zoom hater.” For her, Monday was a long time coming – the first day of in-person classes at Fort Lewis College since mid-November, when spiking COVID-19...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cody Childers earns degree from University of Northern Colorado

The Journal Cody Childers of Dolores earned a Master of Arts degree in teaching in education from University of Northern Colorado at the end of the fall 2020 semester. Because of the COVID-19...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Animas High School, Fort Lewis College agree to land lease for new school

Animas High School has moved a step closer to building a new school on the campus of Fort Lewis College – agreeing to a ground lease for 3.2 acres of land just south of the Bader-Snyder resident...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

In-person learning accelerated for Durango 9-R schools

Students will be back in school sooner and for more time each week under modifications of Durango School District 9-R’s plan to return to in-person learning made Thursday. The more aggressive...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

COVID-19 case among staff reported at Ignacio High School

Ignacio High School shifted into remote lessons Thursday after the district was notified that a staff member tested positive for COVID-19. The school will also hold remote lessons Friday to give...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio school board identifies three finalists for superintendent

As Ignacio Superintendent Rocco Fuschetto eyes a May retirement, the school district has set its sights on three possible replacements. After announcing finalists for the superintendent position in...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

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