Gov. Jared Polis and Fort Lewis College voice support for DACA

Gov. Jared Polis and Fort Lewis College are hoping the U.S. Supreme Court will uphold the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program and its protections for undocumented immigrants brought to...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 day 14 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Gov. Jared Polis targets soaring costs of higher education

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis rolled out a plan Tuesday to combat the high cost of college tuition across the state, and in doing so, highlighted Fort Lewis College’s work to help students financially....

DATE: Nov. 12, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 day 14 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores school district considers $57M move, $45M renovation

The Dolores School District and more than 150 residents on Nov. 6 discussed plans for a new or renovated school campus, at a cost of up to $57 million. At the community meeting, Superintendent Lis...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 day 14 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma-Cortez Middle School honor roll released

The first quarter has come to an end for Montezuma-Cortez School District Re-1, and the middle school honor roll has been posted. This fall, 45 students earned a 4.0 grade point average, 116 a GPA...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2019 | UPDATED: 6 days 11 hours ago | CATEGORY: Education

Coppinger, Hunter, Cahill-Volpe win Mancos school board seats

It looks like Mancos schools will have one new board member and two familiar faces. Voters elected in incumbents Pam Coppinger and Tim Hunter and newcomer Katie Cahill-Volpe, as of the unofficial...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma-Cortez School District mill levy rejected

Voters in the Montezuma-Cortez School District once again rejected the district’s request for a property tax increase to raise teacher salaries. It was a solid no vote for Ballot Measure 4A Tuesday...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos Middle School honor roll, first quarter

The first quarter has wrapped up for Mancos schools, and 73 students in the middle school have earned spots on the high honor roll or honorable mention. High honor roll was awarded to those who...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez Middle School’s ‘Singin’ in the Rain’ opens Friday

Bust out your raincoats and umbrellas for this year’s musical production at Montezuma-Cortez Middle School. This fall, the middle school’s theater department is performing the classic romantic...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Review of Juniper School finds cause for concern

The Juniper School fell short of financial and academic performance expectations last year, raising concerns for Durango School District 9-R, but Juniper staff and board members say they have...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

School district practices emergency response

Cortez schools and first responders last month practiced emergency procedures and communication in case of a disaster. Specifically, they practiced responding to a scenario of a collision between a...

DATE: Nov. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Breathalyzer use sparks Mancos parents’ concerns

At a work session before the Oct. 21 school board meeting, community members were invited to share their concerns regarding the recent decision to give breath analysis tests to Mancos High School...

DATE: Oct. 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Forum to discuss future of Dolores campus

The Dolores School District Re-4A is planning a big campus renovation, and staff is seeking community input on some key decisions. This year, the district plans to apply for a Building Excellent...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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