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Fort Lewis marketing class aids Humane Society

Enhancing efforts to present a strong, attractive social media presence and adopting guerrilla marketing strategies were key ideas Fort Lewis College business students offered La Plata County...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2018 | UPDATED: 7 hours 12 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Business

School District 9-R Superintendent Dan Snowberger apologizes for recent behavior

Durango School District 9-R Superintendent Dan Snowberger apologized in a letter that was posted to the district’s website Thursday for his handling of a 911 call that involved a district employee...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 days 13 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Animas High students all in on metal straws

After Animas High School students saw a viral video of marine biologists pulling a plastic straw from a sea turtle’s nostril, they knew they had a project to try to make this world a little better....

DATE: Dec. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

PCC Southwest to host holiday open house

The Journal Pueblo Community College Southwest will hold a holiday open house on Dec. 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. “We will have food provided by our culinary students and holiday movies for the little ones...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Navajos get funding for manufacturing school

Navajo Technical University, based in Crownpoint, New Mexico, has been awarded a $3.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to establish a Center for Advanced Manufacturing. The...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Kiva’s use of emergency fund might be unconstitutional

According to a financial audit of Children’s Kiva Montessori School’s elementary and middle school, in June, CKMS dipped into a fund designated by law for emergency use. That action might have...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Auditor: Kiva Montessori might not last 12 months

An independent financial auditor expressed “substantial doubt” this month that the Children’s Kiva Montessori School’s elementary and middle school would survive the next 12 months because of its...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos school district playground nearing completion

Despite delays, construction on the Mancos School District RE-6A football field was scheduled to begin this month after a Mancos Blue Jays playoff game at home against Merino High School. Following...

DATE: Nov. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Olio artwork will explore ‘sense of place’

Encaustic paintings created by local artist Carol Mehesy will be featured on the walls of Olio restaurant starting Dec. 8, when a reception will be held for her at the restaurant from 4 to 6 p.m....

DATE: Nov. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Seats open for upcoming lessons on mosaics, making fire from friction

The Mancos School of the West, a local nonprofit, is hosting two workshops in early December for residents interested to learn from local artists and instructors about fire starting and mosaic...

DATE: Nov. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

CKMS board: ‘No evidence’ of asbestos exposure

After finding “elevated levels” of asbestos in parts of its building, the Children’s Kiva Montessori School has moved classes out of its facility at 601 N. Mildred Road and back to Crow Canyon...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado lawmakers think they can still find a school finance fix

Two years ago, Colorado lawmakers established a special committee to dig deep into the state’s complex school finance problems and propose legislation to fix at least some of them. Near the end of...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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