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Wait, was that Fort Lewis College during the Super Bowl?

If you kept your eyes peeled during Sunday’s big game, you might have caught a bit of Fort Lewis College among the ads for Bud Light and the trailer for “Avengers: Endgame.” A 4-second ad played...

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

Graduation rates: Different issues face neighboring schools

When examining graduation rates, Bayfield and Ignacio high schools face two almost polar opposite challenges. Bayfield High must work to maintain high graduation rates that frequently finish at...

DATE: Feb. 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Education

Kiva looks to move to temporary location

The Children’s Kiva Montessori School has applied for a conditional use permit from the city of Cortez in order to be able to take up temporary residence downtown while its building on North...

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

Animas High students promote mental health

Animas High School seniors will unveil their efforts to promote mental health and suicide prevention Monday at a Community of Resilience event. The students developed the event, as well as a film,...

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

Fort Lewis College plan calls for improved retention, greater enrollment

A new strategic plan that calls for improved retention of students, enrollment growth to 3,700 students within three years and more experiential learning opportunities for students was unanimously...

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

Deadlines for Empire Electric scholarships coming up

Empire Electric Association, Inc. is offering a series of scholarships for its members and dependents of members, and the deadline to apply for most of them is coming up on Feb. 15. The...

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

Montezuma County seniors named state scholarship finalists

Five Montezuma County seniors are finalists for two prestigious state scholarships and will move on to the final rounds in upcoming months. Chance Cote and Brianna Dennison from Montezuma-Cortez...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado teen vaping trends a concern, state officials say

In light of a new survey conducted by the nonprofit Rise Above Colorado, state leaders have expressed concerns about growing trends in teen substance use, particularly in teens’ misconceptions...

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

Mancos school construction news

Construction marches on at the Mancos school site as the district upgrades, renovates and expands across the campus. The entire remodel is expected to finish up by spring 2020, and when completed,...

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

Mancos schools honor roll

Mancos schools announced Tuesday that 70 high school and 49 middle students earned honor roll spots recently. High honors are awarded for a 4.0 grade-point average or higher, and honorable mention...

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

Durango School District 9-R board backs Snowberger in statement

Durango School District 9-R Board of Education members issued a statement backing Superintendent Dan Snowberger after granting an automatic, one-year extension allowing his contract to proceed....

DATE: Jan. 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Education

Durango School District 9-R explores bond election

Durango School District 9-R is examining a request for bond issuance of $75 million to $85 million to improve school security, to maintain aging schools and to deal with a backlog of maintenance...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Education

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