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Group of Dolores students aims to improve school culture

When a group of Dolores high-schoolers saw major changes in their school culture, they decided to do something. Shortly after the shooting at Parkland, Florida, and a fight video from Dolores High...

DATE: March 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

DI team going to state finals

The Montezuma-Cortez Destination Imagination Team, named To Be Announced, placed second in the Fine Arts category and will travel to Denver to compete in the state finals on April 7. From left are...

DATE: March 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Fort Lewis College public health program is growing fast

Fort Lewis College established the first public health undergraduate degree program in the state in 2010, and since then, it has exceeded expectations, growing faster than anticipated and breaking...

DATE: March 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Navajo president says he’ll OK emergency Head Start funding

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye says he’ll approve funding to shore up the tribe’s Head Start program after a federal judge denied a request to block a funding cut from...

DATE: March 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma-Cortez school board meets with state representative

The Montezuma-Cortez Re-1 School Board met Tuesday with Randy Black, Colorado Association of School Boards director of member relations, to do some strategic planning work. One of the main focuses...

DATE: March 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores school board meets with students to discuss concerns

The Dolores School Board held its annual linkage event last Thursday afternoon. “Linkage” is a time for students to speak with the board in a casual setting, on their own turf. The board met with...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores Middle and High School honor roll

Middle School Quarter 2 Honor Roll Seventh Grade Principal’s Honor Roll Joel Hoffman, Micah Hoffman, Grayson Hogue, Evan LaMunyon, Taylor LaRose, Hailey Melvin, Grace Mitchell-Paul and Hazel Smith....

DATE: Feb. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez student speaks at national conference

Kenneth Walker of Cortez spoke on a panel at the American Indian Studies Association’s national conference in Tempe, Arizona, on Feb. 1-2. The panel, titled “Upsetting Settler Nationalism: Fort...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

SkillsUSA competition spotlights students who know their way around a table saw

Dylan Burress, 19, a Bayfield High School senior, has made Netflix binge-watching sessions a little more classy in the family living room with a walnut and cherry television stand. “It’s by far the...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores student is a candidate for coveted Boettcher Scholarship

A Dolores High School senior has made it to the final interviews of the Colorado Boettcher Scholarship program, which provides a full scholarship to any in-state school. Cameron Elder, a student of...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma County sheriff investigates social media post of girl with a gun

Law enforcement officials in Montezuma County recently questioned a juvenile girl who allegedly posted a social media photo of herself with what appeared to be an assault rifle. The weapon turned...

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

CMS eighth-graders work to beautify their school

Lissa Lycan’s eighth-grade language arts students at Cortez Middle School worked to beautify the school during the Feb. 9 school day. According to Lycan, every Friday, her students participate in...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education