Funerary objects will be returned to Native American tribes

Hundreds of items collected by amateur archaeologists and treasure hunters from the 1930s to the 1960s are being returned to Native American tribes for repatriation by Center of Southwest Studies....

DATE: April 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College pleased with steady enrollment projection

Fort Lewis College expects enrollment to be flat for 2019-20 – viewed as a win by school officials who have been battling declining enrollment since the Great Recession. For budgeting purposes, the...

DATE: April 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Planning, preparation urged by school safety expert

The importance of planning, practice and attention to small details to keep schools safe were highlighted Monday by John-Michael Keyes, who started the I Love U Guys Foundation in 2006 after his...

DATE: April 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos school board sets next year’s calendar

The Mancos school board unanimously approved next year’s academic calendar during its regular meeting March 18. The upcoming calendar for Mancos School District RE-6 looks very similar to that of...

DATE: March 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores superintendent candidates undergo interviews

The four finalists for the superintendent post at Dolores School District RE-4A have been selected, and they are now in the last phase of the interview process. Dolores teachers, school board...

DATE: March 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Winter math scores for Dolores students reveal mixed results

Winter math scores have been tallied and evaluated at Dolores elementary and secondary schools. During a recent board meeting for the Dolores School District RE-4A, the two school principals...

DATE: March 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

‘Horny’ box spreads sexual education across Fort Lewis College

Anonymous questions about everything from birth control to bondage can be slipped into Horny the Sex Box, a vessel set up to educate students at Fort Lewis College. Fort Lewis senior Matisse Monty...

DATE: March 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Gov. Jared Polis says funds identified for full-day kindergarten

State Rep. Barbara McLachlan predicted state funding for full-day kindergarten, one of her main legislative goals, will become a reality during the current session of the Colorado General Assembly....

DATE: March 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez Middle School honor roll

This past trimester, 251 students at Cortez Middle School earned honor roll spots. Of this number, 62 were recognized for receiving a 4.0 grade point average, 97 had a GPA of 3.5-3.99, and 92 a GPA...

DATE: March 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Education

Durango superintendent confronts controversies in student newspaper

In an interview with the El Diablo , the student-run newspaper at Durango High School, Superintendent Dan Snowberger repeated incorrect information and criticized The Durango Herald ’s...

DATE: March 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores principal resigns, cites new opportunities

Dolores Elementary School Principal Gary Livick recently announced his resignation, meaning the school district will be seeing two new faces on its leadership team next year. Livick will finish out...

DATE: March 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango School District 9-R looks at tight budget for 2019-20

Durango School District 9-R Board of Education members heard about a tight budget situation taking shape for the 2019-20 school year as state lawmakers debate how much aid they’ll provide for...

DATE: March 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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