Cortez Middle School honor roll Trimester 1, 2018-2019

Grade 8, 4.0 GPA Izabella Balfour, Alyssa Barner, Ellai Black, Aleece Brown, Lexie Burton, Linanibaa Cordova, Gabriel Crowley, Gwendolyn Cudkowicz, Farrar Desloge, Alivia Durall, Amber Hebberd,...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Three Durango schools evacuated after bomb threats

Police responded to three Durango elementary schools Monday afternoon after receiving bomb threats from an unidentified caller. Durango Police Cmdr. Rita Warfield said the calls went out at 2:25...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College graduates to embrace the unknown

Sabra Artichoker doesn’t know what she’s going to do with her degree in anthropology and sociology. Neither does Zachary Scurrah, who graduated from Fort Lewis College on Saturday with a degree in...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

FLC students bring awareness to indigenous missing and abused women

Each earring on the “Sing our Rivers Red” exhibit represents a local missing or abused indigenous woman and aims to bring awareness about Native American and gender-based violence in the United...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

These Colorado lawmakers will shape education policy in 2019

When the Colorado General Assembly convenes in January, Democrats will control both chambers for the first time since 2014. That shift in the balance of power, along with a lot of turnover in both...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Durango school board plans midyear review of Superintendent Dan Snowberger

The Durango School District 9-R Board of Education said Tuesday it plans to examine how Superintendent Dan Snowberger handled an incident at Needham Elementary School in October in which 911 was...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College business plan contest adds high school division

The Hawk Tank competition, which awards monetary prizes for the best business plans from Fort Lewis College students and recent alumni, will expand to add a high school division in 2019. Southwest...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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 | 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 | 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

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