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Bid to stop Dolores school board recall is denied

Protest petitions filed against a recall election for two Dolores School board members have been denied, allowing the election to move forward. On July 19, a protest hearing was held to determine...

DATE: July 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College, Utah school partner for physical therapy doctorate

Fort Lewis College is partnering with a university in Provo, Utah, to offer students a way to earn a doctorate degree in physical therapy. FLC and Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions ...

DATE: July 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College professor gets $100k to study bee die-offs

Fort Lewis College Associate Professor of Chemistry Bill Collins has been awarded $103,000 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to study and combat honeybee die-offs. Collins and his students...

DATE: July 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Trinity Lutheran Preschool receives grant for playground

The Trinity Lutheran Preschool was awarded an Early Childhood Health Outdoors Seed Grant from the Denver-based nonprofit Qualistar Colorado. According to a news release, ECHO Seed Grant sites...

DATE: July 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores school board OKs $13.4 million budget, hires dean

The Dolores school board met in a special meeting Tuesday to set a date for its board retreat, approve the preliminary 2018-2019 budget and vote on hiring a dean of students. The board unanimously...

DATE: July 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

With fundraising complete, Fort Lewis College set to buy rafting company

Fort Lewis College students, faculty and staff soon will have access to rafting permits on the Rio Chama and San Juan rivers in New Mexico and the Salt River in Arizona. The Fort Lewis College...

DATE: July 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores High School grad is appointed state FFA officer

Dolores High School graduate Tel Hamilton was appointed a state officer at the annual Colorado FFA convention. The convention was a meeting and a competition for members of Colorado Future Farmers...

DATE: June 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores students learning hands-on science and math this summer

Ten Dolores students received hands-on science and math lessons this summer by participating in an extended field science enrichment program at the Nature Center at Butler’s Corner. The students...

DATE: June 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Two Dolores graduates receive $1,000 scholarships

The Southwestern Cowbelles have awarded their 2018 scholarship to Bri Suckla and Jasper Breitenbach of Dolores High School. Each student received $1,000. Suckla will attend Western Oklahoma State...

DATE: June 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores school board meets to discuss budget, teacher salaries

The Dolores school board, meeting Wednesday in a special workshop to discuss the preliminary 2018-2019 budget, focused on opportunities for savings and teachers’ salaries. “The majority of your...

DATE: June 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Petitions to recall Dolores school board members are approved

Petitions to recall Dolores school board President Dee Prock and board member Vangi McCoy have been found sufficient, according to the Montezuma County Clerk and Recorder’s Office. The petitions...

DATE: June 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos school board discusses spruce tree art and approves budget

The Mancos RE-6 school board on Monday approved a $31.75 million preliminary budget and discussed the school renovation project and the upcoming school year. Owner’s representative Monty Guiles...

DATE: June 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News