News

School to Farm hosts pumpkin sale at Cortez Middle School

The Montezuma School to Farm Project hosted a pumpkin sale at the Cortez Middle School garden on Friday, Oct. 20. The project has seven gardens in Montezuma County, all on school grounds in an...

DATE: Oct. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Students rewarded for academic achievement

Montezuma-Cortez High School students who achieved Advance Placement scores were in for a surprise at Friday’s pep assembly. Colorado Legacy Schools donated $4,600 to M-CHS, and Principal Jason...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Danish gymnasts perform at Cortez Middle School

A group of Danish gymnasts performed at Cortez Middle School on Thursday, Oct. 19, to great acclaim. The Danish Gymnastic International Group, led by Kim Hahn, represents the Academy of Physical...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores students gain skills in restaurant business

Dolores third-graders served up Mexican, Italian and Indian food during a restaurant project held at the Dolores River Campground on Oct. 11-12. At the campground’s lodge, students bustled about...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores candidates talk about decision-making

Seven candidates are running for two open seats on the Dolores School Board. They are Sandra Corbitt, Rebecca Frasier, Lisa Holz, Casey McClellan, Kay Phelps, Eugene Reininger III, and Jerry...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

What school board members want from Colorado's next governor

Late last week, nine candidates for Colorado governor came together to talk education , addressing an annual fall conference of school board members. Now, we’re giving some of those audience...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

Scientists witness a cosmic collision, and the origins of gold

WASHINGTON – It was a faint signal, but it told of one of the most violent acts in the universe, and it would soon reveal secrets of the cosmos, including how gold was created. Astronomers around...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

Fort Lewis College enrollment down 6.6 percent

Fall enrollment at Fort Lewis College is down 6.6 percent compared with last year – the lowest it has been in more than a decade – prompting the college to increase its effort to boost retention...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Danish gymnasts plan to visit Cortez Middle School

A group of Danish gymnasts will perform at Cortez Middle School on Oct. 19 at 3 p.m. The group is from a organization called the Danish Gymnastic International Group. The group, led by Kim Hahn,...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

English and GED classes now available in new Cortez office

The Durango Adult Education Center has opened a new location in downtown Cortez for English and GED/high school equivalency classes. Classes are now located at 10 W. Main St., Suite 110 in the...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Turn off the TV while your children are around

You might think I’m recommending this because some child development research shows that watching TV and other digital devices can negatively impact the developing brain and hinder children from...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College President Dene Thomas prioritizes tuition waiver

Fort Lewis College President Dene Kay Thomas has dedicated much of her professional life to ensure that Native Americans have access to affordable education. When she retires from FLC at the end of...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News