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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

Kiva’s use of emergency fund might be unconstitutional

According to a financial audit of Children’s Kiva Montessori School’s elementary and middle school, in June, CKMS dipped into a fund designated by law for emergency use. That action might have...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Auditor: Kiva Montessori might not last 12 months

An independent financial auditor expressed “substantial doubt” this month that the Children’s Kiva Montessori School’s elementary and middle school would survive the next 12 months because of its...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos school district playground nearing completion

Despite delays, construction on the Mancos School District RE-6A football field was scheduled to begin this month after a Mancos Blue Jays playoff game at home against Merino High School. Following...

DATE: Nov. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Olio artwork will explore ‘sense of place’

Encaustic paintings created by local artist Carol Mehesy will be featured on the walls of Olio restaurant starting Dec. 8, when a reception will be held for her at the restaurant from 4 to 6 p.m....

DATE: Nov. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Seats open for upcoming lessons on mosaics, making fire from friction

The Mancos School of the West, a local nonprofit, is hosting two workshops in early December for residents interested to learn from local artists and instructors about fire starting and mosaic...

DATE: Nov. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

CKMS board: ‘No evidence’ of asbestos exposure

After finding “elevated levels” of asbestos in parts of its building, the Children’s Kiva Montessori School has moved classes out of its facility at 601 N. Mildred Road and back to Crow Canyon...

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

Colorado lawmakers think they can still find a school finance fix

Two years ago, Colorado lawmakers established a special committee to dig deep into the state’s complex school finance problems and propose legislation to fix at least some of them. Near the end of...

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

Site of retired high school is officially asbestos-free

According to an environmental consulting firm, the site of the retired Cortez high school, where the city will soon begin constructing a community park, is officially free of asbestos. The firm, LT...

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

Federal agents review Dolores school safety

At the invitation of Montezuma County Sheriff Steve Nowlin, agents from the Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Secret Service visited the Dolores School District RE-4A at the end of...

DATE: Nov. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Math festival brings 200 students to Fort Lewis College

Cori Davis, 10, a fifth-grader at Park Elementary School, discovered she could connect a bunch of squares to make a wheel “that really spins.” Her partner, Canyon Tucker, 10, a fellow fifth-grader...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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