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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

Fort Lewis College closes open space, trails

Fort Lewis College has joined a growing number of agencies to close public lands and impose fire restrictions. The college has closed trails and open space on campus, including the Nature Trail,...

DATE: June 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores school board discusses budget and hiring process

The Dolores School District Re-4 board on Thursday discussed the district’s hiring techniques and proposed deficit budget. The discussion began after board treasurer Casey McClellan moved all...

DATE: June 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

GOAL High School graduates area students

GOAL High School recently graduated 63 students from its Four Corners sites, which include Southwest Colorado locations in Durango, Cortez and Pagosa Springs. Local GOAL graduates include: Durango:...

DATE: June 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Sheriff to appoint officer to Lewis-Arriola Elementary School

The Montezuma-Cortez District Re-1 school board on Tuesday heard a safety report from Montezuma County Sheriff Steve Nowlin. According to Superintendent Lori Haukeness, Nowlin said he will station...

DATE: June 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Social work license course registration opens

The University of Denver’s Four Corners program has opened registration for a social work license preparation course. The class will prepare social workers for the Licensed Clinical Social Worker...

DATE: June 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Montezuma School to Farm Project to host annual training

The Journal The Montezuma School to Farm Project will host its annual school garden training in Cortez on Aug. 16-17. Designed to benefit staff, the training also is open to schoolteachers,...

DATE: June 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News