Montezuma-Cortez school board OKs $34 million budget

The Montezuma-Cortez School District Re-1 board of education approved a $34 million budget Tuesday night at its regular June meeting. The budget adjusted the one proposed a few weeks ago, after the...

DATE: July 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Animas High School lands $13.7 million for new school

Animas High School has been awarded $13.7 million to build a permanent school on the Fort Lewis College campus from the state’s BEST grant program, which will fund 68.5% of the estimated $20...

DATE: June 29, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango School District 9-R approves $56.6 million budget for 2020-21

The Durango School District 9-R Board of Education unanimously adopted a $56.6 million budget for 2020-21 that includes cuts to account for $3.6 million in reduced state funding and $1.6 million in...

DATE: June 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Group recommends Durango schools ask for $85 million bond

A group looking at maintenance needs of existing schools and studying future capital needs has recommended Durango School District 9-R seek voter approval for $85 million in bonds in the November...

DATE: June 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College to develop solar park

Fort Lewis College will develop a 2 megawatt solar garden at the Old Fort Lewis property south of Hesperus that will not only generate energy but provide opportunities for students and faculty to...

DATE: June 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College trustees approve 2.15% budget reduction

A $47.52 million general fund budget that lays off 12 employees and furloughs 11 others was approved Monday by the Fort Lewis College Board of Trustees for academic year 2020-21. The budget is a...

DATE: June 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Youth programs in Mancos

In conjunction with local artists, residents, and organizations, the Mancos Creative District is offering youth programming this summer that aims to spur creativity and promote a love of the...

DATE: June 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

PCC Southwest celebrates grads, looks to future

This spring, in a ceremony that met the needs of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, 296 students graduated from Pueblo Community College Southwest, earning degrees, certificates and mini-certificates....

DATE: June 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores School District honor roll

The Dolores School District Re-4A has released its honor roll lists from the second semester and fourth quarter. This semester, 124 secondary students made the list, while for the final quarter of...

DATE: June 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Team UP AmeriCorps recruiting for positions in Southwest Colorado

Team UP AmeriCorps is getting ready for its second-year cohort serving Southwest Colorado, and is recruiting team members to serve over a dozen organizations and schools. This year, 15 positions...

DATE: June 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos School District mourns student’s death

The Mancos school community is grieving after the death of one of its students. Brian Hanson, superintendent of Mancos School District Re-6, announced June 6 in a letter to families that student...

DATE: June 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College announces layoffs, furloughs to trim budget

Twelve employees will be laid off and 11 employees will be furloughed next year in moves Fort Lewis College is taking to cut $1.85 million from the general fund budget. FLC had actually pegged the...

DATE: June 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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