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Durango School District explores fundraising options to cover stadium loan

Durango School District 9-R Superintendent Dan Snowberger outlined possible fundraising efforts Monday to pay off the annual loan for the Durango High School stadium. This year, district officials...

DATE: June 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Education

Fort Lewis College to receive 10 cents every time ‘loyalty card’ is used

Fort Lewis College will see extra cash over the next five years from a new loyalty debit card. The FLC Forever Loyalty cards issued by Alpine Bank will generate at least $100,000 to be distributed...

DATE: June 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Kemper students win national math awards

This year, eight Kemper Elementary students won national awards for mathematical excellence through the Math Olympiad program. The program involves a series of written challenges administered...

DATE: June 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

New website for RE-1

The Montezuma-Cortez School District RE-1 has a new website, which staff members say is more user-friendly. The updated site , in the works for several months, aims to improve communication with...

DATE: June 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos Secondary School honor roll

The Mancos Secondary School has released its final honor roll of the school year, celebrating students for achieving high marks during the fourth quarter of 2018-19. Students earned high honors for...

DATE: June 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez Middle School honor roll

As summer gets underway, Montezuma-Cortez Middle School has released its final honor roll list of the 2018-19 school year. Out of the 562 students attending the middle school, 59 were recognized...

DATE: May 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: Education

Eighth graders find local Civil War connections

A few weeks ago, Bobby Sitton’s eighth grade class brought the Civil War to Cortez, both in the classroom and at the local cemetery. It’s an annual tradition for Sitton, a world studies teacher at...

DATE: May 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southwest Open School graduates 20 students

In a ceremony that celebrated diversity and highlighted students’ life paths, 20 students at Southwest Open School received diplomas Wednesday evening. The commencement ceremony was held outdoors...

DATE: May 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos graduates look to the future

The graduating Class of 2019 for Mancos High School showed off their caring and ambitious character during a lively ceremony Friday evening. As the ceremony began, 23 seniors cheered each other on...

DATE: May 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma-Cortez seniors graduate, embark on heroic path

On a sunny Friday morning, over 100 Montezuma-Cortez High School seniors celebrated a new chapter in their life at this year’s commencement ceremony. It was sunflowers galore at this year’s...

DATE: May 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma-Cortez schools approve tax increase

The Montezuma-Cortez school board will put a mill levy override on the November ballot, which board members say will help increase teacher salaries. Specifically, the school district is looking to...

DATE: May 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos school board approves personnel items

The Mancos school board approved a series of personnel items at its regular meeting Monday night including nonrenewal of a contract for a middle school science teacher. The teacher, Kristina...

DATE: May 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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